In the past two weeks, cities around the United States (and throughout the world) have erupted in protests for racial equality sparked by the death of George Floyd — an unarmed black man killed by the … [Read more...] about Words You Don’t Know: Race Riot
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The battle cry of punk women emerged as a DIY underground movement in the 90’s, pioneered by groups such as Bikini Kill, Bratmobile, Heavens to Betsy and a horde of rough and tumble female-led groups … [Read more...] about Words You Don’t Know : Riot Grrrl
Many people believe that Ms. is a title for unmarried women. While men in America are called Mr. their entire lives, women are traditionally referred to as Miss before being married and Mrs. after … [Read more...] about Words You Don’t Know : Ms.
At the fall of the Qing Dynasty in 1911, Imperial China was larger than the United States, and filled to capacity with revolutionary sentiment. After a century of humiliation at the hands of … [Read more...] about Words You Don’t Know: Tuchan
Before the Age of Discovery, the borders of the western world were teeming with far-off mysteries and legends. Some ancient and classical cartographers and explorers were remarkably correct in their … [Read more...] about Words You Don’t Know: Cynocephaloi
The new American nation was, at its birth, an experiment surrounded by experiments. Across the Atlantic, Napoleon led Revolutionary France on a spree that destroyed much of the old world order. Across … [Read more...] about Words You Don’t Know: Dambargo