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AUTHENTIC HISTORY KU KLUX KLAN, 1865-1877 Part Two

This is part two, and the final, part of my review of Authentic History Ku Klux Klan, 1865-1877 by Susan Lawrence Davis. I’ll focus on various facts (according to Mrs. Davis) and the Klan’s relationship to various ethnic groups. Here’s … Continue reading

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For a New Year – Something from the Past

Happy New Year everybody! Let’s start the new year with a little history. In 1492, the Jews of Spain were given a choice between apostasy or exile. Many escaped to neighboring Portugal, where they fared little better; in 1496, the … Continue reading

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How the English Failed to Stamp Out the Scots Language

I came across an old article, from Atlas Obscura, that echoes something I’ve been saying for years, how governments work to destroy native languages and dialects. The article tells the story of the Scots language, not to be confused with … Continue reading

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The “Chedder Man” hype

A ten thousand year old Briton, whose remains were discovered over a century ago, has yielded some of his secrets – courtesy of modern DNA analysis. According to The Daily Mail: The first ancient Britons had black skin, dark curly … Continue reading

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What is the true meaning of jihad?

If you look up “What is the true meaning of jihad?” on Google, you’ll have to do a lot of scrolling before you reach any source that offers a generally non-peaceful interpretation of this word. Did Google manipulate the results? … Continue reading

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A Judeo-Arabic mystery book

I’ve been going through my old Hebrew manuscripts, and came across a fragment that I’ve been wondering about for many years. It hails from Yemen, and it’s written in Hebrew characters – but it’s Arabic. My guess is that it’s … Continue reading

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Our rigid concept of time

I just finished reading E=MC2 by David Bodanis. It’s a fascinating book, and for the first time, I feel as if I can grasp some of the importance of this formula and its history. One subject the book touches upon, … Continue reading

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Ethiopic languages and the status of Amharic

Ethiopia contains upwards of 80 distinct ethnic groups, and just about every one of them has its own language. For a traveler who is language-conscious, such as myself, this can be bewildering. At the same time, it’s refreshing; the Ethiopian … Continue reading

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Similarities between Hebrew and Amharic

My journey to Ethiopia was actually two journeys. I’ve already written about one, and the one I have yet to write about actually began on the Ethiopian Airlines jet that took me to Addis Ababa. As soon as I boarded … Continue reading

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In memory of Lounes Matoub

I remember reading a short news blurb back in 1998. It said something about a popular Algerian folk singer being murdered. Though I hadn’t a clue who the singer might be (his name was not mentioned), I felt a pang … Continue reading

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