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Consuming the Media Wisely: Part Two

I’ve lived a varied and interesting life which has given me the opportunity to get to know many different people of every possible social strata, political persuasion, and religious affiliation.  1,719 more words

Women's Roller Derby Comes To Wilmington On 4/18

WILMINGTON, MA — The Boston Derby Dames, a Boston-based, female-only roller derby league, begins its season at the Shriners Auditorium (99 Fordham Road) on Saturday, April 18, competing against teams from the Baltimore-based… 123 more words

Sports

Way-Back Wednesday: The Old State House

This week I am visiting lovely Boston, Massachusetts. I love this city, there’s a crazy amount of stuff to see and do, and a lot of it involves a lot of great history, and history is my jam. 1,000 more words

History

Artistic Birthdays -- March 5 (or, Pirates, Planets, and Power!)

Lately I (Bruce) have been seeking to post fine artwork by folks who share my friend’s birthdays. This leads to multiple individual posts on Facebook many days, but this column will serve as a record of the research done to that end. 196 more words

Boston Massacre

This Day In History - The Boston Massacre

I’ll admit, that this post is going to be a mix of me posting as Mary Helen and me posting as Mia. Because while looking up the Boston Massacre, I discovered that Mia has a lot of commentary about this historical event. 309 more words

History

March 5: "Our ears were wounded by the groans of the dying"

ON THIS DATE in 1770, British troops shot and killed seventeen-year-olds Samuel Maverick and James Caldwell, plus three others, in what came to be called the Boston Massacre. 244 more words

David Bennett and the Anatomy of a Riot

January 22 — David Bennett took to the podium in the LSSU Superior Room to educate the public on the science of a riot, and the significance of historical figures such as Martin Luther King Jr. 291 more words

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