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A Fire in my Belly: Sacrilege or Censorship?

The latest controversy to hit the art world is not a new one. Last year, a handful of activist Christians forced the Smithsonian to censor an art video featuring an 11 second clip of ants on a crucifix. The same video has created another controversy, as it is due to feature at the Brooklyn Museum …

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Women ordered to sit at the back of a Brooklyn Bus

On 1 December 1955, a 42-year old seamstress called Rosa Parks refused to give up her seat to a white man who was standing on a bus in Montgomery, Alabama because all the ‘white’-allocated seats were occupied. As a result, Parks was arrested; springing from this a boycott on bus services started on 5 December …

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