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Culture (/ˈkʌltʃər/) is the social behavior and norms found in human societies[citation needed]. Culture is considered a central concept in anthropology, encompassing the range of phenomena that are transmitted through social learning in human societies. Cultural universals are found in all human societies; these include expressive forms like art, music, dance, ritual, religion, and technologies like tool usage, cooking, shelter, and clothing.

Google honors Black cartoonist and activist Jackie Ormes with new Doodle

Google's search website has been updated in honor of Jackie Ormes, a Black cartoonist and activist who challenged the disparaging portrayals of Black characters in media in the 1940s. If you go to Google.com, you'll...

Hundreds of Wildfires Choke California, as Coronavirus Sidelines Prisoner Firefighters

In California, hundreds of wildfires triggered by lightning strikes have exploded in size, fanned by gusty winds and record-high temperatures driven by the climate crisis. Governor Gavin Newsom has declared a...

Mike Tyson Will Print (Yes, Print) Cannabis Beverages

Just when you thought you’d seen every cannabis product imaginable, from CBD pillows to weed hummus, Mike Tyson is coming in with a surprise jab. According to information procured exclusively, The Ranch Companies,...

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HAITIANS WHO GIVE BACK – FAMOUS PHILANTHROPIC HAITIANS

There have been many Haitians, both past and present, who have dedicated their lives to philanthropy for the benefit of their fellow Haitians and given Haiti a great name in surrounding...

5 AMERICAN ABOLITIONISTS WHO FOUGHT TO END SLAVERY

Many people throughout history have fought for the eradication of slavery. We’ve heard of and studied many of these brave men and women in our history classes. Maybe you grew up having...

What Are Clarke’s Laws?

Clarke's Laws are a series of three rules attributed to science fiction legend Arthur C. Clarke, intended to help define ways to consider claims about the future of scientific developments. These...

How slavery flourished in the United States

Four hundred years ago the first slave ship docked on North American shores, launching a chapter of the trans-Atlantic trade that saw more than 12.5 million people kidnapped from Africa and...

NBA’s trouble with China, four months and counting

For someone who was raised in Italy, came of age in Philadelphia, and ultimately established himself as a star in southern California, it is telling that Kobe Bryant once referred to...

They lost the Civil War and fled to Brazil.

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