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Contested Legacy of Dr. Ben, a Father of African Studies
New York Times
In the 1960s, Mr. Ben-Jochannan emerged as prominent figure in Harlem, pushing his anticolonial message to its limit, claiming that the very foundations of Western civilization, including Greek philosophy, Judaism and Christianity, were African in ...
Weekend television highlights
There are two popular images of Ol' Blue Eyes: the smooth, devilishly charming singer, or the figure in a sharp suit, involved in dodgy dealings, who'd be trusted to procure “broads” for JFK's infamous pool parties – one of whom, so the story goes, was ...
Two more options added to ULA's rocket naming poll
The results are in! Zeus and Vulcan have been added to the list. Name our next rocket. Vote early, vote often. http://t.co/jVp6iDiSWm ... The new naming options for ULA's Next Generation Launch System would keep alive the convention of christening U.S ...
TOP 5: Female Characters in Comic-Culture
As her character progressed she soon focused more on the mythology of Greece as she is an Amazonian warrior princess. She's one of ... Kate Bishop is the third character to take the Hawkeye name, which in an of itself is partly why she's on my list ...
Cambridge professor has compiled the most in-depth study of SEX in Britain
As the Winton Professor for the Public Understanding of Risk in the Statistical Laboratory at Cambridge University, it's my job to understand the figures that are released to the British public on a daily basis. .... As Catherine Mercer, a researcher ...
The 10 Most Badass Goddesses Of World Mythology
Some ancient pantheons, like the Greek and Norse gods, have traditionally been more prominent in the Western imagination; in recent years, these narratives have been incorporated into popular stories like the Thor comic books and the Percy Jackson saga ...
'Hairspray,' 'Rent' among offerings for next Pit & Balcony season
SAGINAW, MI -- Two musical favorites, a Christmas classic, a famous farce and a new take on a Greek myth will all soon take the stage in Saginaw. Pit & Balcony Theatre announced its 2015-2016 lineup during an event Friday, March 13, at the Castle ...
Greece hopes to secure vital reform deal next week
A combination of concerns left global markets lower, with a rising oil price on Middle East tensions adding to the worries about Greece and the state of the US economy. By the close of play European markets had come off their worst levels with Wall ...