Art meets its soundtrack in “The Dirty South”

Entirely sound, The Sims’ piece is based on a single familiar song, “Dixie”, composed for pre-Civil War minstrel shows and intended to poke fun at the clichés of the “happy” lives of black slaves. (Its lyricists may be black.) Later, with modified verses, it became the National Anthem of Confederation, …

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How Taraba NUT chairman was tactically removed, transferred

The conflict between the president of the Taraba State Chapter of Nigeria Union of Teachers (NUT), Peter Julius, and union members took on another dimension. The president, let’s remember, fought an ongoing battle with union members and officials, which DAILY Poyst said led to the closure of the union’s secretary …

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Omar Narváez Puts it All Together

Who’s the best catcher in the NL Central? Before the season, this was a good way to start an argument between Cardinals and Cubs fans. Was it Willson Contreras, the cannon-armed, cannon-batted Chicago backstop who has worked hard to improve his framing of late? Was it Yadier Molina, the stalwart …

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Prepare your vacation in space

At the turn of the 20th century, Russian scientist Konstantin Tsiolkovsky predicted that humans would reach space by 2017. Considered by many to be the father of astronautics, astronomers owe him a great deal. But his prediction was miles away. Yuri Gagarin flew into space in 1961, and since then …

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Dolph Ziggler is out of WWE merchandise

Throughout WWE’s history, several Superstars have been instrumental in the growth of the company’s fame and knowledge around the world. Just think of very important faces like those of Hulk Hogan, Ric Flair, Ultimate Warrior and until today with John Cena, Seth Rollins or Roman Reigns. All of these characters …

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