Jack Carson – Tribute to one of the great character actors

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Barbara La Marr: The Girl Who Was Too Beautiful — (Travalanche)

What an incident-filled, short life was that of silent screen writer and actress Barbara La Marr (Reatha Watson, 1896-1926). Best known today for inspiring the screen name of Hedy LaMarr, the original La Marr was a star for only six years before her hard-partying ways took her from this earth, making her one of the […]

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The Murder of Emmett Till

The Look Magazine article with the confessions of the killers: https://www.pbs.org/wgbh/americanexperience/features/till-killers-confession/

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The murder of a 14-year old black boy Emmett Till  in Money, Mississippi in August 1955 sparked the Civil Rights movement, but the crime won’t sound clarion calls for a nation to wake up to if not for the above photo. The gruesome photographs of Till’s mutilated corpse circulated around the country, notably appearing in Jet magazine, which targeted African American crowd. The photo drew intense public reaction. Till, while visiting Mississippi from Chicago, whistled* at a married white woman and incurred the wrath of local white residents.

In the middle of the night, the door to his grandfather’s house was thrown open, and Emmett was taken by the mob of at least six white men, forced into a truck and driven away, never again to be seen alive. Till’s body was found swollen and disfigured in the Tallahatchie river three days after his abduction and only identified by his ring. It was sent back to Chicago, where…

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Robert Walker Tribute

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Madonna’s ‘God Control’ Video Offends Shooting Survivors – The Atlantic

https://www.theatlantic.com/entertainment/archive/2019/07/madonnas-god-control-video-offends-shooting-survivors/593173/

history of La Marseillaise

For the history of the French national anthem:  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/La_Marseillaise\

Historical Russian use:

In Russia, “La Marseillaise” was used as a republican revolutionary anthem by those who knew French starting in the 18th century, almost simultaneously with its adoption in France. In 1875 Peter Lavrov, a narodist revolutionary and theorist, wrote a Russian-language text (not a translation of the French one) to the same melody. This “Worker’s Marseillaise” became one of the most popular revolutionary songs in Russia and was used in the Revolution of 1905. After the February Revolution of 1917, it was used as the semi-official national anthem of the new Russian republic. Even after the October Revolution, it remained in use for a while alongside The Internationale.[27]

Creating A Nutritious Smoothie

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