"I believe our national parks should reflect the full story of our country, the richness and diversity and uniquely American spirit that has always defined us," said President Obama.
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Lisa Hix of has written a lengthy piece for Collectors Weekly on the Oneida Community of the late 19th century, and how it morphed from a group of men and women who "believed the liquid electricity of Jesus Christ’s spirit flowed through...Show More Summary
America’s capacity for creativity and invention is a major reason why our economy is the strongest and most durable in the world. That capacity -- and the uniquely American spirit of innovation that fuels it -- has also inspired admiration from across the globe for generations. Show More Summary
Lauren Busser A mix dedicated to female voices that capture the unique spirit of American cities. Sit back and let their voices transport you to a city you may not have visited before. Cityscapes from BitchTapes on 8tracks Radio. TRACK...Show More Summary
"Above all else, to thine own self be true. Now, let me see your spirit." Open Road has debuted a teaser trailer for the biopic All Eyez on Me, which profiles the life of successful American rapper Tupac "2Pac" Shakur. The trailer has been released on what would've been Shakur's 45th birthday, and teases some of the scenes we'll see from his life. Show More Summary
One of the lesser perils of Donald Trump’s candidacy is that it threatens to lower liberals’ expectations for their own political leaders. On Monday, the Republican nominee called on Americans to distrust all Muslims and stockpile firearms, for the sake of national security. Next to the mogul’s mendacious jeremiad against ... More »
In a time where it seems everyone has a newsfeed, it is hard to imagine a period where living “off the fat of the land” was the American Dream. Less than a century ago, during the Great Depression, not far from what is now Silicon Valley, men and women tried to make an honest living and...
Whiskey has been a strong sales driver of the U.S. spirits market, as the demand for American Whiskeys is booming in the U.S. and abroad. Modernized alcohol laws have expanded consumer access and choice. Furthermore, a return of the cocktail culture has aided the shift in consumer preferences from beer to more complex and premium […]
On Monday, in a 20 minute speech, delivered from a Cleveland stage devoid of campaign paraphernalia, Hillary Clinton reminded Americans that, fundamentally, the world is divided into people whose lives matter and people whose lives don’t matter, and that on some level the only real difference between any two politicians is the question of where they draw the line. Read more...
photo: Jonas Svensson, Swedish Armed Forces On November 4th Americans will elect a new President. As for me, from the little country of Timor-Leste I am already invoking God and all Christian Saints and Animist Spirits to deliver to us Hillary Rodham Clinton. Show More Summary
The spirit of Coney Island is alive in South Texas as the McNay Art Museum is presenting Coney Island: Visions of an American Dreamland, 1861?2008, on view through September 11, 2016. The exhibition explores and celebrates Coney Island,...Show More Summary
American Airlines has a low one-way fare of $93 and $103 each way between Los Angeles LAX and Minneapolis for limited dates in June and July. This is a route with low fares with Spirit and Sun Country Airlines nonstop flights. This AA...Show More Summary
Thirty years ago today, millions of Americans joined hands to form a perfect sea-to-sea human chain from New York to L.A. that lifted spirits, erased divisions, raised hundreds of millions for charity and forever eradicated poverty and homelessness. Ha ha — no, “Hands Across America” didn’t quite manage to do any of that, not by […]
Spirit Lake Sioux tribal member Eunice Davidson was an outspoken proponent of the University of North Dakota's Fighting Sioux nickname. Photo via the Grand Forks Herald Last week a poll released by the Washington Post found that roughly 90 percent of Native Americans are not offended by the “Redskins” nickname. Show More Summary
THE CHICAGO SUN TIMES: MARY MITCHELL: "Absence Of Concern Is Killing African-American Youth" CONSTRUCTIVE FEEDBACK UNIVERSITY ANALYSIS We cannot control the line of thinking of Black journalists like Mary Mitchell. You must read into it based upon your own understanding. Show More Summary
Hillsong Young & Free are so good!! The Christian band doesn't just spread spirit but they spread happiness of the ears and feet!!! This Australian collective makes some of the best dance pop music out there. Period. If American radio weren't afraid of songs about God, then their latest single would be a smash! Check out the super infectious [...]
"Immersing young people in science, math, engineering... that's what's going to carry the American spirit of innovation through the 21st century and beyond," Obama said at a White House ceremony where he awarded the National Medal of Science and the National Medal of Technology and Innovation. —Rakesh K. Show More Summary
Isabel Allende, the celebrated Chilean American author of novels including "The House of the Spirits" and "Island Beneath the Sea," will be awarded the Lifetime Achievement Award from PEN Center USA, the West Coast version of PEN, at its annual literary awards dinner in September. Allende, who...
American and United are competing with Spirit Airlines low fares on limited dates in June, July and August with fares as low as $36 to $44 one way in June and $74 to $84 one way in July. Low fare dates are sporadic, so making a round...Show More Summary