Category Archives: ’30s

Dorothy’s Ruby Slippers Case Cracked? & More!

May 17, 2023 Links to the past, with relevance today: The theft was quite a feet! (Image via MGM) THE GUARDIAN: The dancing-a-jig is up for a septuagenarian alleged to have stolen a pair of ruby slippers from 1939's The Wizard of Oz in 2005. A grand jury has indicted Terry Martin on charges related…
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Paul Robeson Mural in D.C. Destroyed 1 Week After His Birthday

April 17, 2023 Paul Robeson is an undisputed American icon, and in particular an African-American icon. He was one of the first — if not the first — Black men to cross over as a major star with name recognition among white audiences, and his work in the theater, in films and as an activist…
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