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Entries by Kate Kelly from 04/2011

The Immigrant Experience in the U.S.

| Posted 04.06.2011 | Books

What David Laskin clearly expresses, and what must certainly be true of all wars, is that when the fighting begins, soldiers are fighting to live and to save their buddies.

An Honest Man's Story Offers a Compelling Civil Rights Lesson

| Posted 04.13.2011 | Education

To teach about civil rights, we need the stories of Martin Luther King Jr. and Rosa Parks, but we also need the stories of the unsung heroes like Worcy Crawford (1917-2010).

Seeing Greenwich Village Through Fresh Eyes: Being a "Visitor" in Your Own Town

| Posted 04.19.2011 | New York

Tourists may flock to whatever city any of us calls home, but generally we, the residents, are the last to visit the attractions in our own communities.

NYC Fire Museum: A Hidden Gem

| Posted 04.28.2011 | New York

The New York City Fire Museum houses one of the nation's most prominent collections of fire related art and artifacts from the late 18th century to the present.