Every February, I’m reminded simply how little I find out about my very own historical past. I’m halfway by way of an interview with a seasoned Black activist. They are speaking about Black liberation and dropping names I ought to know. I college my face to look something however clean and nod intermittently to point… Continue reading Why Black History Month makes me really feel like a failure
Getty photos (3) Now it is a historic Academy of Country Music Awards nominations checklist. On Friday, Kelsea Ballerini and Brothers Osborne helped announce a number of the nominees for this 12 months’s ACM Awards on CBS This Morning. Leading the checklist are Maren Morris and Chris Stapleton with six nominations every. Trailing carefully behind… Continue reading ACMs 2021: Maren Morris, Chris Stapleton and Miranda Lambert Lead History-Making Nominations
Early this century Winston Churchill was voted “the greatest Briton of all time” in a nationwide British poll, which attracted more than a million votes, as he finished ahead of figures like the naturalist Charles Darwin. It is little known, however, that Churchill had favorably viewed European fascism during the 1920s and 1930s; that is… Continue reading Op-ed: How British, US links increased with Nazi Germany during Hitler’s power
Kashmir has suffered so much that it’s hard to point a day as its darkest. Yet, February 23rd, 1991 can perhaps be called the darkest day in the history of Kashmir. On this cold and dark night in 1991, Indian army barged into the twin villages of Kunan and Poshpora in Kupwara District. The area… Continue reading Forgotten Women of Kashmir: Thirty Years On…!
Cathy Scott-Clark is a prominent British journalist and author. In July 2012, her story, “Mass Graves of Kashmir” published in Guardian abruptly shocked the world. Her famous lines on top read, “For 22 years this contested region has endured a regime of torture and disappeared civilians. Now a local lawyer is discovering their unmarked graves… Continue reading Mass Graves of Kashmir
Julius Caesar kept standing while senators were stabbing him from all directions; he fell when his loyalist Brutus also pierced him with his dagger saying: “Et tu, Brute?” Even you, Brutus?’. The quote from Act 3, Scene 1 of William Shakespeare’s play Julius Caesar has immortalized the Roman Senate. Today, thanks to Netflix, there is… Continue reading Et tu, Brute? Senate: Where it came from?