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SELMA, ALABAMA / USA - March 1, 2020. Image credit: Michael Scott Milner / Shutterstock.com

How Many Died In The March On Selma?

Segregation was rampant in the South during this time, and something had to be done. Black people did not have the same rights as white people, and these peaceful marches were organized to try and obtain them. However, even if these marches were peaceful, four lives were lost during that time, including the events leading up to the marches.

June 23, 2020 11:26

Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial. Image credit: jorik / Shutterstock.com

Why Did Martin Luther King Turn Around On The Bridge In Selma?

LeRoy Collins, the governor of Florida, suggested that King should first pray as he arrives on the bridge, and then turn around and lead all of the protesters back to Selma in an attempt to get a symbolic accomplishment of crossing the bridge while keeping everyone safe.

June 23, 2020 11:00

Today, the former Chernobyl power plant is covered by a large protective encasing. Editorial credit: Krysja / Shutterstock.com.

What Was The Chernobyl Disaster?

When the Soviet government alerted the world about the Chernobyl disaster, there was an international outcry about hazards from radioactive emissions.

June 18, 2020 10:52

Theodore Bundy, Biography.com

True Crimes Of The Century: The 1970s

In addition to a murderous clown and the heartless evil that was Ted Bundy, this seventh part to World Atlas’s True Crimes of the Century series examines the unspeakable horrors that defined the decade of disco.

June 16, 2020 12:30

Monument in memory of those killed in the revolution of 1905 in St. Petersburg on Senate Square. Image credit: Hunter82 / Shutterstock.com

What Was The Bloody Sunday In Russia?

An event known as Bloody Sunday happened in the city of St. Petersburg, Russia, in 1905. What started as a peaceful demonstration against Czar Nicholas II turned out to be a bloodbath, with hundreds of civilians becoming the first victims of an inevitable revolution.

June 16, 2020 07:40

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