Displaying items 25-36 of 1309 » View wsbt.com items only< Previous 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11-110 Next >
The Baltimore SunIt really pains me to admit this, but I’ll confess it anyway: I like Jaime Lannister. Yes, he pushed innocent 7-year-old Bran Stark from a window, paralyzing him. And, yes, he very-grossly has sex with his own sister. And, yes, he’s...
The Hartford CourantAllegra di Bonaventura, assistant dean at the graduate school of Arts & Sciences at Yale University, wanted to write a book about the history of the early American family. She hit the jackpot when she was told about the diary of Joshua Hempstead, a...
Virginia Lt. Gov. William Gooch had good reason to hide the truth when he made his annual report to the British Board of Trade in 1732. Though the Crown prohibited its colonies from manufacturing domestic goods, Gooch and other members of the...
The unlikely bond between Sir Jaime Lannister (Nikolaj Coster-Waldau) and his former guard Brienne of Tarth (Gwendoline Christie) continues to blossom in “Game of Thrones” Episode 27, “The Bear and the Maiden Fair.” We see a...
A second racial incident in less than a month is roiling the UC Irvine campus. Police said Friday that someone put a note in a black student's backpack that read, "Go back 2 Africa slave." The female student discovered the note while she was in the...
It's not often that a Christian minister agrees with the New Atheist movement, but the Rev. Michael Dowd believes it's possible when it comes to what he calls the "idolatry of the written word." A self-described "New Theist" — one who "value[s]...
Tags: Culture, Music, Crime, Law and Justice, Paleontology, Judaism
Confederate flags have no place in South Dakota South Dakota has become the focal point of a racial controversy that could become newsworthy on the national scene. The Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Hot Springs removed two Confederate flags last...
Thundering cannon fire and staccato rifle shots, mingled with the shrieks and cries of advancing and wounded soldiers, shattered the peaceful grounds of the Lutheran Theological Seminary at Gettysburg on July 1, 1863. Gettysburg's new Seminary Ridge...
Tags: Arts, Abraham Lincoln, Arts and Culture, Music, Armed Conflicts
Reuters* Mayor suspended for approving permit for building * Death toll reaches 430 * Worldwide outcry against working conditions By Ruma Paul DHAKA, May 2 (Reuters) - The mayor of the Bangladesh municipality where a factory building collapsed killing more...
The Baltimore SunPoor Sansa Stark. First, she was pledged to marry the despicable, pathetic, cruel, spineless boy-king Joffrey. Now, the Lannisters are plotting to stick her with his even less-attractive uncle, Tyrion. Granted, to viewers of “Thrones,”...
Like most blacks in the pre-Civil War South, the African-Americans of this old colonial town had few choices when it came to worship. Enslaved or free, illiterate or learned, they crowded shoulder to shoulder in the rear balconies of the white...
When the crowds came to Surrender Field in 1931 for the 150th anniversary of the American victory over the British at Yorktown, what they saw was an immense expanse of tents and an enormous grandstand. Lost in all the patriotic hoopla was the...
May 13, 2013 |Story| Baltimore Sun
May 9, 2013 |Story| Hartford Courant
May 8, 2013 |Story| Daily Press
May 13, 2013 |Story| Los Angeles Times
May 11, 2013 |Story| Los Angeles Times
May 10, 2013 |Story| Burbank Leader
May 3, 2013 |Story| Aberdeen News
May 4, 2013 |Story| Allentown Morning Call
May 2, 2013 |Story| Reuters
Apr 29, 2013 |Story| Baltimore Sun
Apr 29, 2013 |Story| Daily Press
Apr 29, 2013 |Story| Daily Press
Original site for Slavery topic gallery.