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Shoe-banging incident

The often used fake image of Khrushchev waving a shoe (above), and the original photo taken at the United Nations General Assembly, 10 October 1960. “The shoe-banging incident occurred when Nikita Khrushchev, First Secretary of the Communist Party of the … Continue reading

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Reflections on 1960, the Year of Africa

Senegal. “Tante Angélique,” 1961. “A little more than a year ago, the archival storytelling group came across a photo of a woman carrying on her back a baby holding a tiny Nigerian flag. The year was 1960. It was a … Continue reading

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