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American History

Themes of Faith and Hope in ‘Lift Every Voice and Sing’

December 2, 2022

The ‘national anthem’ of Black Americans, ‘Lift Every Voice and Sing’ also speaks of faith and hope. Inspired, free Blacks started their own churches; safe spaces for worship, socialize, and discuss racial matters, free of white interference. […]

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American History

‘Lift Every Voice and Sing’: The Journey from Slavery to Freedom

December 2, 2022

Written more than a century ago, the song, ‘Lift Every Voice and Sing’, was able to capture the emotions of Black Americans very well. It celebrated emancipation and conveyed the feelings of accomplishment of the African Americans. It affirmed the strength that African Americans had exhibited during the journey from slavery to freedom. […]

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European History

How Can NATO Help Ukraine?

December 1, 2022

NATO was formed in 1949 by a dozen European and North American countries. Since then, its numbers have grown to a total of 30 nations. NATO also helps non-member nations. […]

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History

Where Did Soccer Originate?

November 30, 2022

How was soccer invented? Soccer, rugby, golf, tennis, cricket, and even baseball have their roots in the Middle Ages. As the World Cup plays out in Qatar, Wondrium has answers. […]

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History

How Did Church Leaders Influence Anti-Semitism?

November 30, 2022

In Medieval times, some Christians took to acting out in violence against the Jewish communities who lived among them. The Church tried to discourage Christians from this behavior, but not with great results. […]

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History

The Medieval Roots of Anti-Semitism

November 30, 2022

Unlike the Jews who lived in the Mediterranean and had a relatively peaceful life and were allowed to practice their own religion, Jews who lived in the Latin West had a very different experience. […]

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