Daily Archives: January 27, 2020

Virginia Becomes 38th State to Ratify the ERA

Virginia became the crucial 38th state to ratify the Equal Rights Amendment Monday, a momentous victory for many women’s rights advocates even though it is far from certain the measure ever will be added to the U.S. Constitution. Virginia’s House and Senate approved the resolution to ratify the amendment decades after Congress sent the ERA to the states in 1972,…

Kobe Bryant Portrait on Special Display at Portrait Gallery

As the world mourns the death of NBA legend Kobe Bryant, his portrait will be part of a special display at the National Portrait Gallery starting Monday. A 2007 photograph of Bryant that is part of the museum’s collection was mounted on the first floor of the museum on Monday morning. The black-and-white photograph by Rick Chapman shows Bryant in…