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How Trade Winds Made the Modern World — Lewis Dartnell at The Interval

How Trade Winds Made the Modern World — Lewis Dartnell at The Interval
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Why Are There SO Many Confederate Monuments?

Why Are There SO Many Confederate Monuments?

This is the Appomattox statue in Alexandria Virginia, a monument constructed in 1889 to honor Alexandria’s Confederate dead in the US Civil War. Since then, it has been at the center of debates about the use of public space. People… Continue Reading

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Why blackface is still part of Dutch holidays

Why blackface is still part of Dutch holidays

I just got a package from my grandma in Belgium. She’s sent me one at the beginning of December, for as long as I can remember, to celebrate St. Nicholas Day. That’s when their traditional version of Santa Claus, Sinterklaas,… Continue Reading