Cordelia Scaife May’s Colcom Foundation finances several “nativist” organizations and causes.
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Tagged anti-immigration, Colcom Foundation, Cordelia Scaife May, heiress, history, mellon, nativist, politics, Trump |
How several former vegans and vegetarians across the country came to see meat as their calling.
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Tagged butchers, environment, ethical butchering, ethics, farming, food, health, meat, people, vegetarians |
Native Americans, English sailors and pirates all came together on Ocracoke Island in North Carolina to create the only American dialect that is not identified as American.
BBC – Travel – The US island that speaks Elizabethan English
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Tagged dialect, Elizabethan, English, history, island, language, North Carolina, Ocracoke Island, U.S., United States |
“Not everybody is as mockable as everybody else, and some mockability doesn’t have consequences.”
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Tagged comedian, comedy, humor, interview, politics, satire, Stephen Colbert |
He drew songs from Tin Pan Alley, the Delta blues and other sources. In the late 1970s, he introduced them to the “Saturday Night Live” crowd.
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Tagged blues, death, entertainment, Leon Redbone, music, obituary, people, singer |
Now Peter Max’s associates are trading lurid allegations of kidnapping, hired goons, attempted murder by Brazil nut and art fraud on the high seas.
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Tagged art, attempted murder, brazil nut, crime, dementia, forgery, fraud, organized crime, painter, painting, people, Peter Max, piracy, scam, scheme |
The Navajo Tribal Utility Authority typically connects from 400 to 450 homes a year, chipping away at the 15,000 scattered, rural homes without power on the 27,000-square-mile reservation that lies in Arizona, New Mexico and Utah.
Navajo Nation homes get electricity after years in the dark