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Olivia de Havilland
Olivia de Havilland, American motion-picture actress remembered for the lovely and gentle ingenues of her early career as...
Michelson-Morley experiment, an attempt to detect the velocity of Earth with respect to the hypothetical luminiferous ether,...
Martin Luther King, Jr.
Martin Luther King, Jr., Baptist minister and social activist who led the civil rights movement in the United States from...
Langston Hughes, American writer who was an important figure in the Harlem Renaissance and made the African American experience...
Why Does COVID-19 Disproportionately Affect African Americans, Hispanics, and Latinos?
As the COVID-19 pandemic has unfolded in the United States and increasing amounts of data have come in, it has become apparent...
Ancient Egyptian architecture
Ancient Egyptian architecture, the architectural monuments produced mainly during the dynastic periods of the first three...
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Hip-hop, cultural movement that attained widespread popularity in the 1980s and ’90s; also, the backing music for rap, the...
10 Famous Artworks by Leonardo da Vinci
Of the few surviving works by Leonardo da Vinci, which ones are the most famous?
Endangered Species Day
Endangered Species Day is observed on the third Friday of May, to raise awareness of the continued need to protect our planet’s...
Abimael Guzmán, founder and leader of the Peruvian revolutionary organization Shining Path (in Spanish, Sendero Luminoso)....
Roosevelt Corollary, Foreign policy declaration by U.S. Pres. Theodore Roosevelt in 1904–05 stating that, in cases of flagrant...
Arkansas, constituent state of the United States of America. Arkansas ranks 29th among the 50 states in total area, but,...
Did the Beatles Really Say They Were More Popular than Jesus?
In the 1960s, Beatlemania was a religion. But did it really have more followers than Christianity?