A dominant R&B singer of the 1950s, Ruth Brown was born on this day in 1928. Here she is 60 years ago singing “Every Time It Rains I Think of You” at the Apollo.
Ed Kilgore, a Monthly contributing editor, is a columnist for the Daily Intelligencer, New York magazine’s politics blog, and the managing editor for the Democratic Strategist.
Senate Democrats/FlickrThe Green New Deal Isn't Too Expensive. Doing Nothing Is.When the Japanese attacked American forces on Pearl Harbor in 1941, America responded with a ...read more