Posts tagged history
Five Women Artists You Should Know

All of the people I’ve grown up loving and admiring, were men. It felt like the age-old lie that women just aren’t as good as men, or as successful and can’t create artwork that’s as good as what men create. It made me feel wrong or inadequate or just downright angry as a woman desiring to pursue a creative career and feeling like there must be something I lack in my own female-ness.

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A Brief History Of Nordstrom Rack

Nordstrom Rack is arguably the most innovative and affordable stores out there. It has transformed so many people’s lives by giving them the wardrobe that they never thought they would have. Nordstrom has always been a very popular store that is known for having some of the best fashion brands. Although their clientele has always been high, they were mostly clients that were extremely wealthy or those that were hard working class people.

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The History Behind Poetry

It seems like these days there is a day or month dedicated to everything; for example a National Hot Chocolate Day or how last month was International Women’s Month. Well along with it being National Mental Health Awareness Month, April is also National Poetry Month. This brings so much joy to my heart because poetry is probably my single favorite form of art.

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Ruth Bader Ginsberg Is Awesome and Here’s Why

From her days as a student and mother at Harvard to present time as one of the first women on the Supreme Court, Justice Ruth Bader Ginsberg has always prioritized gender equality. With an outspoken demeanor, RBG as a Supreme Court Justice (SJC) embodies the successful change onto society by the Women’s Movement.

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A Brief History of President's Day

While some only think of President's Day as just another day off from work and school. Some may wonder why we even celebrate President's day? Where did the holiday originate? Or when did the day become a holiday? Digging through the history of the holiday, a person can find out some interesting details about the holiday.

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How To Change Your Fingerprint & Place Your Mark On The World

People are born with certain characteristics that identify them as unique individuals. Although the list of differences between one person and another can be quite extensive, one of the most overlooked differences when comparing people is their fingerprint. Usually, people become aware of this difference during the early school years of their life, but somehow or another this knowledge gets stored and lost somewhere in the subconscious.

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Five Movies That Stand the Test of Time, Not Including Casablanca

There are movies that are remembered because they helped shape pop culture though they are not remembered well, for example, The Maltese Falcon. There are movies that are technically and emotionally brilliant, that have changed the face of filmmaking, that people don’t seem to want to see, for example, 8 1/2. Then, there are movies like Gone with the Wind.

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5 Facts About Pearl Harbor

We've all heard of the movie Pearl Harbor and possibly even saw it. But the real question is do you really know the background of Pearl Harbor? Pearl Harbor is usually celebrated on December 7th and it commemorates the attack on Pearl Harbor in Hawaii during World War II. Many American men and women lost their lives and were injured on December 7th, 1941.

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Is The N Word Too Casually Used In The Black Community?

In the black community, there has always been controversy surrounding the use of the N-word. Some feel like it’s a word only the black community can use as a term of endearment, while others feel like the word is just too offensive to be used by anyone especially the black community. The N-word goes back centuries by whites to make the African slaves feel like they were less than others. Since then anyone who uses the word outside of the black community is referred to as a racist.

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A Series of Unpopular Opinions

Recently on Twitter, there has been a trend of “unpopular opinions.” Opinions ranging from music, politics, television shows, fashion, and plenty of others. And tons of people have been sharing those opinions. There are those opinions that are almost fact because everyone agrees with them. Thus, making those unpopular opinions not so unpopular anymore.

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A Brief History Of: African Hair Protective Styling 

Black hair has been an integral part of black history. African hair is one of the most versatile, yet diversified hair textures. African American hair texture ranges from kinky to coily, to curly. But, it is also considered one of the most fragile to manipulate. However, maintaining African American hair comes with a lot of practice and patience.

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International Women’s Day & Why It’s So Important

Today, we celebrate women... our sisters, mothers, friends, aunts, grandmas, and so much more. Women's Day has been celebrated internationally for over 100 years (since 1911)! The very first celebration of women was held two years earlier in the United States on February 28. It was the socialist party who initiated the celebration in response to the 1908 Ladies' Garment Worker's Union Strike.

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Is Black History Month Celebrated Enough?

Every February begins the celebration of Black History Month. This was created to showcase all the achievements and advancements that black people have done. It began as a way to include black people into history because society wasn’t giving them their recognition. It was extremely hard to get society to accept the fact that there was a need for Black History Month.

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A Brief History of Action Sports

Life doesn't always present us with heart-pounding excitement. Living can sometimes turn dull or boring, and this can get under our skin quite a bit. When living becomes safe, repetitive, or stale, we as human beings need some risk, adrenaline, and danger to remind ourselves of how fragile life can be.

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