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By Nicole Ellis, Casey Kuhn
Lately, drag has been dragged through the mud. The recent headlines about disruptions of drag events and their portrayal as sexual and harmful to children can obscure the art form and its rich history.
By Jeff McMillan, Associated Press
Upon taking the throne in 1952, Queen Elizabeth II inherited millions of subjects around the world, many of them unwilling. Today, in the British Empire's former colonies, her death brings complicated feelings, including anger.
By Cara Anna, Dánica Coto, Rodney Muhumuza, Associated Press
Artists have long taken to the outdoors to do their work. Now, a new program, Artist in Residence in Everglades (AIRIE), puts a new emphasis on that important synergy. Jeffrey Brown visited Everglades National Park to see how artists are…
By Jeffrey Brown, Alison Thoet
David McCullough, the Pulitzer Prize-winning author whose lovingly crafted narratives on subjects ranging from the Brooklyn Bridge to Presidents John Adams and Harry Truman made him among the most popular and influential historians of his time, has died.
By Hillel Italie, Associated Press
By Dr. Howard Markel
Despite the advancements she made on behalf of women’s health, Dr. Mary Amanda Dixon Jones adopted an anti-abortion stance that doesn’t comport with modern medicine.
By Sheikh Saaliq, Associated Press
For more than three centuries, Mughal emperor Aurangzeb remained relegated to India's history books. Until recently, when Prime Minister Narendra Modi and others from his Hindu nationalist party brought him back to life as a brutal oppressor of their faith…
By Tim McPhillips
Losing our history to climate change means we also lose a chance at connection with “each other's heritage and accomplishments and stories.”…
In 1918, working at an overcrowded Army base hospital, let alone finding yourself in one, was a nightmare.
By Jeffrey Veidlinger, The Conversation
Russian President Vladimir Putin’s selective telling of the past exaggerates the legacy of Nazism in Ukraine while ignoring the state’s historic struggle for pluralism and democracy.
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