Tag: America

1620's Plymouth Colony had its own #MeToo Moment

In the 1620s, Plymouth Plantation had its own #MeToo moment

Carla Gardina Pestana, University of California, Los Angeles In the many celebrations, reflections and histories of Plymouth colony, the settlement’s gender dynamics often get short shrift. But not unlike today, men possessed power and privilege, women feared voicing their views and experiences, and the authorities debated how to […]

Star Spangled Banner Story

The Star Spangled Banner Story ain’t what they taught us back in school, although that version skims some truth. I wanted to know more. The song brings a lump up in my throat every time I hear it float over 50,000 fellow fans at Yankee Stadium. I can’t […]