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How a mass suicide by slaves caused the legend of the...

By Thomas Hallock, Professor of English, University of South Florida In May 1803 a group of enslaved Africans from present-day Nigeria, of Ebo or Igbo...

7 new elements added for Black History Month celebration in Oviedo

From the City of Oviedo To Celebrate Black History Month 2021, the City of Oviedo is highlighting the 20 elements of the mural Black History...

Celebrate Black History Month in Oviedo

From the City of Oviedo To Celebrate Black History Month 2021, the City of Oviedo is highlighting the 20 elements of the mural Black History...

For the birds? Hardly! Valentine’s Day was reimagined by chivalrous medieval...

Valentine's Day 2021 By Jennifer Wollock, Texas A&M University Valentine’s Day annoys many people. For many in a relationship, the pressure to impress a partner can weigh...

Spotlight: Black History Month local photo exhibit spotlights the emotional aftermath...

The exhibit is open on Sundays from noon to 4 p.m. and on Mondays from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. - admission is free...

Seminole State’s Spring 2021 theater season combines virtual and in-person sessions

From Seminole State College of Florida From Shakespeare to Zora Neale Hurston, the Center for Fine and Performing Arts at Seminole State College of Florida...

Seminole County commemorates the battle of Camp Monroe

From the History of the US Second Cavalry, Seminole County Leisure Services, and Staff Reports On 8 February 1837, two Seminole leaders, Emaltha (King...

Will there be a monument to the COVID-19 pandemic?

By Emily Godbey, Iowa State University Editor’s Note: Dr. Emily Godbey is a professor of art and visual culture at Iowa State University. In this...

How a real-life monopoly made Monopoly the world’s biggest board game

Monopoly now accounts for nearly one-third of all global board game sales, largely thanks to Hasbro’s own expansion strategy.   By Mark Dent, The Hustle On New Year’s...

What Kwanzaa means for Black Americans

By Frank Dobson, Associate Dean of Students, Vanderbilt University   On Dec. 26, millions throughout the world’s African community will start weeklong celebrations of Kwanzaa. There...