Nicholas Iaroslavtsev was born and raised in rural Poulsbo, WA. Son of a direct immigrant from the USSR, his dad taught him to appreciate the history of humanity, especially during the Cold War era. This, coupled with the aid of his high school AP US history teacher Stephen Pagaard, has gifted him with a deep interest in the study of history. Nicholas is currently an undergraduate at the University of Washington, Seattle, and is an intended engineering major. While not his primary field of study, history has always been something that has fascinated him.
The city of Camden, New Jersey was the setting for two deadly race-related riots on September 2nd, 1969, and August 20th, 1971. Both riots were in response to alleged police brutality or murder, the victims being an unidentified young black girl, who was beaten by a white police officer in … Read MoreCamden, New Jersey Riots (1969 and 1971)