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On May 23, 1796

President George Washington offers $10 reward for return of Oney Judge, an enslaved black woman who fled after learning that Mrs. Washington planned to give her away as a wedding gift.

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U.S. History

*The March for Our Lives: A New Generation of Activists?

Part III of The Passions of a March–and of Gun Culture

Seventeen students’ lives were taken at the Parkland school shooting and they could have, after the customary eulogies and testimonies to their lives, ended up as only as statistics.  1,101 more words

The Politics Of Culture

Making Exhibition Connections: Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine

National Library of Medicine traveling exhibitions are hosted throughout the United States and across the world. The host libraries, museums, and organizations plan and present enriching and engaging programs to connect their communities… 866 more words