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News | Israel & The Jewish Community

Why Isn't There a Palestinian State?

Why don't the Palestinians have their own country? Is it the fault of Israel? Of the Palestinians? Of both parties? David Brog, Executive Director of the Maccabee Task Force, shares the surprising answers. Read David Brog's book, "Reclaiming Israel's Hist

History | History

The O.K. Corral: The Gunfight of All Gunfights

This Gunfight at the O.K. Corral lasted just 30 seconds. But its legend has endured for more than a decade. We dissect the battle's myth and lure.

Politics | Media Bias

Calling for End to Israel, CNN Reporter Claims Jerusalem ‘Never Been More Divided’

CNN's reliably anti-Israel correspondent based Ben Wedeman claims Jerusalem has never been more divided, apparently forget that Jerusalem was sliced down the middle by

History | History

Jerusalem During the War of Independence—Now in Color!

The blockade of Jerusalem began during the first few days of the War of Independence, spreading from the Old City's Jewish Quarter to the rest of Jerusalem. These color photos from 1948 show us what life was like in the city that was cut off from the rest

History | History

Israel’s Critics Are Right: ‘Sheikh Jarrah’ Exemplifies the Arab-Israeli Conflict, and Arab Jew-Hatred

The entrance to the Jerusalem neighborhood of Sheikh Jarrah. Photo: Tamar Hayardeni/Wikimedia. JNS.org – Last week, anti-Israel forces went into …

History | History

60 Years Ago, Alan Shepard Became The First American In Space

The passing of Apollo 11's Michael Collins along with the 60th anniversary of Alan Shepard's historic flight reminds us how inspiring exploration can be.

Politics | Politics

Does Biden Know the History of 'We Do Our Part'? | RealClearPolitics

President Biden is clearly in a Franklin D. Roosevelt frame of mind. Summing up his policy vision in an address to a joint session of Congress last week, he...

History | History

5 Things You Didn't Know About Alan Shepard

Nov. 18 is Alan Shepard's birthday. HowStuffWorks Now shares some little-known facts about the first American in space.

Politics | Op-Ed

Victor Davis Hanson: The New Antiracism Is the Old Racism

What will be the future of the mass hysteria spawned last summer? No one knows. But its destination, if unchecked, will be ethnic tensions and sectarian strife…

History | History

INTO THE FRAY: When did Palestine become Palestine?

The Palestinian Arabs’ claim for sovereignty over what they now insist is their long yearned-for homeland arose only after 1967—i.e. when it came under Jewish administration.

History | History

Camelot on the Carolina Coast - Local Life

Charles Fraser and the wild, glory days of Sea Pines Company. Story by Tommy Baysden A good bit has been written about the serendipitous series of circumstances leading to the …

History | History

The Holocaust truths left out of the history texts

The story school history books leave out tells how the US and Hitler cooperated in the crimes committed against the Jewish people. Op-ed.

Sports | Mat surfing

George Greenough Discussing Surf Mats - 1985

Legendary surfer George Greenough talks about the 4th Gear Flyer surf mat in this video shot at his home in Santa Barbara in 1985.Mat Riding Blog: http://su...

History | History

Can We Really Picture Auschwitz?

As memories of the Holocaust fade, one survivor’s images remain vivid.

History | History

Winston Churchill in Palestine – 100 years on

“The establishment of a Jewish National Home in Palestine will be a blessing to the whole world.”

History | History

New Jersey Estate Owned by Napoleon’s Older Brother Set to Become State Park

In 1815, exiled Spanish king Joseph Bonaparte fled to the U.S., where he lived in luxury on a sprawling, 60-acre estate

Politics | Politics

Did Capitalism Save Communist China? | PragerU

How did one of the world’s poorest countries—China—become, in thirty years, one of the world’s richest? The answer is surprisingly simple and surprisingly powerful. China scholar Helen Raleigh breaks it down.

Politics | POLITICS

Open Borders: An Assault on Common Sense

“We hold these truths to be self-evident…”
So begins one of the most pivotal pronouncements in the advancement of human liberty. With those words, Thomas...

Politics | BLM

Why Black Lives Matter is a politically correct ISIS

The destruction of historical and\or ancient tombs marks every great totalitarian phenomenon in history. ISIS did it, BLM does it now. Op-ed

History | History

Why It's Ignorant To Pretend U.S. Lands Still Belong To Native Tribes

Like most new racial history exercises, land acknowledgments are less about a true reflection of the past than grievance politics and superficial gestures.

