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A History Of Black Cowboys And The Myth That The West Was White

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 01.24.2017 | Arts

A quick internet search of “American cowboy” yields a predictable crop of images. Husky men with weathered expressions can be seen galloping on ho...

This Week in World War I, October 17-23, 1915

Joseph V. Micallef | Posted 10.17.2016 | World
Joseph V. Micallef

The Battle of Loos was the largest, most extensive British engagement on the Western Front in 1915. It was the first time that units of "Kitchener's New Army," were deployed in battle.

This Week in World War I, June 27-July 3, 1915

Joseph V. Micallef | Posted 06.28.2016 | World
Joseph V. Micallef

Ace fighter pilots were portrayed in the popular press as the 20th century equivalent of medieval knights. Their exploits may also be the origins of the concept of the "super hero". That term, which first became prominent in 1917, would go on to spawn a broad category of popular literature.

Valentine's Day Gifts - Living Wills, Advance Directives, DNRs

Joseph Cooper | Posted 04.13.2014 | Books
Joseph Cooper

Two of the most notable books published in the U.S. in 2013 "trouble" readers with medical, ethical, moral, emotional, psychological and legal struggles that arise when a loved one is succumbing to insidious pain and irreversible incapacity.