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The History of the South’s Forbidden Black Burials

A proper burial is a ceremony that many of us take for granted, but that was not the case for African Americans for a large portion of history in the U.S. In the premiere of Ritual, Tank Ball explores the … Continue reading

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He passed For Black To Marry Black Woman – The Story Of Clarence King

During America’s Gilded Age, Clarence King was a famous geologist, friend of wealthy, famous, and powerful men. He was a larger-than-life character whose intellect and wanderlust pushed him to survey far-flung regions of the western U.S. and South America and … Continue reading

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Early Japanese Visitor Describes “Baffling” American Culture // (1872) The Iwakura Embassy

[…] xtracts taken from “The Iwakura Embassy, 1871-1873: A True Account of the Ambassador Extraordinary & Plenipotentiary’s Journey of Observation through the United States of America and Europe by Kume Kunitake, Graham Healey, Chushichi Tsuzuki, Martin Collcutt, Andrew Cobbing, P. … Continue reading

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Burt Bacharach | 60 Minutes Archive

In 1999, Lesley Stahl profiled the composer, who some say has supplied the soundtrack for our times. Bacharach died this week at age 94. […]

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Building a wigwam, a time lapse | The Kid Should See This

Historic Huguenot Street built an authentically designed and constructed wigwam on their land in 2017. This time lapse captures the build. A dome made from tree saplings, grasses, bark, buckskin, cloth, and other available local materials, the wigwam was a … Continue reading

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Immerse Yourself in the Food and Art of Oaxaca This February with Murmur Ring’s Curated Tour | Colossal

DECEMBER 13, 2022. MURMUR RING All images by Dylan Chandler This is Murmur Ring’s fourteenth curated tour, with a focus on the food, craft, culture, and art of Oaxaca, Mexico.   Join a group of twenty artists, designers, chefs, and … Continue reading

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The revolutionary artist who propelled the Black Panther movement with imagery | Aeon Videos

How Emory Douglas, the revolutionary artist behind the Black Panthers, created an iconography of resistance and defiance Growing up Black in an era of social upheaval and tumult, Emory Douglas was on the verge of spending his young adulthood in … Continue reading

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The average cost of groceries in Britain vs America

Today we look into the cost of basic groceries like onions and cornflakes to find surprising results in the US and the UK. […]  

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