Miscellaneous | Interesting stories

A Chapter In U.S. History Often Ignored: The Flight Of Runaway Slaves To Mexico

As the U.S. Treasury considers putting Harriet Tubman on the $20 bill to honor her role in the northbound underground railroad, there is new attention to the often-overlooked southbound route.

Miscellaneous | Interesting stories

'Black Moses' Lives On: How Marcus Garvey's Vision Still Resonates : Throughline

Decades before Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and Malcolm X, Marcus Garvey attracted millions with a simple, uncompromising message: Black people deserved nothing less than everything, and if that couldn't happen in the United States, they should return to Af

History | History

The Palestinians Compare Israel to the Nazis, But They Were the Real Collaborators With Hitler

The mufti of Jerusalem, Haj Amin al-Husseini, meets with Adolf Hitler in 1941. Photo: German Federal Archives via Wikimedia Commons. …

Miscellaneous | Interesting stories

We used it to pray to the Almighty. Today colonizers use it in praise of the almighty dollar.

Tobacco was never used for recreation, only in ceremony. It was considered sacred and not for everyday use.Native Strength is the Native American centuries-...

Entertainment | Culture/Art

Lawrence Ferlinghetti, Beat Poet And Small Press Publisher, Dies At 101

In 1956, Ferlinghetti published the first edition of Allen Ginsberg's Howl. According to one critic, his greatest accomplishments were fighting censorship and starting a small press revolution.

Entertainment | Culture/Art

Rebellion and rock ‘n’ roll: The Sunset Strip in the ’60s

How go-go dancing teens—and the underage clubs that embraced them—turned the Strip technicolor.

Politics | Campus Watch

The hatred of the stupid for the smart

Why do so many student activists hate Jews? It’s a mix of racism and envy.

Politics | Politics

The Federalist Papers and ‘The Violence of Faction’

It has been said that the oldest word in American politics is “new.” Even the United States Constitution, by far the oldest written constitution in the world…

Politics | Education or Indoctrination?

1619 Project Backlash Is Building in Statehouses Across the Country

Lawmakers in five states have filed bills to defund schools that teach the Marxist critical race theory of the 1619 Project.

History | History

How A U.S. President And A Former Slave Became Friends

One was born in a one-room cabin in Kentucky. The other, born into slavery in Maryland. In time, they became two of America's best leaders.

Science & Technology | Cool Stuff

Apollo 14: ‘A Wild Place Up Here’

Apollo 14 was the eighth crewed Apollo mission and the third to land on the Moon. On January 31, 1971, Apollo 14 launched from Kennedy Space Center with a cr...

Politics | Op-Ed

Who Killed the Anti-War Democrats? - American Greatness

After three generations the anti-war tendency within America’s oldest political party has been thoroughly alienated from its leadership and rendered impotent.

History | History

8 of History's Strangest Taxes

History is full of kings and governments who have tried to earn money by taxing anything from beards to bachelors.

News | Israel/Jewish Community

The uncomfortable truth about BLM, Malcolm X and anti-Semitism | The Spectator

Fifty-five years ago, Martin Luther King delivered a speech to 50,000 Americans in which he demanded justice for persecuted Jews behind the Iron Curtain.
‘The absence of opportunity to associate as Jews in the enjoyment of Jewish culture and religious exp

History | History

Medicine's Role in the Holocaust and Contemporary Implications | Ethics | AMA Journal of Ethics | AMA Ed Hub

This article considers a historical approach to teaching the Holocaust's contemporary ethical implications for clinicians and their practices.

History | History

When Abraham Lincoln Tried His Hand at Being a True Crime Writer | Mental Floss

In another era, Abraham Lincoln could have made for a great 'Dateline NBC' producer. The future president once penned a true crime tale based on a murder case he worked on as a lawyer.

Politics | Politics

Trump wasn't at the inauguration to hand Biden the nuclear 'football.' The transfer happened differently for the very first time.

President-elect Joe Biden will get the nuclear "football," an oddly shaped 45-pound briefcase controlling the country's massive nuclear arsenal.

Entertainment | The Original Series

How Martin Luther King Jr. Kept 'Star Trek' Flying High | Mental Floss

Civil rights activist and stealth Trekker Martin Luther King Jr. had an intense conversation with one of the show's main cast members in order to keep the series intact.

