A nurse suggests the government could learn from how NGOs respond to health crises – with speed, staff and resources In 2015 I left the UK to provide humanitarian medical care to a refugee camp stuck in the midst of a civil war. TheShow More Summary
Captain America: Civil War established that Black Panther was a stone-cold badass from the nation of Wakanda. But what with all the superhero-on-superhero drama, it didn’t have much time to show us how he came to be the guy he is today. That job will fall on the Black Panther solo film being directed by Ryan Coogler. Show More Summary
Celebrated documentarian Ken Burns (“The Civil War,” “The War,” the upcoming “The Vietnam War”) has said that he is looking to add another hour to the documentary series, “Baseball.” The original nine-part series premiered on PBS inShow More Summary
Steve Rogers, Bucky Barnes, Natasha Romanoff and more sport different threads in this newly revealed concept art. The post Captain America: Civil War Art Reveals Alternate Costume Designs appeared first on CBR.com.
In March 2015, El Faro, the El Salvador-based online magazine, published a detailed investigation of a massacre that took place in the village of Santa Cruz in 1981, at the height of the country’s civil war. The El Faro report, based on research carried out by the University of Washington, directly implicated retired General Sigifredo Ochoa Pérez, then a member...
Lexington, Va., has a rich Confederate history. This year, residents marched in the city's first Martin Luther King Jr. parade. Down the road, others saluted the Confederacy.
Seeped in its own racism, without any checks or balances, the FBI devoted more resources to harming the Civil Rights movement than any other task in its purview.
One of three states that celebrate the birthdays of the Civil War general and Martin Luther King together, Arkansas is eyeing a change.
Because of their vast library, some of the best Netflix series and movies go overlooked. Most people are aware that series and movies like Stranger Things and Captain America: Civil War are streaming on Netflix, but there is still an abundance of high-quality content that seemingly flies under the radar. Show More Summary
The upcoming Black Panther movie has made headlines for weeks with news of its casting and filming announcements. After the Black Panther made a brief but memorable appearance in Captain America: Civil War, Marvel fans have eagerly awaited more information about King T’Challa’s upcoming solo film. Show More Summary
It was built in 1142. But the magnificent Crac de Chevaliers in Syria may not survive the war presently engulfing it.
Battled-scarred flags were hot items in the 2016 auction season. Heritage Auctions sold four battle flags in 2016 for more than $625,000. Civil War Era Henry rifles also were coveted pieces, with two models occupying the top three gun sales of the year. Show More Summary
A motel room once used by the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. to plan civil rights protests is the centerpiece of a new national monument in Alabama. President Obama signed an order creating the Birmingham Civil Rights National Monument in one of his final acts as the nation's first black president....
The current Turkish struggle with IS is a complete reversal from the early years of the Syrian civil war, when Turkey supported opposition against Assad. The post Turkey’s Syrian Blowback appeared first on Foreign Policy Blogs.
My birthday is coming up later this month. I think some presents are in order! Politicians like to say they cannot be bought. But this weekend, here amid the rolling Civil War battlefields and the kitschy souvenir shops, anyone can buy a politician — a president no less — deftly shaped by skilled manipulators of […]
A distinguished Civil War historian attended the Roof trial and sentencing last week. This is what he saw.
President Barack Obama designated as national monuments three Southern sites connected with the Civil Rights movement and post-Civil War Reconstruction. The post Three Civil Rights Sites Become National Monuments appeared first on Hyperallergic.
Alexandria, Va., has long been a tourist destination because of its large historic district and lively restaurant and bar scene. Now, it also features a new assortment of Civil War tours, events and museum exhibits based on the second season of “Mercy Street” beginning Jan. 22. Although the PBS original series wasn’t filmed in Alexandria, […]
Trump’s win and America’s divisiveness have left some Americans feeling hopeless ? but this country has reckoned with this kind divisiveness before. We’ve gone through Civil War, after all. And Reconstruction. And those decades of Jim...Show More Summary
KATHMANDU (Reuters) - Ten years after the end of Nepal's bloody civil war, the Himalayan republic has failed to punish perpetrators of human rights abuses during the conflict, a leading international watchdog said on Friday.