Women used to dominate the beer industry – until the witch accusations started pouring in

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Women used to dominate the beer industry – until the witch accusations started pouring in Three women dressed in Middle-Age period garb as alewives. Hulton-Deutsch Collection/Corbis via Getty Images Laken Brooks, University of Florida What do witches have to do with your favorite beer? When I pose this question to […]

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How Black Americans used portraits and family photographs to defy stereotypes

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How Black Americans used portraits and family photographs to defy stereotypes Janette Greenwood, Clark University Unstable. Criminal. Impoverished. Absentee fathers. Neglectful mothers. “A tangle of pathology,” as the Moynihan Report, a 1965 study on Black poverty, put it. For decades, the Black family has been denigrated as dysfunctional. When mass […]

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Honor History and Its Lessons

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Honor History and Its Lessons (Family Features) The reasons for understanding the past are plentiful. Historical knowledge may illuminate the moments that shaped a loved one’s life or simply satisfy a curiosity about events and people that occupied a different place in time. A look into yesteryear can help make […]

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