History | History

5 Presidents Who Didn't Attend Their Successor's Inauguration

On the day of the 2021 inauguration of President-elect Joe Biden, President Donald Trump will join the small group of presidents who skipped their replacement's swearing-in ceremony.

Politics | Politics

A president hasn't refused to attend the inauguration of his successor in 152 years. Donald Trump will change that

Trump will join presidents Andrew Johnson, John Adams and John Quincy Adams in choosing not to attend the inauguration of his successor.

History | History

Six Other Times People Broke Into the U.S. Capitol

Pro-Trump protesters broke into the U.S. Capitol on Wednesday. In doing so, they joined an infamous list.

History | History

Last Documented Civil War Widow Dies At 101

The last publicly documented widow of a Civil War veteran died last month at the age of 101. "It is my sad duty to report the death of Helen Viola

History | History

Beware Political Agendas That Come With Thanksgiving 'Myth-Busting'

Revisionist histories are nearly always written (or posted to the internet) with an agenda in mind — it's no different for the Pilgrims and Thanksgiving.

History | History

Hours after the attack on Pearl Harbor, US Marines took on the Japanese in what became the Alamo of the Pacific

The destruction of the US Pacific Fleet at Pearl Harbor meant Wake Island was on its own as Japan advanced across the Pacific.

History | History

US battleships fired their guns for the last time 30 years ago. Here's how they dominated the seas for nearly a century.

Aircraft carriers are now the centerpiece of the Navy fleet, but for nearly a century, battleships sailed into combat around the world.

History | History

Son of a pilot shares how a West Point ring saved his father from the Nazis during WWII

Son of a pilot shares how a West Point ring saved his father from the Nazis during WW2

Entertainment | Culture/Art

Inside Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera's Life in San Francisco | KQED

The Bay Area provided Kahlo and Rivera a place to create and thrive, and they gave San Francisco a lasting blueprint for creativity.

News | News

Last Potomac River ferry shuts down after more than 230 years of operation

The historic White’s Ferry, the last remaining ferry service to travel between Virginia and Maryland across the Potomac River, announced on Monday that it would be ceasing operations.

History | History

When Elvis Helped to Conquer Polio

After a deadly mistake sapped public confidence in inoculations, the medical community found an unlikely ally in the King of Rock ’n Roll.

News | Interesting Stories

Cipher solved in Zodiac Killer case decades after it was sent

A coded message allegedly sent by the Zodiac Killer has finally been cracked by amateur sleuths.

History | History

Germany sorry for snubbing William Cooper and Australian Aborigines' League's protest at Nazi persecution of Jews

The German government has apologised after its consulate in Melbourne refused in 1938 to accept a letter of protest from the Australian Aborigines' League about Nazi attacks.

History | History

Chuck Yeager: Broken Ribs, Broom Handles, and Glamorous Glen. The Unbelievable True Story Of The Hero Who Broke The Sound Barrier

At the age of 97, retired U.S. Air Force Brigadier General pilot Chuck Yeager died on December 7th 2020. His wife, Victoria Yeager, announced his passing.

News | Israel & The Jewish Community

Modern Maccabees: Scope of Jewish resistance to Nazis highly underestimated

Display at London’s Wiener Holocaust Library from December 8 reveals often underestimate rescue efforts and armed uprisings, as Jews fought back against their persecutors

News | Interesting Stories

Chuck Yeager - Quotes, Career & Age - Biography

Longtime U.S. Air Force pilot Chuck Yeager made history in 1947 as the first person to break the sound barrier in flight.

History | History

Stop whitewashing FDR's abandonment of the Jews

Documents show that State Dep't officials briefed the president on their efforts to keep refugees out. FDR simply did not want Jews.Op-ed.

Music | Music

THE MC5 AND JOHN SINCLAIR: THE ROCK & ROLL REVOLUTION BEGAN IN DETROIT

The story of Detroit's White Panther movement, the MC5, the F.B.I., and how John Lennon helped free leader John Sinclair

Politics | Politics

Historic First: Under Trump, Half Of National Security Council Leaders Are Women

For the first time in history, half of the senior leaders of the National Security Council are women. Twelve of the 24 directorates are now female-led.

History | History

How the P-47 Thunderbolt Helped Win World War II - InsideHook

The P-47 Thunderbolt was an essential part of the Allied effort in World War II. Its design made it a versataile craft and useful in a number of situations.

News | News

UNPACKED - Watch: Where Did The Menorah Go?

