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Native American Heritage Month to Honor a true American Hero - M/Sgt Roy Benavidez MoH recipent

Native American Heritage Month to Honor a true American Hero - M/Sgt Roy Benavidez MoH recipent


Via: kavika  •  History & Sociology  •  27 Comments  •  3 years ago

Roy Benavidez Raul (Roy) Perez Benavidez Born August 5, 1935 Died November 29, 1998   (aged 63) Place of birth Cuero, Texas Place of death Brooke Army Medical Center ,...
Chinese National Day Parade - Part 1, The Start and Military Section

Chinese National Day Parade - Part 1, The Start and Military Section


By: buzz-of-the-orient  •  History & Sociology  •  16 Comments  •  3 years ago

Chinese National Day Parade - Part 1, The Start and Military Section October 1st was National Day in China, marking the 70th anniversary of the founding of the present regime, The People's...
China's National Day Parade - First Half of Civilian Participation and Ending

China's National Day Parade - First Half of Civilian Participation and Ending


By: buzz-of-the-orient  •  History & Sociology  •  16 Comments  •  3 years ago

China's National Day Parade - First Half of Civilian Participation and Ending This is a continuation of the beginning and military part of China's National Day Parade on October 1st,...
The Beginning of the Universe (Who are the Yazidis)

The Beginning of the Universe (Who are the Yazidis)


Via: the-irascible-harry-krishner  •  History & Sociology  •  10 Comments  •  3 years ago

Unusually good article abut a group that is little known in the west: LALISH, IRAQ In Northern Iraq there is a place called Lalish where the Yezidis say the universe was born. I drove...
Final Part of China's National Day Parade and Ending

Final Part of China's National Day Parade and Ending


By: buzz-of-the-orient  •  History & Sociology  •  6 Comments  •  3 years ago

Final Part of China's National Day Parade and Ending This is a continuation of the beginning and military part of China's National Day Parade on October 1st, and of the first part of the...
The Forgotten History of the Native Americans Who Helped the Underground Railroad

The Forgotten History of the Native Americans Who Helped the Underground Railroad


Via: kavika  •  History & Sociology  •  16 Comments  •  3 years ago

Railroad An Underground Railroad historic marker on May 16, 2014 in Columbus, Ohio   Raymond Boyd—Getty Images BY   ROY E. FINKENBINE / HISTORY NEWS NETWORK...
36 years ago today, one man saved us from world-ending nuclear war

36 years ago today, one man saved us from world-ending nuclear war


Via: kavika  •  History & Sociology  •  29 Comments  •  3 years ago

On September 26, 1983, the planet came terrifyingly close to   a nuclear holocaust . The Soviet Union’s missile attack early warning system displayed, in large red letters, the word “LAUNCH”; a...
Shocking Video Shows What Happens To A Woman That Pretends To Be Buzzed

Shocking Video Shows What Happens To A Woman That Pretends To Be Buzzed


Via: loretta-mashkawidee-kemsley  •  History & Sociology  •  11 Comments  •  3 years ago

A video that was posted online by rehab clinic Centro Europeo Neurosalus showed what would happen to a woman that is intoxicated in public. The video was filmed in Madrid at 5:30 pm, and the...
China's Mid-Autumn Festival

China's Mid-Autumn Festival


Via: buzz-of-the-orient  •  History & Sociology  •  1 Comments  •  3 years ago

Mid-Autumn Festival The Moon Festival, also called the Mid-Autumn Festival or Mid-Autumn Day, is   second in importance   only to the Spring Festival. It falls on the   15th day of the...
Lessons of first WTC bombing (1993)

Lessons of first WTC bombing (1993)


Via: krishna  •  History & Sociology  •  6 Comments  •  3 years ago

[I was motivated to seed this article from the past when I saw this recent this seed of this current (8/31/2019) news story: " Robert F. Kennedy Assassin Sirhan Sirhan Stabbed In Prison"]....
The Strike That Shook America

The Strike That Shook America


Via: kavika  •  History & Sociology  •  21 Comments  •  3 years ago

This coming Monday the U.S. will be celebrating Labor Day. The origins of Labor Day are not a picnic and BBQ, but brutal fighting for the rights of workers. This is one of the strikes that...
Aboriginal Talking Sticks - Native Custom

Aboriginal Talking Sticks - Native Custom


Via: buzz-of-the-orient  •  History & Sociology  •  11 Comments  •  3 years ago

Aboriginal Talking Sticks - Native Custom Traditional Talking Stick The Talking Stick is a tool used in many Native American Traditions when a council is called. It allows all council...
Returning the Military After WW2

