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Cranking up ‘American Filipino’ history month early
Just as ethnic people tend to go hyphenated (don’t you find the dash so sexy?), so is one of America’s ethnic celebratory months. Wed, 17 Sep 2014 15:55:49 -0700

Texas limiting new AP history course's influence
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Amid uproar in conservative circles about perceived anti-American bias in the new Advanced Placement U.S. History course and exam, Texas on Wednesday moved to require its high school students to learn only state-mandated curriculum — not be taught to the national test. Wed, 17 Sep 2014 15:35:12 -0700

FLORENCE: Controversial art steeped in Roebling history
When two white American flags mysteriously appeared on the flagpoles atop the Brooklyn Bridge a month ago, no one suspected it was a giant public history lesson. Wed, 17 Sep 2014 12:08:36 -0700

American Airlines agents vote to unionize
Over 85% of passenger service agents at American Airlines voted to unionize. Wed, 17 Sep 2014 06:18:39 -0700

Noted historian Jonathan Sarna to discuss how American Jews took on General Ulysses S. Grant at EMU tonight
YPSILANTI — Jonathan Sarna, chief historian of the new National Museum of American Jewish History, will kick off the fall 2014 schedule of events sponsored by Eastern Michigan University’s Jewish Studies Program. Wed, 17 Sep 2014 04:58:23 -0700

American Airlines' ticket, gate agents vote to unionize
By Jeffrey Dastin (Reuters) - Passenger service agents at American Airlines backed union representation for the first time in their history on Tuesday, with about 86 percent of members voting in favor of collective bargaining, the union said. The vote affects about 14,500 agents who work at both American and US Airways. ... Tue, 16 Sep 2014 15:40:51 -0700

The month that changed Filipino-American history
From the time Filipinos first landed in Morro Bay, California on October 18, 1587 to the present, no other month has held more significance for Filipinos in America than September 1965, when three major historic events occurred. Tue, 16 Sep 2014 14:55:51 -0700

History books spark new Texas classroom battle
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The long-running ideological dispute over what gets taught in Texas classrooms flared anew over proposed history textbooks Tuesday, with academics decrying lessons they said exaggerate the importance of Christian values on the nation's Founding Fathers while conservatives complained of anti-American, pro-Islam biases. Tue, 16 Sep 2014 14:23:35 -0700

HISTORY® And IMG Kick Off Fall With Unique 2014 College Football Season Partnership
NEW YORK, Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- HISTORY today announced a partnership with six college campuses nationwide to bring the All-American Tailgate Tour, the ultimate tailgate experience on wheels to ... Tue, 16 Sep 2014 10:36:00 -0700

Silvia Ros Featured in Smithsonian Historic LGBT Collection
The Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History is acquiring a significant number of objects related to LGBT history. Miami photographer, Silvia Ros, one of the premier documenters of the recent LGBT movement, has donated over 85 images to the collection. Mon, 15 Sep 2014 23:16:34 -0700

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