UNPACKED – Watch: Where Did The Menorah Go? What happened to the menorah, the iconic Jewish symbol that once stood in the First and Second Temples, is a question that has caused speculation for generations. The most popular theory claims the menorah

History | History

Operation Brothers: The Mossad’s Red Sea Diving Resort

Encyclopedia of Jewish and Israeli history, politics and culture, with biographies, statistics, articles and documents on topics from anti-Semitism to Zionism.

Sports | Cycling

America's Greatest Cycling Collection - Bike Memorabilia

Brett and Shelly Horton have amassed one of the largest collections in the world of objects celebrate bike racing's rich and dramatic history.

History | History

10 Things You May Not Know About the French and Indian War

10 surprising facts about the imperial war for colonial domination between Great Britain and France.

History | History

Stunning ancient site discovered near US embassy in Jerusalem | Fox News

Archaeologists in Israel have discovered a stunning ancient site near the U.S. Embassy in Jerusalem.

History | History

Ancient Muslim Texts Confirm the Jewish Temple in Jerusalem | Jerusalem Center for Public Affairs

Jerusalem Center researcher Nadav Shragai responds to modern-day Muslim and Palestinian fabrications about the Jewish Temple in Jerusalem with the

History | History

A World War II Veteran Recalls Shooting Down Nazis In His P-38 Lightning

Jim Kunkle did it all. He flew the Lightning. He shot down German fighters. He earned America’s second highest award for valor in battle.

History | History

Think the Founding Fathers Were a Bunch of Old Men? Think Again

We see them in paintings of the day as a congregation of arthritic old men, drily deciding the terms of the new republic when, in actuality, some were as young as 26.

History | History

Why Chuck Yeager Might Be the Greatest Pilot of All Time

Before Yeager did it, people thought it was impossible to break the sound barrier in flight. So how did he do it? And what other amazing feats did he accomplish?

Politics | Politics

Why We Are a Republic, Not a Democracy

Democracy can easily devolve into tyranny by majority rule. The Founders understood this danger, and so they placed numerous checks on the power of the majority.

Miscellaneous | Interesting stories

A history of US military ships, from the Revolutionary War to today

Using U.S. Navy archives, historical accounts, news reports, museum databases, and official records of individual ships, Stacker explores the most important, most advanced, and most successful ships in the long and storied history of the United States Nav

History | History

How a Tiny Cape Cod Town Survived World War I's Only Attack on American Soil | History | Smithsonian

A century ago, a German U-boat fired at five vessels and a Massachusetts beach before slinking back out to sea

Politics | Leftist Lies

Kamala Harris Will Be America's SECOND VP of Color, More Than 90 Years After the First

The Democratic Party, which has historically lagged the Republican Party on racial justice, finally accomplished what the GOP achieved nearly a century ago.

History | History

First World War composite photos bring past to life | The Week UK

Then-and-now images put snapshots of the Great War in a 21st century setting

History | History

Out-Of-Print Children's Biographies Repudiate Uneducated Anti-Americans

Forty years ago, as my children’s book collection proves, grade-school history pedagogy offered a diverse and inclusive narrative about our national past.

History | History

There's a 160-Year-Old Tunnel Full of Rusting WWII Cars Under the Streets of Naples

Deep below a royal plaza, hundreds of vintage cars and motorcycles line an underground passageway built in the 1800s.

Family & Parenting | Education

Curriculum | 1776 Unites | Uplifting Everyday Americans

1776 Unites educates. The 1776 Unites curriculum offers authentic, inspiring stories from American history that show what is best in our national character and what our freedom makes possible even in

Politics | Politics

The Reason Supreme Court Justices Wear Black Robes

The tradition of judges wearing black robes goes back centuries, but the meaning behind it is as timely as ever.

Politics | The SCOTUS

How The Left Is Trying To Gaslight Americans On ‘Court-Packing’

During a debate between Montana Senator Steve Daines (R) and Democratic Governor-turned-Senate candidate Steve Bullock on Saturday, an exchange took place

History | History

Vice Presidential Debate: Kamala Harris' Dishonesty on Abe Lincoln

Harris claimed at the VP debate that Abraham Lincoln refused to nominate a candidate for Chief Justice in October 1864 because "Honest Abe said, it's not the right thing to do" and wanted the people to vote first. Lincoln, of course, said no such thing.

