Tag: history

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Prince Harry tells Oprah ‘biggest concern’ was ‘history repeating itself’ in hint at Diana

Prince Harry tells Oprah ‘biggest concern’ was ‘history repeating itself’ in hint at Diana

Earlier this month it was confirmed that the Duke and Duchess of Sussex will take part in an “intimate” and “wide-ranging” discussion with American [...]
The stories of Black, enslaved people in the Great Smokies are lost in history. The national park wants to tell them.

The stories of Black, enslaved people in the Great Smokies are lost in history. The national park wants to tell them.

ASHEVILLE, N.C. — Great Smoky Mountains National Park drips with the wonders of ecological mysteries and human history.The nearly 90-year-old park [...]
'Strange Fruit': The history behind Billie Holiday's 'radioactive' protest song that inspired Hulu film

'Strange Fruit': The history behind Billie Holiday's 'radioactive' protest song that inspired Hulu film

In March 1939, a then-23-year-old Billie Holiday closed out her set at New York's Cafe Society with a song she hadn't performed before: "Strange Fr [...]
Woke war: University censorship is fictionalising history, rages Universities Minister

Woke war: University censorship is fictionalising history, rages Universities Minister

Ms Donelan suggested books were being removed from reading lists in universities in a bid to prevent students being forced to confront "hate speech [...]

Today in History for February 27th

Highlights of this day in history: Germany's Reichstag burns, giving the Nazis under Adolf Hitler a pretext to seize absolute power; A cease-fire e [...]
Chris Stapleton, Maren Morris lead 2021 ACM Awards nominations; Black artists, women make history

Chris Stapleton, Maren Morris lead 2021 ACM Awards nominations; Black artists, women make history

"Starting Over" may lead country music powerhouse Chris Stapleton down a familiar path: Award season dominance. With six nods each, Stapleton and “ [...]
20 great movies for families to watch in honor of Black History Month

20 great movies for families to watch in honor of Black History Month

Hollywood doesn't always get history right. But it has given us some exceptional movies that deal with racial prejudice and civil rights, complete [...]
Katie Ledecky has shot at history in Tokyo in 1,500 as she reveals ambitious schedule for Olympic trials

Katie Ledecky has shot at history in Tokyo in 1,500 as she reveals ambitious schedule for Olympic trials

In her acclaimed career, Katie Ledecky has won five Olympic gold medals and 15 world championship titles, more than any other woman in swimming his [...]
Disinformation hearing witness Soledad O’Brien has history of falling for disinformation

Disinformation hearing witness Soledad O’Brien has history of falling for disinformation

A journalist who has perpetuated multiple conspiracy theories on social media will serve as one of House Democrats’ witnesses at Wed [...]
Archaeology breakthrough ‘changed understanding’ of first Britons as UK’s history mapped

Archaeology breakthrough ‘changed understanding’ of first Britons as UK’s history mapped

Archaeology: Early human footprints in Norfolk discussed by expertThe skeletal remains of Cheddar Man – a Mesolithic hunter-gatherer found to have [...]
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