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Barbara Lee pays tribute to MLK on anniversary of assassination

Today, Congresswoman Lee released the following statement to commemorate the 50th anniversary of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s assassination: courtesy of Peter Max “Fifty years ago today, our nation was forever changed when Dr. King was tragically shot and killed while standing on the balcony of the Lorraine Motel. Dr. King was a revolutionary who More...

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By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, February 14th, 2018
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The History of St Valentine, creation of the holiday

While cards, candy, flowers and romance take center stage to celebrate Valentine’s Day, it was on February 14 around the year 278 A.D., Valentine, a holy priest in Rome in the days of Emperor Claudius II, More...

By Butter Bracco On Friday, February 2nd, 2018
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The First Groundhog Day: February 2, 1887 and the beginning of the Punxsutawney Phil traditions

On this day in 1887, Groundhog Day, featuring a rodent meteorologist, is celebrated for the first time at Gobbler’s Knob in Punxsutawney, Pennsylvania. The legend of Punxsutawney Phil is born. According to More...

By Judy Aron On Monday, January 15th, 2018
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Martin Luther King Jr And His Guns

“MLK had a houseful of guns. Ironically, he was turned down for a carry permit, because, being African American, he was deemed by local law enforcement to be “not suitable.” Yes – you heard More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, January 5th, 2018
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Disney celebrates National Spaghetti Day by announcing that ‘Lady and Tramp’ Walt Disney Signature Collection will arrive next month

What better way to ring in National Spaghetti Day than Disney announcing their 1955 romantic animated classic Lady and the Tramp will receive the Walt Disney Signature Collection treatment next month. From Disney: “Today More...

By Guest Author On Tuesday, December 5th, 2017
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6 Wars that changed history forever

Irrespective of whether people like it or not, wars have played a great role in shaping the world to what it is right now. The current political situation, the number of developed and under-developed countries are More...

By Brandon Jones On Monday, November 6th, 2017
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Michael Kelly previews ‘The Long Road Home’: it’s story about the ‘true cost of war,’ a ‘story about humanity’

National Geographic’s new miniseries “The Long Road Home” centers on the fame ambush in Iraq, April 4, 2004 – “Black Sunday.” House of Cards star Michael Kelly stars at Lt. Col. Gary Volesky, the More...

By Guest Author On Monday, October 30th, 2017
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The Challenger Disaster: What Went Wrong?

The Space Shuttle Challenger on its STS-51L mission was launched for the first time on January 28, 1986, from pad 39B at the Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral. The families of the astronauts were there, many More...

By Guest Author On Wednesday, September 6th, 2017
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You’ve Probably Never Heard of These 8 Super Generous Philanthropists

You’ve heard of the Rockefellers, who stood astride the industrial world at the turn of the 20th century. donkeyhotey donkeyhotey.wordpress.com You’ve heard of Andrew Carnegie, the down-on-his-luck Scottish More...

By The Dispatch On Monday, February 27th, 2017
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‘Is Genesis History’ opens to sold out cinemas, two nights added: March 2 and March 7

“Is Genesis History?” debuted in movie theaters on February 23 to incredible audience support and sold-out auditoriums around the country, ranking No. 1 at the box office for the day above all other major film More...


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