History | History

One of President John Tyler's Grandsons Has Died

Lyon Gardiner Tyler, Jr. died on September 26, 2020—175 years after his grandfather John Tyler left the White House in 1845.

Politics | Politics

Trump has more in common with Lincoln than you might think | TheHill

Lincoln governed during the most divided era in our nation’s history — Trump is governing in the most acrimonious period since.

Science & Technology | Israeli Innovation

What Do 2,000-Year-Old Ancient Judean Dates Taste Like? Israeli Scientists Found Out

Israeli scientists harvested ancient dates at Kibbutz Ketura, after 15 years of patience, hope, and ground-breaking agriculture techniques.

Music | Music

How 'This Land Is Your Land' Roamed And Rambled Into American Life

Woody Guthrie was born into the Dust Bowl's devastation and displacement. His signature song, taught in classrooms and sung at protests, offers an expansive, inclusive idea of what home can be.

Politics | Politics

Supreme Court & Republicans -- History Is on the Side of Republicans Filling a Vacancy in 2020 | National Review

Choosing not to fill a Supreme Court vacancy would be a historically unprecedented act of unilateral disarmament.

News | News

The Queen’s Guard May Have to Give Up Their Iconic Bearskin Hats

The 1.5-foot hats famously worn by the Buckingham Palace guards date back to the Battle of Waterloo in 1815.

News | Israel & The Jewish Community

Study: More than one in 10 Americans under 40 thinks Jews caused the Holocaust

Holocaust knowledge particularly low in New York, despite state having the largest population of Jews in the US

Miscellaneous | Interesting stories

A History of Mexico for Gringos

By Frank Gormlie Most gringos don’t know too much of the history of Mexico – our southern neighbor – even though Mexico is so much part of the culture of Southern California. U.S.…

History | HISTORY

What Happened on 9/11 | PragerU

9/11 shocked America and changed the course of modern history. Everyone knows what happened on that day…right? The truth is, many young people don’t, but they need to. CJ Pearson explains why.

News | News

UNPACKED - Podcast: Israeli History with Noam Weissman

UNPACKED – Podcast: Israeli History with Noam Weissman     Go behind the scenes of Israeli history with self-confessed history nerd Noam Weissman. Each week, he offers a fresh perspective on some of the most controversial and interesting e

News | News

Trump Says Schools Teaching NY Times' 1619 Project 'Will Not Be Funded'

President Donald Trump on Sunday warned the Department of Education is investigating the use of the New York ...

History | us history

Most Agree With Trump On Need for ‘Patriotic Education’ - Rasmussen Reports®

Voters feel better about America’s public schools these days, but most agree with President Trump that we need to restore patriotic education to the curriculum.

History | History

It’s Time to Recognize the Contribution of the Jewish Resistance to the Rescue of the Jews of France

Léon Blum, the Jewish socialist politician who served as Prime Minister of France, led the efforts of the “Vichy 80” …

Politics | Judea & Samaria

Why The West Bank Is Not ‘Palestinian’ Land

The community of Beit El in Judea and Samaria. Photo: Wikimedia Commons. “Who can challenge the rights of the Jews …

History | History

When George Washington Met Moses

Scholars of religious freedom have called Washington’s letter to Moses Seixas and the congregation a milestone in human rights. For the first time, members of religious minorities were granted full partnership in the nation they inhabited as a matter of p

Politics | Opinion

Instead Of Rejecting It, The Civil Rights Movement Fulfilled The American Revolution

American colonial leaders in the 18th century and Martin Luther King, Jr. both fused religious beliefs with philosophical principles to motivate action.

History | History

Judea Pearl: A Lesson for Seth Rogen (and All Jews) on Early Zionists and Arabs

The Israeli flag at the Western Wall in Jerusalem. Photo: Hynek Moravec via Wikimedia Commons. Seth Rogen’s interview on Marc …

History | History

75 Years Later, It's Clear Truman Was Right To Drop The Atomic Bomb

Ultimately, the decision to use atomic weapons against Japan hastened the end to WWII, halted further Soviet aggression, and saved millions of lives.

News | News

Chicago-Area Leaders Call for Illinois to Abolish History Classes – NBC Chicago

Leaders in education, politics and other areas gathered in suburban Evanston Sunday to ask that the Illinois State Board of Education change the history...

Miscellaneous | Interesting stories

Hawaii: The Stolen Paradise (Hawaii Documentary) | History Documentary | Reel Truth History

Subscribe here: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCb7xZQi7F3RW7BNtR57cNnA?sub_confirmation=1 to be the first to watch more full length documentaries. Hawaii w...

