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Review of They Came Before Columbus by Dr. Ivan Van Sertima

Why I Chose this Book

I am of what you would call, “recent African ancestry.” I also work with many foreign-born Chinese people. Sometimes the conversation will somehow, turn into a history lesson about China. 1,747 more words

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The Pokémon Pandemic is Upon Us...Go Wash your Hands

In February of 1512, a Spanish Conquistador named Juan Ponce de León received a royal commission to pillage, plunder, and claim the rumored islands northwest of Hispaniola. 1,085 more words


King's Survey: the Galaxy of History

In which we see the 15th century as a Space Age, and imagine the future as history

OK, kids. Let’s begin this history course with interplanetary travel. 1,307 more words

Jim Cullen

Witnessing Tip of the Day July 4

July 4 –  2 Corinthians 6:1-2; “We then, as workers together with him, beseech you also that ye receive not the grace of God in vain. 175 more words

Witnessing Tip Of The Day

The chameleon of words

With the July 4th holiday upon us, I thought I’d investigate a word we Americans often use liberally around this time of year—and a word we don’t completely understand. 164 more words

Barack Obama

Bolivia's leader wants you to know: 2016 is really 5524

At celebrations marking the winter solstice, Bolivian President Evo Morales let it be known that he is unhappy with the calendar — that is, the Gregorian calendar, upon which most of the world operates. 304 more words