Category: culture + art

The real meaning of Independence Day

HAPPY 4th OF JULY, USA! 🇺🇸 For all of us who are Americans, all around the world, we’re celebrating and remembering our Independence Day. And while I am (surprisingly) in the mood to celebrate everything that it means to me to be American, I am fully aware of the many reasons that we may not feel..

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two weeks later + i do not accept the “new normal”

two weeks ago, i was ready to pull an all-nighter. i had my wine, my popcorn, my twitter feed up on my phone, my tv tuned into the all-night swedish news, and my computer screen streaming nbc. i was ready for an epic night and the first woman president of the united states of america…

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10 things Native Americans have taught me

“In 1492, Columbus sailed the ocean blue.” Today is Columbus Day in the United States. It’s the day that has been traditionally celebrated as the day that “Christopher Columbus, an explorer from Europe, discovered America”. As kids growing up in American schools, we are taught that this is a significant day. In fact, Columbus Day..

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