News | Israel & The Jewish Community

Why Seth Rogen’s Anti-Israel Rant Matters

Seth Rogan told Marc Maron that support for Israel is outdated thinking. His opinion rests on a deep ignorance of the history of Israel and the Jewish people.

Music | Music

Circle Jerks - My Career as a Jerk

Published by MVD Entertainment Group 2012, this was the 1st band to have fast and technical drumming into their music. Fun fact: Chuck Berry mentioned they w...

Politics | Politics

Chicago removes Columbus statue from Grant Park in dead of night

Workers arrived under cover of darkness early Friday to remove a Christopher Columbus statue from Chicago’s Grant Park – a week after rioters clashed with city police as they attempted to tear the statue down.

History | History

Zionism | Definition, History, Examples, & Facts | Britannica

Zionism, Jewish nationalist movement that originated in eastern and central Europe in the latter part of the 19th century that has had as its goal the creation and support of a Jewish national state in Palestine, the ancient homeland of the Jews. Learn mo

History | History

Slavery - The Whole Story - YouTube

Most people do not know the complete story of slavery. The half story of slavery is the evil white man on a wooden ship on the west coast of Africa. The whol...

Politics | Op-Ed

5 Arguments Against 'America Is a Racist Country'

The left-wing charge that America is a racist country is the greatest national libel since the Blood Libel against the Jews. America is, in fact, the least racist multiracial, multiethnic country in world history.

History | History

Wreck of renowned USS Nevada uncovered near Pearl Harbor

USS Nevada (BB-36) was found as the result of a joint project between SEARCH, Inc., an American archaeology firm, and marine robotics company Ocean Infinity.

History | History

My Right Word: Are Palestinians Philistines?

Here is a Philistine artifact found in the Land of Israel: No Arabic you'll notice. Here is an inscription from Tel Arad left by th...

History | History

The Left Says America Was Built On ‘Stolen Land’; Here’s The Reality That Narrative Ignores

The latest monument to come under fire by the Left is one that they’ll probably need more than a chain and a small band of vandals to pull down. Mount Rushmore, a symbol of “white domination” and “white supremacy” — and, even worse now, the site of a Pres

Health & Fitness | News Items

The Biggest Psychological Experiment in History Is Running Now - Scientific American

Scientific American is the essential guide to the most awe-inspiring advances in science and technology, explaining how they change our understanding of the world and shape our lives.

History | History

NASA Names Headquarters for 'Hidden Figure' Mary Jackson

Mary W. Jackson, NASA’s first Black female engineer, was an unsung hero of the Space Race in the 1960s.

History | History

Flashback - Trump Takes Mandela Under His Wing - Los Angeles Times

One of the last details to be arranged in Nelson Mandela's hastily orchestrated tour of the United States was lining up the aircraft that would take him to the eight cities on his itinerary.

News | The News

Nashville Prep School Ends Annual George Washington Celebration Because It’s Not ‘Relevant To The Way That We Teach History’

A prominent prep school in Nashville, Tennessee has said it will no longer hold its annual celebration of George Washington because its “not consistent or relevant to the way that we teach history today.” The prep school, Harpeth Hall, made the decision l

News | News

George Washington statue toppled by protesters in Portland, Oregon - CBS News

Nation's first president was slave owner, and demonstrators for racial ljustice and police reform target his statue in Portland, Oregon.

Politics | Politics

Aunt Jemima's Great-Grandson Enraged Her Legacy Will Be Erased | Chicago, IL Patch

Erasing Aunt Jemima Lets Quaker Oats Off Too Easy - Chicago, IL - MARK KONKOL COLUMN: Aunt Jemima's great-grandson says "retiring" racially charged brand erases his family legacy, America's ugly history.

History | History

Battle of Bunker Hill | encyclopedia article by TheFreeDictionary

encyclopedia article about Battle of Bunker Hill. Wikipedia (TheFreeDictionary.com mirror)

History | History

Progressive Racism and the Tulsa Massacre of 1921

resident Trump was roundly criticized for scheduling a rally in Tulsa on a day celebrated by many African-Americans as “Juneteenth,” which commemorates Union General Gordon Granger’s announcement on June 19, 1865 in Galveston that those held as slaves in

History | History

The first vice president of color was a Republican elected over 90 years ago

Joe Biden's pledge to choose a woman as his running mate, and his consideration of several black female officeholders for the role, has spurred considerable chatter about diversity in the nation's second-highest office.

