Gracia Mendes Nasi Beatrice de Luna (Dona Gracia) dreamed of a Jewish state, years before Hetrzl. She acted against authorities to protect Jews from Inquisition and settle European Jews.
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Australia may have been one of the first countries to grant women the right to vote, but that doesn’t mean that women had full equality.
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Miriam Makeba was first sent to prison when she was just 18 years old. It was 1932, during the Great Depression. Her mother, who typically
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“I heard a noise, so I took off my headphones and raised my head. Then, I saw the fire. The huge wall of fire that
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A guest post by Yael Gazit Everyone who has ever watched Friends knows what Ross’s job is (Paleontology), but have you ever wondered where this
On Friday, March 27th, 1964, the ground in Alaska shook. It didn’t just shake – the earthquake was a 9.2 on the Richter scale –
“My beauty was my curse, so-to-speak. It created an impenetrable shield between people and who I really was, and made people view me in only
In 1907, when women still couldn’t vote in the United States, Esther Pohl was unanimously elected to serve as head of the Portland, Oregon Public
Sarah and Angelina Grimke: Born to a Slave-Owning Family in the South, They Became Prominent Abolitionists
Sarah and Angelina Grimke were white sisters who were some of the earliest leaders of the movement to end slavery in the United States. Unlike