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Multicultural Picture Books about Inspiring Women & Girls

March is Women’s History Month! A great opportunity to highlight women’s contributions to history, culture and society!<p>Although we should, of course, …

google's 'arts & culture' app brings textures and history to the fingertips

<b>google’s ‘arts & culture’ app brings textures and history to the fingertips</b><br>‘grainstacks at giverny; the evening sun’ by claude monet — oil on canvas …

Museums

Boys deface ancient 5,000-year-old rock carving ‘to improve it’

Two teenagers in Norway could face prosecution after causing damage to a 5,000-year-old rock carving, despite claiming they were trying to improve it.<p>…

Ethnic Diversity Needed in Autism Research

Although autism affects children from all walks of life, the research that guides interventions and care plans rarely reports racial and ethnic …

Olympic Officials Apologize to China for Using the Wrong Flag

Organizers for the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro apologized to China after using incorrect Chinese flags during official ceremonies.<p>Chinese flags …

The danger of teaching children to be ‘colorblind’

Teaching young people about race and its role in the history, present and future of this country is as important as any other subject — but, as this post explains, one that many whites still grapple with. This was written by Marie-Anne Suizzo, an associate professor in the Department of Educational …

African-American News

New Lisbon Attractions for Culture Vultures

Striking Museum for Art, Architecture and Technology is one of five new museums and exhibits this yearMAAT River view Architectural Visualization © …

European Travel

Young photographers share snapshots of cultural heritage | The Star

Three Toronto women have swept up the top awards in the young adult category of a national photography contest that puts the focus on stories of …

A journey through ancient culture in the Philippines

Skip the beaches and bustle of the Philippines as we take a life-affirming journey through towering rice paddies, rumbling volcanoes and …

The Two Spirit Tradition In Native American Culture

"The New World." This romanticized term inspired legions of Europeans to race to the place we live in search of freedom from oppressive regimes or …

This Map Shows The Size Of The World's Biggest Empires From History

Which empire was the biggest throughout history? Which had the most people? Which had the biggest contiguous empire? The map below details all the …

5 Ways to Get a Taste of Tucson’s History

With a recognized history dating back as far as A.D. 450, Tucson has many tales to tell. The land has been called home by many over the years, …

Finding Time in Finland: A Summer-Scape Into Serenity

The sun was setting on the vibrant skyline of Helsinki when I arrived.<p>Finland's buzzing capital is every bit the diverse and design-orientated hub …

See the colours of India through the eyes of abstract artists | art and culture

If you mention the colours saffron, green, blue and white to an Indian, he or she is sure to relate them with the National Flag. It is these colours …

Streetwear

Michael Jordan Donates $5,000,000 to National Museum of African American History and Culture

Michael Jordan has joined the likes of Denzel Washington when it comes to digging deep into his pockets and donating to the National Museum of …

The trouble with languages in primary schools

"There's a lot to fit in the curriculum and schools do need to be convinced about the value of language education. The less amount of time they spend …

Will Smith Shuts Down Islamophobia And Donald Trump At 'Suicide Squad' Press Event

"The Middle East can’t allow Fox News to be the arbiter of the imagery."<p>Will Smith showed up to a Dubai press event for “Suicide Squad” and shut down two things: Islamophobia and Donald Trump.<p>The actor said that America’s Islamophobia motivated him to attend the event in Dubai on Sunday. Smith said …

Volleyball in a hijab: Does this picture show a culture clash?

<b>For the Times it was a "culture clash", for the Daily Mail "a massive cultural divide" between "the cover-ups" and "the cover-nots" - and for the Sun the cultural divide was not "massive" but "colossal".</b><p>The pictures of Egypt's women's beach volleyball team playing Germany swept the internet …

On the Fine Line in Art Between Inspiration and Appropriation

Artists have been inspired by other artists for as long as the arts have existed.<p>The plots in some of Shakespeare’s plays predate the playwright himself. Jean Rhys’s acclaimed novel <i>Wide Sargasso Sea</i> is a response to <i>Jane Eyre.</i> Musicians use all kinds of techniques, ranging from improvisation to …

Krabi Thailand: The Andaman Sea And Rock Climbing

Goodbye Koh Tao. Thank you for some of the best memories of my life and some of the worst. With half sadness to leave such a wonderful island and half happiness to start fresh in a new place, we boarded our Lomprayah ferry at 9:30am. We went from Koh Tao to Koh Phangan to Koh Samui via boat then …

The Forgotten History Behind America's Immigration Debate

These days, debates over immigration may seem like an inescapable and constant part of American politics. From the Supreme Court to the Presidential …