Tag: History

Thousands attend Winston-Salem’s Juneteenth Festival with music, dancing, food, arts and history | Local News

In September 1862, President Abraham Lincoln proposed emancipation as a war measure to coerce the surrender of the treasonous states, offering them the opportunity to maintain slavery if they ended hostilities against the Union, said Anthony Parent, a professor of history and American ethnic studies at WFU.

When the southern states refused, Lincoln granted emancipation to the enslaved people once the Union lines reached those states, Parent said.

“He (Lincoln) did not emancipate the enslaved people in the states loyal to the Union: Maryland, Missouri, Delaware or Kentucky,” Parent said. “Making the war one of liberation opened the door to

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Great Outfits in Fashion History: Debi Mazar in a ’90s Going Out Top

There are perfectly good celebrity style moments, and then there are the looks that really stick with you, the ones you try desperately to recreate at home. In ‘Great Outfits in Fashion History,’ Fashionista editors are revisiting their all-time favorite lewks.

Between Fawnia’s interview with the actor and a discussion about the “Younger” star on my favorite podcast (crunch crunch), I felt inspired to revisit some of Debi Mazar’s greatest sartorial hits from the ’90s — of which there are many, as the legendary New Yorker has been on the scene since the ’80s —

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Great Outfits in Fashion History: Lindsay Lohan Looking Ethereal and Summery in Chanel

There are perfectly good celebrity style moments, and then there are the looks that really stick with you, the ones you try desperately to recreate at home. In ‘Great Outfits in Fashion History,’ Fashionista editors are revisiting their all-time favorite lewks.

About 15 years ago, before she was living in Dubai and getting rich off NFTs, Lindsay Lohan was one of Hollywoods top “It” girls — a prolific partygoer and fashion darling. One of the biggest designers to fall under her spell was the late, great Karl Lagerfeld. Circa 2006 (Lohan’s heyday, some

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Secretary of State Antony Blinken Talks History With Rock Music

On the plane home from Jordan, Antony Blinken seems relieved to be talking about something other than his day job. In January, Blinken was sworn in as secretary of state under President Biden. When Blinken’s name surfaced as a nominee, his longtime passion for music made the headlines: It turns out he could play guitar reasonably well, wrote record reviews during his college days, and had penned his own songs (even making indie recordings of some of them, available on streaming services).

Shortly before the latest flare-up in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, Blinken agreed to talk with Rolling Stone about his

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Great Outfits in Fashion History: Paris Hilton in a Zebra-Print Halter Dress

There are perfectly good celebrity style moments, and then there are the looks that really stick with you, the ones you try desperately to recreate at home. In ‘Great Outfits in Fashion History,’ Fashionista editors are revisiting their all-time favorite lewks.

Paris Hilton spent most of the early 2000s in cotton-candy Juicy Couture sweats. When she did take off her bedazzled velour pants, the heiress whipped up party looks that touched on all the right sartorial notes for the era: halter tops, low-rise jeans, animal prints, crystal belts, chunky wedge heels. All of these trends — 

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High School Musical’s Olivia Rodrigo makes UK music chart history

Disney star Olivia Rodrigo has made history on the Official UK Music Charts.

Olivia is best known for her current role as Nini in High School Musical: The Musical: The Series and also starred as Paige Olvera in Bizaardvark from 2016 to 2019.

Her debut album Sour, which only released last week (May 21) has made it to number one on the UK charts. Along with her latest single titled ‘Good 4 U’, also currently holding the top spot, this makes Olivia the youngest solo artist to ever score an Official UK Chart Double.

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