Returning the Military After WW2


Via: buzz-of-the-orient  •  History & Sociology  •  5 Comments  •  3 years ago

Returning the Military After WW2 These are the most incredible pictures of the returning military from World War 2. This is proof of history you'll probably never see in children's school...
Early Native American Guitarist that Rocked, Rock

Early Native American Guitarist that Rocked, Rock


By: kavika  •  History & Sociology  •  35 Comments  •  3 years ago

In 1958 a young guitarist named Link Wray, A Shawnee Indian from rural North Carolina rocked the world with his song ''Rumble''. Rumble was banned because it was said it would create gang...
Politicians Don’t Actually Care What Voters Want

Politicians Don’t Actually Care What Voters Want


Via: bob-nelson  •  History & Sociology  •  14 Comments  •  3 years ago

We like to think that politicians care about what their constituents want. If voters in a legislative district have certain views about, say, the legality of abortion, we assume that their...
Remembering Oka: Canadian forces vs. Mohawks over a golf course and a burial ground

Remembering Oka: Canadian forces vs. Mohawks over a golf course and a burial ground


Via: kavika  •  History & Sociology  •  25 Comments  •  3 years ago

The Oka crisis was a militarized dispute between the Mohawk people of Kahnawake and the Canadian government over a planned golf course that was to be built over a Mohawk burial ground...
Pan Am Stewardesses Recall Last Flight Out Of Vietnam, 40 Years After Fall Of Saigon

Pan Am Stewardesses Recall Last Flight Out Of Vietnam, 40 Years After Fall Of Saigon


Via: kavika  •  History & Sociology  •  18 Comments  •  3 years ago

Pan Am, the iconic airline that served American for decades and covered the world with their flights.  The Pan Am Clipper is iconic in aviation history.  This is the story of thre most fareful...
The Debate On The Founding Fathers

The Debate On The Founding Fathers


Via: john-russell  •  History & Sociology  •  20 Comments  •  3 years ago

excerpted from Encyclopedia Britannica .....Within the broader world of popular opinion in the United States, the Founding Fathers are often accorded near mythical status as demigods who...
When white supremacists overthrew a government

When white supremacists overthrew a government


Via: bob-nelson  •  History & Sociology  •  1 Comments  •  3 years ago

What Truck Drivers Think About Autonomous Trucking

What Truck Drivers Think About Autonomous Trucking


Via: bob-nelson  •  History & Sociology  •  13 Comments  •  3 years ago

So this week , I've been visiting (and sleeping, eating and showering in) truck stops in Nevada, Utah and Idaho, to hear what truck drivers themselves have to say about the future of their...
When We Kill

When We Kill


Via: bob-nelson  •  History & Sociology  •  32 Comments  •  3 years ago

“I hereby sentence you to death.” The words of Judge Clifford B. Shepard filled the courtroom in Jacksonville, Fla., on Oct. 27, 1976. Shepard was sentencing Clifford Williams Jr., whom a...
Has Tokyo reached ‘peak city’?

Has Tokyo reached ‘peak city’?


Via: bob-nelson  •  History & Sociology  •  1 Comments  •  3 years ago

Easyturn/Getty Tokyo is often described as crowded, mushrooming, figuratively bursting at the seams. Except, in many ways, it’s not. Unlike many megacities, the world’s largest...
In the future, will the English language be full of accented characters?

In the future, will the English language be full of accented characters?


Via: bob-nelson  •  History & Sociology  •  3 Comments  •  3 years ago

We've included accents in some words for a long time; after all, we like to steal words from languages such as French, Italian, and German. But they're not an official part of the English...
Who Can Adopt a Native American Child? A Texas Couple vs. 573 Tribes

Who Can Adopt a Native American Child? A Texas Couple vs. 573 Tribes


Via: bob-nelson  •  History & Sociology  •  3 Comments  •  3 years ago

The 3-year-old boy who could upend a 40-year-old law aimed at protecting Native American children barreled into the suburban living room, merrily defying his parents’ prediction that he...
Brigadier General Theodore Roosevelt Jr. Took Charge

Brigadier General Theodore Roosevelt Jr. Took Charge


By: john-russell  •  History & Sociology  •  7 Comments  •  3 years ago

There were setbacks at Utah, as on every beach. Of the 360 United States bombers sent just before the land ings to bomb the German beach defenses at Utah, 67 did not release their bombs:...
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