The inconvenient truth behind Robin Hood

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Everyone knows the story of Robin Hood. “Robin Hood is a heroic outlaw in English folklore who, according to legend, was a highly skilled archer and swordsman. Traditionally depicted as being dressed in […] green, he is often portrayed as ‘robbing from the rich and giving to the poor’ alongside his band of Merry Men.…

My Immigration Story: The Unspoken History We’d Rather Ignore

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Cecilia Muñoz, Director, Domestic Policy Council at The White House sent me an email. She wants me to share my immigration story. This is the start of a national debate. Across the country, we’re having a serious discussion about how we can build a fair and effective immigration system that lives up to our heritage as a…

VIDEO: The truth about Gun Laws

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Regardless of which side of the debate you’re on, the following video is a must-see. It delves into the history of gun laws in The United States of America, how other leaders through history have applied gun logic to their agendas, the history of gun control in the States, and more recent court decisions. Watch…

Beneath These Red Cliffs: An Ethnohistory of the Utah Paiutes

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I’m Paiute, so when my brother picked up a copy of this book I was compelled to read it. I’m typically not into recreational reading of history at all, let alone “ethnohistory,” but wanting to know more about my roots I borrowed the book and am quite impressed. The Mountain Meadows Massacre from the Paiute…

History they don’t teach in government schools: Irena Sendler

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On May 12, 2008, Irena Sendler died. If you attended “public school” (aka “government school”) you probably haven’t heard of her. Irena had a secret During WWII, Irena, got permission to work in the Warsaw Ghetto as a Plumbing/Sewer specialist. Irena was a Polish Catholic social worker. During World War II, she was a member…