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Black History, Continued: How Do We Learn to Dream

Black History, Continued: How Do We Learn to Dream

Black History, Continued: How Do We Learn to Dream Black History, Continued: How Do We Learn to Dream R.S.V.P. for this free event Tuesday, April 27 at 7 p.m. Eastern. Our dreams inspire an ever-expanding universe of creation — from comic books and movies to art and poetry. And in the right hands, they can even spark transformational change. What …

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Why was the most expensive artwork in history bought and then hidden?

Why was the most expensive artwork in history bought and then hidden?

Why was the most expensive artwork in history bought and then hidden? Why was the most expensive artwork in history bought and then hidden? F rench curators had worked for a decade to prepare a major exhibition marking the 500th anniversary of the death of Leonardo da Vinci. When it opened, though, the most talked-about painting they had planned to …

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Joe Musgrove Throws First No-Hitter in Padres History

Joe Musgrove Throws First No-Hitter in Padres History

Joe Musgrove Throws First No-Hitter in Padres History Joe Musgrove Throws First No-Hitter in Padres History The final out of the no-hitter was a bouncer to shortstop by Isiah Kiner-Falefa, but Ha-Seong Kim, not Tatis, was there to handle it. Tatis, 22, crumpled to the dirt in pain after a swing in the fifth game of this season, and is …

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How Weeksville, a Center of Black History, Fought to Survive

How Weeksville, a Center of Black History, Fought to Survive

How Weeksville, a Center of Black History, Fought to Survive How Weeksville, a Center of Black History, Fought to Survive Two years ago, Weeksville Heritage Center in Brooklyn, which is dedicated to preserving the remnants of a thriving village established by Black New Yorkers in the years after the state abolished slavery in 1827, was at risk of disappearing. Facing …

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What the History of Pandemics Can Teach Us About Resilience

What the History of Pandemics Can Teach Us About Resilience

What the History of Pandemics Can Teach Us About Resilience What the History of Pandemics Can Teach Us About Resilience And now, the United States faces a pandemic that has disproportionately sickened and killed Americans of color, who are overrepresented in the essential work force yet less likely to have access to medical care. As federal and state governments manage …

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The Trump Presidency Is History. They’re Writing the First Draft.

The Trump Presidency Is History. They’re Writing the First Draft.

The Trump Presidency Is History. They’re Writing the First Draft. The Trump Presidency Is History. They’re Writing the First Draft. From the day he took office, Donald J. Trump had America’s historians on high alert, as they took to news programs, Op-Ed pages and social media to help contextualize every norm-busting twist and turn (and tweet). But last Friday, a …

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The Strange History of Harmony Day and Australia’s Racism Discussion

The Strange History of Harmony Day and Australia’s Racism Discussion

The Strange History of Harmony Day and Australia’s Racism Discussion The Strange History of Harmony Day and Australia’s Racism Discussion The Australia Letter is a weekly newsletter from our Australia bureau. Sign up to get it by email. This week’s issue is written by Yan Zhuang, a reporter with the Australia bureau. Two weeks ago, four local councilors of Asian …

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Deb Haaland Makes History, and Dresses for It

Deb Haaland Makes History, and Dresses for It

Deb Haaland Makes History, and Dresses for It Deb Haaland Makes History, and Dresses for It Forget pantsuit nation. The Washington dress code is changing, one swearing-in at a time. On Thursday, Deb Haaland made history when she began her job as Secretary of the Interior, becoming the first Native American to lead a cabinet-level agency. And she did so …

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Bame history to become mandatory part of Welsh curriculum, government says

Bame history to become mandatory part of Welsh curriculum, government says

Bame history to become mandatory part of Welsh curriculum, government says Bame history to become mandatory part of Welsh curriculum, government says It will become mandatory to teach pupils in Wales about black, Asian and minority ethnic stories (Bame), the country’s government has said. It comes after Plaid Cymru last week called on Welsh history – including the history of …

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Tashnuva Anan Shishir, Transgender News Presenter, Makes History in Bangladesh

Tashnuva Anan Shishir, Transgender News Presenter, Makes History in Bangladesh

Tashnuva Anan Shishir, Transgender News Presenter, Makes History in Bangladesh Tashnuva Anan Shishir, Transgender News Presenter, Makes History in Bangladesh She went to live with an uncle in Narayanganj, but still presenting as male, she was subjected to the same verbal abuse. Searching for answers, she scoured the internet. Finally, she encountered the word “transgender,” and things began to fall …

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