Cade McInelly

Student Historian

Cade McInelly is an undergraduate student at the University of Washington in Seattle, Washington. He earned an associate degree in integrated studies from Cascadia College in 2016 and is currently a junior working towards a BA in history with plans to go to graduate school for the same major. Cade was born and raised in Washington, living in the city of Monroe for most of his life. Cade has had a passion for history since he was in high school and wants to make a career out of it.?

Los Angeles Fire Department Fire Station 30 (1924-1955)

Firemen at Fire Station No. 30, ca. 1930 Image Ownership: Public domain Fire station #30, the first fire station manned by African Americans in the West, was established in 1924. Although the station was created in 1924, African Americans had been serving as firefighters in … Read MoreLos Angeles Fire Department Fire Station 30 (1924-1955)

Bobby Womack (1944-2014)

Image Ownership: Public domain Bobby Womack, American musician and soul singer, was born on March 4, 1944, to Friendly and Naomi Womack in Cleveland, Ohio. Bobby was the middle child of five siblings who were all boys: Friendly Jr., Curtis, Bobby, Harry, and Cecil. Bobby … Read MoreBobby Womack (1944-2014)