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This month's American culture Topics book discussion at Neighborhood Reads Bookstore will be on the book "Kennedy and King: the President, the Pastor, and the Battle Over civil rights," by Steven Levingston. The discussion, led by Bill Schwab, a book reviewer for The Missourian's MO Books blog, will ...
The ideas of the ruling class are in every epoch the ruling ideas; the class which is the ruling material force in society is at the same time the ruling intellectual force. -- Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels. Setting aside the 3-4 percent of the U.S. population that can be classified as psychopaths ('snakes in suits' ...

The wolves drove an elk down the side of a steep, snow-covered butte under a sky close and gray. There were three wolves. The one in the lead was almost pure white. She was followed closely by her sister, a good-size gray. Several yards back and struggling to keep up was a mature black male, his ...
OLYMPIA - Washington teachers trying to comply with a mandate to integrate Native American culture in their classrooms could get help toward that goal. A new bill would give teachers more training on tribal history, sovereignty and treaty rights to meet a 2015 law that requires Washington teachers to ...
How silicon Valley's capitalist greed continues to cheat creators and rob American culture. Let's poke holes in the weak argument for why YouTube and other social media platforms aren't held accountable. Rick Gell, Alternet01.04.2018•12:59 AM•0 Comments. 0 Comments. This article originally appeared on AlterNet.
A review of Grateful Nation, student veterans and the rise of the military-friendly campus by Ellen Moore (2017, Duke University Press). Ask anyone doing social justice work in the US to name the glaring problems of our society and the list will come quickly - income inequality, gentrification, racism, sexism, ...

1/2 - Mark Harris lights candles for the kinara before speaking about the history, meaning and importance of Kwanzaa at the Mims House in Eugene. The kinara candles represent the seven principals of Kwanzaa. Kwanzaa celebratory symbols also include a mat (mkeka) -on which other symbols are ...
The holiday has roots in ancient African harvest rituals but is meant for today's society. The celebration honors African-American traditions while reinforcing the importance of family, community and culture. Among the Kwanzaa events in Omaha is an annual feast Wednesday at the Charles B. Washington ...
Cooperative economics is one of the seven principles of Kwanzaa, the weeklong secular holiday honoring African-American culture and history that starts Dec. 26. So Billy Moss, president of the Islip Town NAACP, decided to put that into action earlier this month by organizing a fair where vendors sold ...
I don't celebrate Christmas other than as an excuse for more parties. But I'm not one of those people who needs the greeting to be "Happy Holidays" -- especially on the actual days of Dec. 24 and 25. Hanukkah is at best the 7th most important Jewish holiday, so we Jews don't need equal treatment this ...
I don't celebrate Christmas other than as an excuse for more parties. But I'm not one of those people who needs the greeting to be "Happy Holidays" -- especially on the actual days of Dec. 24 and 25. Hanukkah is at best the 7th most important Jewish holiday, so we Jews don't need equal treatment this ...
Lechowicz read with Colten, then 6, about Native American culture. She'd have him put Native American terms under each letter of the alphabet. He then wrote alphabet poems for each letter, and before they knew it, they'd written an entire book. Colten can now read and is a published author at age 11.
Few things exert more gravity within the solar system of American mythology than the Old West. For nearly two centuries it's tugged at our psyches, a mythical theater for violence, freedom, and solitude. Images of cowboys, mesas, and lassos are indelibly linked with American cultural production. And with ...
Spring Valley high school senior Sergio Rivero said the United States and Spain aren't necessarily all that different. For example, friends hanging out in Spain do things such as go the the movies or bowling. In Spring Valley, kids also like to go to the movies and bowling as well. "I think my favorite thing ...
zoologists tell us that there is such a thing as an "alpha male." In the animal world, male members of a particular group compete with one another to determine who is the superior male. Often this involves a fight to the death. Only the strongest -- also the most cunning and ruthless -- survive this test. By this ...
When Mark Limburger, 16, of Budapest, Hungary, arrived in Minnesota, Aug. 26, he was eager to immerse himself in American culture. "I wanted to learn more about the American culture. It was a new way of life," he said. Limburger is hosted by the Brian and Sheryl Czech family of Bowlus. It isn't their first ...

