February 23rd

On February 23rd, 1868, W. E. B. Du Bois was born. Du Bois was a sociologist, historian, and civil rights activist born in Massachusetts, USA.

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“Why is this lying bastard lying to me?” – Louis Heren

“When a politician tells you something in confidence, always ask yourself Why is this lying bastard lying to me?”
These are the famous words of Louis Heren, the lifetime reporter for The Times whose heart was always in reporting how the news affected ordinary people.