Music | Music

Turn it Around, the history of East Bay Punk - 2017 (subtitulado por kultura del subsuelo)

Narra el surgimiento de la movida punk en la bahía este de California a fines de los 80s y principios de los 90s; de la mano de la creación de un lugar de culto cómo es el 924 Gilman Street

Politics | Politics

Learning from the painful past instead of tearing it down

Entertainment | Entertainment

Bruce Lee: The Mystery Surrounding the Martial Artist's Death

The actor was just weeks away from the premiere of 'Exit the Dragon' when he suddenly — and shockingly — died in Hong Kong.

History | History

A Brief History of the White House Bunker

Pearl Harbor prompted the White House to build a bomb shelter, and 9/11 might have prompted the construction of another.

History | History

'Farhud' Massacre of Iraqi Jews Remembered, 79 Years Later

Rioters during the antisemitic pogrom in Baghdad, Iraq, known as the ‘Farhud,’ June 1, 1941. Photo: Twitter. Jewish leaders and …

History | History

15 Historical Facts That Will Make You Question Your Perception of Time

Our perception of time can be pretty skewed, especially when it comes to history. Read through this list of amazing historical facts and then review the historical timeline you have in your mind. It’ll probably change… 1. Woolly Mammoths still roamed the

History | History

Victorian Women Worked Out, Too—They Just Did It Wearing Corsets

Victorian women weren’t exactly doing HIIT workouts—in fact, they were trying not to break a sweat at all.

Food & Drink | Food & Drink

The Long, Fascinating History of Chocolate

In this episode of Food History, we're digging into the history of chocolate—a treat that was enjoyed around the world for centuries before it was turned into a Hershey bar.

News | News

Victor Rosenthal - A Short History of an Interminable Conflict

Victor Rosenthal – A Short History of an Interminable Conflict In 1948 the state was declared as the British colonialists finally left, and the ensuing war was called the “War of Independence.” Most wars of independence are fought directly again

Sports | Cycling

Highland Adventures - Peloton Magazine

“So wondrous wild, the whole might seem / the scenery of a fairy dream.” — from “The Lady of the Lake,” by Sir Walter Scott Gravel riding may be cycling’s latest craze, but it’s nothing new. In Britain, touring cyclists were venturing onto u

History | History

Elder Of Ziyon - British census in 1922 says that lots of Arabs came to Beersheva from Transjordan and Arabia

Blogging about Israel and the Arab world since, oh, forever.

Music | Music

Eastside Punks, Episode 2: The Brat

The Brat In our second installment of Eastside Punks, we focus on East L.A. legends The Brat. Formed in the late 1970s, vocalist Teresa Covarrubias, guitaris...

History | History

New Book Reveals a Gripping True Story From Auschwitz | Jewish & Israel News Algemeiner

The main gate at the Auschwitz concentration camp. Photo: Auschwitz-Birkenau Memorial and Museum. In his gripping new book, The Boy …

Miscellaneous | Interesting stories

May 5, 1970 Was the Most Violent Day Within the Country in American History

The day after the Kent State Massacre, Tuesday, May 5, was one of the most violent days in American history. It was the day when college and university students realized that four from their genera…

Miscellaneous | Opinion

Opinion | Four Students Were Killed in Ohio. America Was Never the Same.

The Kent State shootings marked the end of the 1960s, and the beginning of our era of political polarization.

Miscellaneous | Interesting stories

Devo's Jerry Casale Looks Back at Kent State 50 Years Later: 'Time Stood Still'

“I saw somebody in charge yelling at these two lines of National Guardsmen and then he made a hand gesture,” says Casale. “That is when they started shooting”

Music | Music

1981 series on the music industry in San Diego and beyond - Part 3

In 1981, News 8’s Larry Himmel presented a three-part series on the business of making and releasing music in San Diego and beyond. Larry wrapped up his musi...

Politics | Op-Ed

Welcome Back to History America

Welcome back to history, America, it was wondering where you were. The coronavirus pandemic has upended most everything we assumed about the future, including the assumption that the Drudge Report would forever be a grounded center-right news aggregator.

History | History

A brief history of Passover, which honors resilience amid adversity

On this important holiday, Jews around the world commemorate the Israelites' liberation from enslavement in ancient Egypt.