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- Story of the Celts: Who are the Celts?
- The ancient Celts were a group of culturally similar peoples who once occupied most of central and western Europe, north of the Greco-Roman world. Perhaps the most common cultural characteristic of the ancient Celts were the Celtic languages, a branch of the...
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- Grimassi, Raven
- Raven Grimassi is the author of several books on Wicca and Witchcraft, including The Wiccan Mysteries, which was awarded Book of the Year and First Place-Spirituality Book by the Coalition of Visionary Retailers in 1998. Raven Grimassi was born in 1951 to an...
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- Folklorist John Avery Lomax
- John Lomax and his son Alan recorded thousands of songs and helped launch the musical careers of Muddy Waters, Woody Guthrie, Jelly Roll Morton, and a Louisiana convict named Huddie Ledbetter, more commonly known as “Leadbelly.
- Written Behind Bars, This 1850s Memoir Links Prisons To Plantations
- It's the earliest known prison memoir by an African-American writer, and it has now been published as The Life and the Adventures of a Haunted Convict. .... "You find temperance sermons, you find outlaw ballads, you find very novelistic passages," he says.
- Cast of Broadway hit 'Hamilton' to perform at White House
- It is told by a young African-American and Latino cast and has a varied score that ranges from pop ballads to sexy R&B to rap battles. The Obamas have been big boosters ... The other convict, Joseph Cruz, was caught Friday.
- Film reviews for YOU: Youth and A Bigger Splash. By Maria Realf
- Written and directed by the talented Paolo Sorrentino, this quirky tale of love, loss, regret, hope and family is lifted by strong central performances from Michael Caine and Harvey Keitel.
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