Racist, hateful caricatures are nothing new. In the 1920s-1950s, the Jim Crow era featured an endless array of racist portrayals of African Americans.

Blacks have been portrayed in popular culture as pitiable exotics, cannibalistic savages, hypersexual deviants, childlike buffoons, obedient servants, self-loathing victims, and menaces to society. These anti-black depictions routinely took form in material objects, such as ashtrays, drinking glasses, banks, games, fishing lures, detergent boxes, and other everyday items.

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It’s a common back-and-forth debate: do egg yolks raise cholesterol? Research feels like a metronome, swinging from one opinion to its opposite every few years. Let’s take a deeper look as to why.

This topic can be broken down into two parts:

  1. Do egg yolks raise cholesterol?
  2. Do they impact…

Greek Orthodox priest Evangelos Papanikolaou praised the Ottomans for looking after Hagia Sophia and says it is better to be restored to a mosque than to remain a museum.

Greek Orthodox priest Evangelos Papanikolaou, the priest at Analipseos Church in Rafina near Athens, praised the Ottomans for looking after Hagia Sophia and says it is better to be restored to a mosque than to remain a museum (source). Transcript:

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