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Protest Songs: A look at ‘Strange Fruit’ and ‘Brother, can you spare a dime?’

The 1920s and 30s in America was a time of racial discrimination for the black people while economically it was time of the Great Depression. Times were not only hard but also scary with hatred and desperation flowing across the cities and plains of America. 615 more words

Education

FASHIONS OF 1934 - MUSICAL (1934)

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Entreprenuership is the solution

When a recession bites and companies and jobs start to disappear there is often a demand for government intervention to counteract these effects…

The Austrian economist… 203 more words

Reviewed: "Bittersweet" by Colleen McCullough

Colleen McCullough’s BITTERSWEET is the story of four sisters, two sets of twins, who are bound by ties stronger than simply those of familial blood. It seems like a lot of main characters but McCullough does justice to each of the sisters. 467 more words

Reviewed

Review of A Year Down Yonder

What was it about?

During the 1937 recession, Mary Alice is forced to leave her Chicago family to live with her grandmother in a small, remote Illinois town. 555 more words

Children's/Coming-of-Age

Oatmeal Molasses Bread

Oatmeal Molasses Bread

I just returned from three hours of chemotherapy to fight my multiple myeloma. With my limited mobility due to last summer’s multiple spinal fractures, I have been doing a lot of writing and artwork to strengthen my weakened back and core. 656 more words

Recipes

Entry 79.2: "Dragon's Teeth" by Upton Sinclair (1943)

Between 1940 and 1952, American patriotism ran high, and the Pulitzer committee was very much a part of the fervor as it awarded the country’s highest literary prize to a novel that was chiefly about American victories in World War II, on average, every other year. 621 more words

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