Daily Archives: February 3, 2020

New York City school boycott

“The New York City school boycott, known as Freedom Day, was a mass boycott and demonstration on February 3, 1964 to protest segregation in the New York City public school system. Students and teachers stayed out of public schools to … Continue reading

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Nuclear War Movies: A History of Total Annihilation on Film

Stanley Kramer, On the Beach (1959) “When the Soviets successfully detonated their first A-Bomb in 1949, the world suddenly became acutely aware of the possibility of a global thermonuclear war that could obliterate civilization, leaving only grass and cockroaches behind … Continue reading

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