Tiny tea light candles illuminated the steps of the Mims House on Wednesday night in observation of Kwanzaa. The weeklong holiday -- from Dec. 26 through Jan 1. -- celebrates African-American family, community and culture. Its origins are in the first harvest celebrations of Africa. Each day of Kwanzaa ...
The holiday has roots in ancient African harvest rituals but is meant for today's society. The celebration honors African-American traditions while reinforcing the importance of family, community and culture. Among the Kwanzaa events in Omaha is an annual feast Wednesday at the Charles B. Washington ...
Cooperative economics is one of the seven principles of Kwanzaa, the weeklong secular holiday honoring African-American culture and history that starts Dec. 26. So Billy Moss, president of the Islip Town NAACP, decided to put that into action earlier this month by organizing a fair where vendors sold ...
Shoot first, ask questions later? Rethinking police culture in America, part 1 After a series of high profile shootings, many are calling for a re-examination of the relationship between police and their communities in America. (Joe Raedle/Getty Images). 117 Follow. Leon Wolf Managing Editor. Political View ...
Cary, NC - More than 3,000 refugees were settled in North Carolina in 2016, more than the majority of U.S. states. For those young people who came over as refugees to the Triangle area, one Cary Girl Scout created a project to help acclimate them to life in local schools.
Lechowicz read with Colten, then 6, about Native American culture. She'd have him put Native American terms under each letter of the alphabet. He then wrote alphabet poems for each letter, and before they knew it, they'd written an entire book. Colten can now read and is a published author at age 11.
Few things exert more gravity within the solar system of American mythology than the Old West. For nearly two centuries it's tugged at our psyches, a mythical theater for violence, freedom, and solitude. Images of cowboys, mesas, and lassos are indelibly linked with American cultural production. And with ...
The result was forming a story that connects sexuality, music and American culture, and discussing how they are intertwined. When talking about her inspiration for the book, Powers recalled listening to the "White Album" by The Beatles on vinyl while looking at the album's portraits of singer Paul McCartney ...
Art Basel is an art festival that brings artists and art lovers from around the world to Miami - more than 70,000 people attend each year - providing a platform for local museums to share their exhibitions and collections with the international audience. This season, the Frost Art Museum will celebrate Latin ...
The 31st annual Black Hills Powwow entered its second day Saturday, with a parade down Main Street in Rapid City, before reconvening at the ...
NEWARK -- Ohio's history is rich with Native American influences. You don't have to go far to see it: The Great Circle and Octagon Earthworks ...
While it is likely that limiting access to the kinds of weapons used in mass killings such as Las Vegas would help reduce their frequency and ...
Another gun massacre. Isn't it about time we did something to kill the romance of the gun? Hollywood is the principal promoter of firearms.
It takes a village for the world to listen. (John Shearer/Invision for The Weinstein Company/AP). Share. Written by. Annalisa Merelli. October 07 ...
Cuba Set to Launch Annual Festival of Latin American culture. A rumba performance during an event dedicated to late Cuban President Fidel ...
A competitor at the Fourth Annual Native American Fry Bread Cook Off, held Oct. 1 last year, works a batch of bread in a deep frying machine.
Mara Nitzchke and Rune Hassler are friends and fellow Germans attending Weiss high school as part of a student exchange program.
National Geographic Photographer to capture Scandinavian-American culture. Thursday, December 21, 2017 7:44 PM. National Geographic 'Explorer' Erika Skogg will visit Decorah Tuesday, Jan. 2 through Friday, Jan. 5 to work on a photography project aimed at visually preserving the Scandinavian culture within the ...
I don't celebrate Christmas other than as an excuse for more parties. But I'm not one of those people who needs the greeting to be "Happy Holidays" -- especially on the actual days of Dec. 24 and 25. Hanukkah is at best the 7th most important Jewish holiday, so we Jews don't need equal treatment this ...
"We need a cultural hub to support Latin American arts and culture, because there's such a stigma of negativity of Latin American culture here.
Adolfo Arteaga of the Aztec tribe stands in full regalia during the 24th annual Hart of the West PowWow and Native American Craft Fair At ...
Omaha, Neb. (WOWT) -- For 26 straight years the Metro campus near 30th and Fort has hosted the Omaha Intertribal Powwow Festival and the ...
Native American dancing, singing and drumming was on display at the 22nd annual Chumash Inter-Tribal Pow-Wow at Live Oak Camp in the ...
Photo courtesy CSUSB: James Ramos, director of the California Indian cultural Awareness Conference and San Bernardino County 3rd ...
In her latest book, "Wholly Different," Darwish compares the Judeo-Christian values underlying American culture to the Islamic values she was ...
In response to the article, "There's a 'catastrophic sleep-loss epidemic,' and it's cutting lives short, expert says," I must agree that American ...
NPR's Ailsa Chang talks with Gary Baum, senior writer at The Hollywood reporter, about Hugh Hefner's business empire, Playboy, and what ...
There's a giant silver maple tree growing in our backyard. Maples generally grow pretty quickly, especially when they get plenty of water, but ...
Both the progressives and GOP call the new immigration proposal devastating, because it cuts too much into what we believe to be true for ...
The South Barrington Cricket Team and the Fenders will compete at the "Cricket Mela" from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 27, at the South ...
Located in the heart of Koreatown and drawing inspiration from the neighborhood's vibrant scene, the KX Festival brought the community ...
When you hear the words "American culture," what comes to mind? For some people nothing comes to mind, and the problem is that those ...
It all started with a text. Lily Borgenheimer, a graphic design student at Minnesota State University, Mankato, had caught aspiring fashion ...


 

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