Marty Meehan — American Politician born on December 30, 1956,

Martin Thomas "Marty" Meehan is the current President of the University of Massachusetts, a position he assumed on July 1, 2015. A Democrat, Meehan served in the United States House of Representatives from 1993 to 2007 as the representative for Massachusetts's 5th congressional district, and as Chancellor of the University of Massachusetts Lowell from 2007 to 2015... (wikipedia)

Black History Month must be more than just a month of remembrance; it should be a tribute to our history and reminder of the work that lies in the months and years ahead.
The poorest residents of the gulf coast were most affected by the devastating hurricanes, and the poorest Americans have shouldered a disproportionate share of the burden in Iraq.
It is never too late to regain our credibility around the world.
We need a tougher enforcement program and, most importantly, we need to fix the badly broken ethics system.
As we celebrate Black History Month we should be grateful for the achievements they made and inspired by their legacies to continue their work.