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A History Lesson: Men of the Harlem Renaissance

When slavery ended, Jim Crow was king in the South, and the need to be free from oppression prompted African Americans to leave en masse in what would come to be called The Great Migration.  781 more words

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Wenona Girl Vs Sky High

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Fancy having two two of the best 15 horses Australia has ever seen, not just race against each other and finish in the top three together on 13 occasions! 940 more words

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2015, A Transition Year for The Concussion Blog

Exactly what this transition will be is yet to be determined…

As time has passed since starting this blog in 2010 I have traversed many topics, many places and many relationships using concussions as a conduit.   638 more words

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A History Lesson: Fred Shuttlesworth, Another Forgotten Hero

In the 1950s and 1960s, Birmingham, Alabama was a hotbed of racial hatred. So hot, in fact, that the town got the nick name Bombingham. Among those targeted by bombings was the fiery preacher Reverend Fred Shuttlesworth. 526 more words

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History Lesson involving Me!

Yesterday I decided to do a lesson with a listening bingo set that my neighbour loaned me, along with a radio she loaned me as well. 314 more words


The Kiwi vs the immortal sire

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In 1982 in the Todman Slipper trial there were plenty of horses in the race but only two with a chance. Those two were a kiwi named McGinty and a colt named Marscay that ended up being one of the great sires of the 20th century. 310 more words

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On Education

I first decided to follow a career in museums while training to be a school teacher, so thought it would make sense to write first about some of the experiences I’ve had from a teacher’s perspective around working with museums! 567 more words

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