The diamond invention—the creation of the idea that diamonds are rare and valuable, and are essential signs of esteem—is a relatively recent development in the history of the diamond trade.
BatDad | The Best Bat Dad VINES Compilation 2013 [HD]
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I agree with Jay Caspian Kang (listen to the audio). Also, we should be directing any anger towards the bull-headed Redskins owner who won’t change the name of a sports team.
It surely says something about our culture that a single tweet can turn into a major racial incident…..Not Jay Caspian Kang, an Asian-American who wrote a piece about the . Where some saw racism, he tells NPR’s Rachel Martin he saw a big misunderstanding.
I personally take no pride in the Confederacy. Avoid wars you can’t win, and never raise your flag for an asinine cause like slavery.
This photograph from April 3, 1968, was taken by staff of the Memphis [TN] Press-Scimitar newspaper. In it, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., Ralph Abernathy, Andrew Young, and another African American man (can you help identify him?) are exiting an airplane in Memphis. The flight had been delayed because of a bomb threat.
King and his fellow civil rights workers from the Southern Christian Leadership Conference (SCLC) were in Memphis in support of striking sanitation workers. King planned to lead a peaceful demonstration, but was stopped by court injunction. That night, he gave his last speech, titled “I’ve been to the mountain top,” at the Memphis Mason Temple. The following evening, King was assassinated as he stepped out of room 306 of the Lorraine Motel.
Photo courtesy of the University of Memphis. Libraries. Special Collections Department via the Digital Library of Georgia. Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works 2.5 License.
DAVISTON, Ala. — Checote Eads stomps her foot on the soft, green earth.
NEW GLOUCESTER, Maine — Jasmine Narino-Fiandaca was 19 when she got into “the life.” “That’s what they call it,” she said Saturday. “Or ‘the game.
It’s a tangled web of prostitution, money laundering and sex trafficking and investigators say it all leads back to one woman. KRDO NewsChannel 13 obtained the arrest affidavits for Covie King, Myong Moon and Myong Bogdany.
25+ tech companies send letter to Senator Ron Wyden asking him to oppose any form of Fast Track for the TPP
More than 25 leading tech companies and start-ups have joined a public letter urging Senator Ron Wyden, the newly appointed Chairman of the Senate Finance Committee, to firmly oppose any form of “fast track” authority for trade agreements like the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), and to demand…
Red Letter Christians believe that what defines a person as a Christian is having a personal transforming relationship with the resurrected Christ.