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Once-Censored Photos of the WWII Japanese Internment Camps Are Finally Revealed – Sara Barnes

Lange’s heartbreaking photos show the different phases of the internment. She snapped portraits of Japanese-Americans as they wait to register before the “evacuation,” are bused to the camps, and then forced to establish a new routine in the meager and desolate parts of California. The effects—and despair—felt by those confined is palpable through these images. The book … Continue reading Once-Censored Photos of the WWII Japanese Internment Camps Are Finally Revealed – Sara Barnes

Frida Kahlo Writes a Personal Letter to Georgia O’Keeffe After O’Keeffe’s Nervous Breakdown (1933) – Colin Marshall

Important twentieth-century painters, as every student of art history learns, didn't tend to sail smoothly through existence. Those even a little interested in famed Mexican self-portraitist Frida Kahlo have heard much about the travails both romantic and physical she endured in her short life. But in this lesser-known instance, another artist suffered, and Kahlo offered the solace.Available to … Continue reading Frida Kahlo Writes a Personal Letter to Georgia O’Keeffe After O’Keeffe’s Nervous Breakdown (1933) – Colin Marshall

Uxmal: A Window Into The Maya — GALLIVANCE

To the delight of modern tourists, Maya kings sought to outdo each other with more and more impressive temples, and the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Uxmal (pronounced oosh-mal) is an outstanding example. via Uxmal: A Window Into The Maya — GALLIVANCE   Your kindly Donations would be so effective in order to fulfill our future … Continue reading Uxmal: A Window Into The Maya — GALLIVANCE

Faces of Auschwitz – Colorizing Their Registration Photos — Discover

A collaboration between the Auschwitz-Birkenau Museum, digital colorist Marina Amaral, and a team of academics, journalists and volunteers, “Faces of Auschwitz” honors the lives of Auschwitz-Birkenau prisoners by colorizing their registration photos and sharing their individual stories. via Faces of Auschwitz — Discover Your kindly Donations would be so effective in order to fulfill our future … Continue reading Faces of Auschwitz – Colorizing Their Registration Photos — Discover

My Trauma is Not Your Thought Experiment: On Oppressive Empathy — At The Intersection

When it comes to anti-oppression work, I have a problem with empathy. Or rather, I have problem with the ways in which people with privilege and power enact so-called empathy. The ways in which it always seems to demand a centering of their thoughts, feelings, emotions, and experiences in a narrative that otherwise should be … Continue reading My Trauma is Not Your Thought Experiment: On Oppressive Empathy — At The Intersection

Six Wives No Henry: Ann Foster Is Here to Make History Fun — Discover

Writer and historian Ann Foster takes us on in-depth Tudor time travels, picking apart convoluted family trees and 16th-century political intrigue with ease and wit. via #SixWivesNoHenry: Ann Foster Is Here to Make History Fun — Discover Your kindly Donations would be so effective in order to fulfill our future research and endeavors - Thank you … Continue reading Six Wives No Henry: Ann Foster Is Here to Make History Fun — Discover

Archaeologists Discover 2,500-year-old ‘Mummification Workshop’ Near Cairo Close to Egypt’s Famous Pyramids and Find Death Masks, Offal and Even Ancient Measuring Cups — BCNN1 WP

Egyptian archaeologists have discovered an ancient mummification workshop dating back to more than 2,500 years. Specialist stumbled across the find near Egypt’s famed pyramids at an ancient necropolis south of Cairo. The discovery includes a mummification workshop and a shaft, which was used as a communal burial place, and is located at the Saqqara necropolis […] … Continue reading Archaeologists Discover 2,500-year-old ‘Mummification Workshop’ Near Cairo Close to Egypt’s Famous Pyramids and Find Death Masks, Offal and Even Ancient Measuring Cups — BCNN1 WP

A Funeral and a Turf War – Cheri Lucas Rowland

The newspaper clipping is yellowed with age but carefully folded and preserved in a box of papers left by my Irish grandmother. The box was inside a larger one with an assortment of family papers that sat in the back of my closet for more than two decades. I would have opened it far sooner … Continue reading A Funeral and a Turf War – Cheri Lucas Rowland

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