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It’s a Royal Girl for the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge

It’s a Royal Girl for the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge

Prince William and Kate Middleton, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, welcomed a baby girl into the growing royal family this weekend. The little girl came into the world at 8:34 a.m. (3:34 a.m. ET) Saturday at London’s St. Mary’s Hospital, Kensington Palace announced. She weighed 8 pounds, 3 ounces. “Her Royal Highness and her […]

Cambodia A -GO-GO, Communist Killed The Music

Cambodia A -GO-GO, Communist Killed The Music

The tragic story of Cambodia in the ’60s and ’70s is well-known but not well remembered by most Americans: It became engulfed in the Vietnam War, then more than a million Cambodians died under the Khmer Rouge regime. Doctors, lawyers, teachers — educated people — were targeted in the communist takeover. So were artists and […]

Mattachine Society, Out Of The Closet And Into The Streets

Mattachine Society, Out Of The Closet And Into The Streets

It has been half a century since a historic picket outside the White House demanding gay rights. The Mattachine Society of Washington – which led early calls for basic gay rights in the United States – held a protest outside the White House on April 17, 1965. The group led by Dr Franklin Kameny was fighting […]

Relics Saved From Japanese-American Internment Auction

Relics Saved From Japanese-American Internment Auction

This watercolor scene at a mess hall in Wyoming’s Heart Mountain internment camp was painted by Estelle Peck Ishigo, a white woman who voluntarily followed her Japanese-American husband into internment camps. A collection of art and others artifacts related to the Japanese-American internment camps of World War II will not be sold to the highest […]

New Film Suffragette Finally Gets Release Date

New Film Suffragette Finally Gets Release Date

As the world looks on to see Hilary Clinton run for the highest political office in America for the second time one forgets that it wasn’t so long ago when women had no rights under the law. They were in fact non citizens. A movement begins A new movie that holds back no punches tells […]

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