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How Hip-Hop Music Got Started

The History and Origins of Hip-Hop Music

Hip-hop music was started in the United States in the 1970s by predominately young African American youth. Although the terms “hip hop” and “rap” are often used interchangeably, they are two separate things. Hip-hop is a genre of music and a subculture that formed during the 1970s in South Bronx, New York when block parties were commonplace….

February 12, 2018 / 2 Comments / by / in
Old Photos: Salt Lake City, Utah in the 1800’s

Salt Lake Temple / Mormon Tabernacle in Late 1800s

These interesting historical photos feature The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints’ Temple and Tabernacle from 1896. This photo was taken just three years after completion of the temple. At 253,015 square feet, it is the largest Latter-Day Saints temple by floor area. Completed in 1893, the temple building took more than 40 years to build….

February 5, 2018 / by / in
Old Photos: Young Bill Clinton Meeting President John F Kennedy

Teenage Bill Clinton Shakes Hands with President John F. Kennedy

More than five decades ago, on July 24, 1963, a young Bill Clinton shook hands with President John F. Kennedy in the Rose Garden of the White House. Clinton was a 16-year-old young man attending the American Legion Boys Nation program. …

January 27, 2018 / by / in ,
How the Super Bowl Got Started

History of the Super Bowl

Every February Americans gather to celebrate the National Football League’s championship game. Some gather just for the food or the alcohol, while others are genuinely excited to cheer their team to a win (or loss), and others still are simply excited to be a part of the party atmosphere. If you’ve been living under a rock, the game is called the Super Bowl and it’s a big thing. In fact, it is not just a thing, it is THE thing. …

January 26, 2018 / by / in ,
Civil War Photos – Part 1 (20 Historical Photos)

Civil War Photos – Part 1

Photography was still a relatively new technology during the American Civil War, but war correspondents managed to capture thousands of riveting photos throughout the conflict. These graphic images brought the front line of the war straight to the people of the United States and the entire world….

January 5, 2018 / 1 Comment / by / in ,
Bonnie and Clyde – The Real Story

Bonnie and Clyde – Their History, Romance & Unlikely Success

“Bonnie and Clyde” – Clyde Champion Barrow and Bonnie Parker – were shot to death by officers in a well-orchestrated ambush near Sailes, Bienville Parish, Louisiana on May 23, 1934…

December 30, 2017 / 1 Comment / by / in
Taylor Swift – Through The Years

Taylor Swift – Through the Years

Taylor Swift turned 28 this month, so let’s celebrate her life and career with a Through the Years pictorial! Although she’s still super young, Taylor has certainly spent a lot of time in the spotlight. Swift fans have literally had the pleasure of watching her grow up right before our very eyes. From her debut country album “Taylor Swift” at the tender age of only 16…

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