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Recognize LGBT History With a National Monument PETITION
Society & Culture  (tags: humans, LGBT, history, national monuments )

Anna
- 204 days ago - sierra.force.com
Create the nation's first national park unit for LGBT history -- tell President Obama to declare a Stonewall National Monument.
Americans Also Have a Holiday Today - But Should We?
Society & Culture  (tags: holidays, Columbus, Native Americans, Indians, genocide, heritage, society, history )

Joanne
- 353 days ago - politicsplus.org
A holiday post on TomCat's blog by SoINeedAName
TAKE ACTION NOW! Cancel Columbus Day - It's Time to Celebrate Indigenous Peoples' Day Nationwide
Society & Culture  (tags: society, politics, Cikumbus Day, Indigneous Peoples day, exploitation, history, native rights, culture, americans )

Cal
- 356 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
For nearly 80 years this nation has celebrated Christopher Columbus with a federal holiday in his name. Far from discovering America, Columbus represents slavery, genocide, and a history of exploitation that it is time to stop honoring.
On Israel's Little-Known Concentration and Labor Camps in 1948-1955
Society & Culture  (tags: Ethnic Cleansing of Palestine, Palestinian stolen lands, zionis, -racism, Right of Return, Palestinian human rights, history, Israeli concentration-labor camps. world, ICRC, Ijlil, media, news, usa, violence, americans, government, freedoms, murder )

Jess
- 473 days ago - english.al-akhbar.com
The internment of thousands of Palestinian civilians within at least 22 Zionist-run concentration and labor camps that existed from 1948 to 1955 and the contours of this historical crime
Your Teachers Got These 10 Things From History Really, Really Wrong ~ What Lies!
Society & Culture  (tags: Americans, education, history, U.S., government, society, culture, freedoms, ethics, children, interesting, politics, dishonesty, movies, media, humans )

Carrie
- 565 days ago - viralnova.com
Our teachers, our text books, and pop culture often misrepresent ~ or straight-up fudge ~ the historical truth to fit with the commonly told stories of what took place. So let's undo some of the damage myths have done to the facts, and find out what ...
The Decline and Fall of Modern Civilisation: 8 Simple Steps to Squandering It All
Society & Culture  (tags: baseless hatred, civilization collapse, interesting, history )

Hilary
- 607 days ago - algemeiner.com
Great civilizations do not arise built in a day, nor do they collapse all of a sudden. Deterioration is gradual, therefore noticeable.
'Selma' Backlash Misses The Point
Society & Culture  (tags: law, politics, movies, ethics, history, government, media, culture, society )

Cal
- 629 days ago - npr.org
Selma's treatment of President Lyndon B. Johnson has sparked a controversy that could threaten the film's legacy and, in the short term, its chances for prestigious awards.
"Delegitimize Zionism," Says Israeli Filmmaker (TEXT and VIDEO)
Society & Culture  (tags: world, Israel, Palestine, ethnic cleansing, Human Rights, history, sadness, family, children, humans, freedoms, ethics, culture, violence )

Carrie
- 691 days ago - electronicintifada.net
Not only does On the Side of the Road confront the reality of 1948, it examines how Israelis deal with that past today -- how it is taught to the young; how the facts about it are available; how those facts are sometimes deliberately ignored.
The Real Christopher Columbus
Society & Culture  (tags: History, Columbus Day, Christopher Columbus, dishonesty, ethics, education, children, government, freedoms, rights, sadness, society, culture, world, violence )

Carrie
- 718 days ago - jacobinmag.com
"They do not bear arms, and do not know them, for I showed them a sword, they took it by the edge and cut themselves out of ignorance. They would make fine servants ... with fifty men we could subjugate them all and make them do whatever we want."
New Site Catalogs Documentary Films About Palestine
Society & Culture  (tags: world, Palestine, movies, society, culture, history, 'PalestineDocs', interesting, news, humans, education, family, freedoms, rights )

Carrie
- 724 days ago - mondoweiss.net
Movies are a great way to learn about Palestine - and, more important, to educate family, friends, and neighbors. Fortunately, there are scores of great films about the plight of the Palestinians and its historical roots - if the quality and quantity...
The History Of The Color Green
Society & Culture  (tags: world, Art History, color, history, humans, interesting, education, society, world )

Carrie
- 746 days ago - nybooks.com
We live in colors. They fill our waking moments, they form a part of our every apprehension of the visible world, and they govern many of the choices we make about the ways we define or express ourselves.
Seattle Wants to Kill Columbus Day
Society & Culture  (tags: americans, Columbus Day, indigenous people, history, human rights, violence )

Nancy
- 757 days ago - magazine.good.is
Minneapolis, Minnesota voted in April to recognize Indigenous Peoples' Day on the same date as Columbus Day, the first policy change of its sort in years. Columbus Day may soon be a thing of the past in Seattle, Washington.
Help Tell America's Stories: Manhattan Project National Historical Park ~ ACTION ~ PLEASE SIGN!
Society & Culture  (tags: National Parks Conservation Association, Manhattan Project, history, war, government, news, world, society, humans, culture )

Carrie
- 799 days ago - secure.npca.org
We believe that this national park site will allow visitors to consider the project's many ethical, cultural, and scientific implications. This is not a park to celebrate the creation of atomic weapons,but to put into context the impacts,both positive and
The Catholic Church Rewrites History And Angers Muslims In Spain
Society & Culture  (tags: religion, world, society, politics, history, worship, culture, freedoms, rights )

Cal
- 884 days ago - worldcrunch.com
A long brewing conflict over a common prayer site stirs controversy
 

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