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School Forced to Allow ‘After-School Satan’ Club or Face Costly Lawsuits*

School Forced to Allow ‘After-School Satan’ Club or Face Costly Lawsuits*

A lawyer hired by a school district in Washington state has advised education officials that The Satanic Temple must be allowed to hold ‘After-School Satan’ programs. 409 more words

Humanities

DNA study Proves Indigenous Australians Date Back 50,000 yrs*

DNA study Proves Indigenous Australians Date Back 50,000 yrs*

The first major DNA study of Aboriginal Australians has confirmed that they are the “direct descendants” of Australia’s earliest settlers and are the planet’s most ancient living culture, dating back about 50,000 years. 678 more words

Humanities

Eurovision winner Jamala releases music video for ‘1944’ — Euromaidan Press

After a long wait since her Eurovision victory in May 2016, Jamala finally released the music video for her winning song 1944 on 22 September. In 1944, the words “When strangers are coming… They come to your house, They kill you all and say, We’re not guilty, not guilty” describe the forced deportation of the Crimean Tatars by Stalin during the second world war.…

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Opening of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture

On Saturday, September 24 the museum will be opening to the public.

“After 13 years of hard work and dedication on the part of so many, I am thrilled that we now have this good news to share with the nation and the world,” said Lonnie Bunch, the museum’s founding director. 195 more words

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How to Say 'Banana' in Spanish

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I’ve lived in both the plátano and banano sub-regions of the Spanish-speaking realm and this discrepancy was one I always found curious (likewise, peanut butter is called… 78 more words

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Protesters at the University of Ghana Want a 'Racist' Gandhi Statue Removed

Academics and students at the University of Ghana are calling for the removal of a statue of Mahatma Gandhi from their campus citing his allegedly racist attitudes toward black people during his time in South Africa. 468 more words

“Moscow borrowed Dracula’s management techniques” and other neglected Russian stories — Euromaidan Press

The flood of news stories from a country as large, diverse and strange as the Russian Federation often appears to be is far too large for anyone to keep up with.

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