NASA’s Opportunity rover captured spectacular views of Mars
Some community activists on Chicago’s South Side, such as Mark Allen of the group Black Wall Street Chicago, have been left disillusioned by the president who once made their acquaintance.
Chicago activist Mark S. Allen, chairman and acting executive director of Black Wall Street Chicago, a group that struggles to promote economic growth on the South Side of the city, sits in his “club,” a community bar named The There. He was formerly an acquaintance of President Obama, but says, “Things haven’t gone the way we’d hoped after Barack got elected.”Heather Stone/For The Washington Post
NASA tried one last time to contact its record-setting Mars rover Opportunity, but declared it dead on Feb. 13, 2019, 15 years after arriving at the Red Planet. The solar-powered rover has been silent for eight months, victim of one of the most intense dust storms in decades.