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“People are going to be like, ‘Are there even that many black female banjo players?’ Yes.”
History, Social Justice
Standing on the Edmund Pettus Bridge, I felt a connection to all those men and women.
The city of Verona has discovered more dough than woe in the tale of these fictional “star-crossed lovers,” with two million visitors descending each year.
My mother saved 439 letters for each day they were separated, August 1944 through November 1945.
Art & Design, History
In 1950, the Bureau of Indian Affairs opened the Intermountain Indian School in Brigham City, sixty miles north of Salt Lake City.
The Pocahontas Reframed: Storytellers Film Festival opens November 15 in Richmond, Virginia.
History, Music, Social Justice
El director emérito de Smithsonian Folkways comparte historias, fotos y videos de su trabajo de campo en Chile, que coincidió con el golpe de estado de Pinochet.
Smithsonian Folkways director emeritus shares stories, photos, and videos from his field work in Chile, which coincided with Pinochet’s coup d’état.
Now the Workhouse Arts Center, the facility does not stand in spite of its past, but because of it.
History, Sports & Games
Choi Hoon was the first Korean skier to ever win a medal in competition. He was also my grandfather.