Tag: civil rights

Emmett Till was brutally murdered 63 years ago— here’s why it’s still relevant today

December 1st, 1955: Rosa Parks arrested for refusing to give up seat on bus

“Would you be my neighbor?” How Mr. Rogers’s show helped a generation of children

October 19, 1960: Martin Luther King Jr. is arrested at Rich’s lunch counter in Atlanta

That time Democrats tried to block the first black member of US Congress

August 28, 1957: Strom Thurmond begins longest filibuster recorded to prevent The Civil Rights Act from passing

Natural Woman: The Aretha Franklin story

Everything you need to know to understand today’s Supreme Court

This day in history: July 4th

Interesting insights on the Amish

Teddy Roosevelt’s sons saved Christmas in the White House

History Today 12.11.18

December 11, 1946: UNICEF is founded

The Titanic II may never set sail

One of the “facts” most of us know about Vikings is actually wrong!

Lisa Frank’s long-lasting technicolor popularity

World 12.10.18

How Dr. Seuss helped America defeat Hitler

December 10th, 1906: Teddy Roosevelt becomes first American to Claim Nobel Prize

Decades after WWII was over, these men kept fighting

Declassified information reveals US Navy’s alliance with the Italian mob decades later

World 12.09.18

WWI vet’s diary describes the horrors of war, with a little humor thrown in

How the Austrian army once accidentally managed to defeat itself

A literal riot broke out over the first top hat ever worn, and the reasons why are absolutely ridiculous

When Bjorn Ironside accidentally invaded the wrong city

December 9, 1531: The Virgin of Guadalupe first appears to Juan Diego

World 12.08.18

Canadian First Lady fends off robbers with a loon sculpture

Joan of Arc was BFFs with a mass murderer

December 8, 1660: First woman performs in Shakespeare’s ‘Othello’

Ancient 12.07.18

Found brooch tells a story of Nazi hatred, ancient history and the viking influence on the world

The world’s oldest use of the word ‘Jerusalem’ now on display

Secret images and hidden meanings in history’s most famous paintings

December 7, 1941: Attack on Pearl Harbor

US 12.06.18

Flappers: today’s heroes, yesterday’s villains

December 6, 1917, Finland declares independence

How soldiers in the trenches of WWI really lived

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