Tribupedia – History Blog

The Unsolved Murder of Tupac Shakur

Unsolved Murders: The Unsolved Murder of Tupac Shakur – Who Killed Tupac?

Tupac Shakur’s Murder

On Saturday, September 7th, 1996, American rapper / hip-hop artist Tupac Shakur was shot in a drive-by shooting in Las Vegas, Nevada. Tupac was riding in a BMW driven by promoter Suge Knight.  The pair was stopped at a traffic light at East Flamingo Road and Koval Lane at 11:15 p.m. when the shooting occurred….

February 23, 2018 / by / in
Bonnie Parker Poetry – Bonnie and Clyde

Bonnie Parker Poetry – Bonnie and Clyde

Bonnie and Clyde were legendary outlaws that robbed banks, killed people and terrorized part of the country during the Great Depression. Police officials and the FBI viewed Clyde Barrow and Bonnie Parker as dangerous criminals, but much of the public admired the couple and viewed them as modern-day Robin Hoods. Their legend and warm perception with the public was in part aided by Bonnie Parker’s poems: “The Story of Suicide Sal,” and “The Story of Bonnie and Clyde.”…

February 22, 2018 / by / in
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 ,