Take It From A Local: The Tale Of How Turkey, Texas, Got Its Name

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Helen Keller's Glimpse Of Beethoven's 'Heavenly Vibration'

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Sheriff L.O. Davis reads a set of local laws to Mrs. Malcolm Peabody, Dr. Robert Hayling and Mrs. John M. Burgess. The protesters remained seated as they attempted to integrate the dining room at a table in the Ponce De Leon Motor Lodge. Corbis hide caption

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Why A Proper Lady Found Herself Behind Bars

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When A Record Quake Struck Alaska, One Small Church Survived

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For Actor Michael Peña, A Transformative Role As Cesar Chavez

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Polygamy May Seem Like A Man's Dream, But Kenyan Women Are Not Happy

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Walter Mosley: To End Race, We Have To Recognize 'White' Doesn't Exist

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Despite Financial Challenges, HBCUs Fight To Remain A Bargain

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Westboro Baptist's Fred Phelps: More Than A Hater?

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Egyptian Women Want To Be Recognized In Revolution

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In every home, the haftseen table is decorated with seven items – since seven is considered a lucky number. Each item begins with the letter sin (s) in Persian, and each item is a symbol of spring and renewal. Azita Mehran/Turmeric & Saffron hide caption

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Persian New Year's Table Celebrates Nature's Rebirth Deliciously

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Plan Bossy Instead Of Ban Bossy?

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Remembering The Late Politician Reubin Askew

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