Thank you for your humble and eloquently stated life experience. You prove(d) to be a human becoming while others surrounding you were not comfortable with overcoming their fears and the ignorance supporting such. Your individualism is admirable in so many ways.
Even though I grew up near Malcolm X's and Whitney Young's birthplace, I was not old enough nor encouraged by my 'influencers' to pay close attention, while these civil rights advocates became known internationally. At the same time, I was fortunate to not be taught blatant prejudice and had an easier time than you did with developing common sense towards these matters.
As we focus towards and celebrate the similarities among humans vs. keeping "blinders" of ignorance in place, we are more often experiencing a return to the "melting-pot" which birthed this country. Accept with more inclination towards equal footing for the majority and eventually, hopefully all.Connecting-to-the-Value-of-Why 2005-2008 ©
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Here are 7 often-overlooked World Heritage Sites, each with its own history.
- UNESCO World Heritage Sites are locations of high value to humanity, either for their cultural, historical, or natural significance.
- Some are even designated as World Heritage Sites because humans don't go there at all, while others have felt the effects of too much human influence.
- These 7 UNESCO World Heritage Sites each represent an overlooked or at-risk facet of humanity's collective cultural heritage.
Famous physicists like Richard Feynman think 137 holds the answers to the Universe.
- The fine structure constant has mystified scientists since the 1800s.
- The number 1/137 might hold the clues to the Grand Unified Theory.
- Relativity, electromagnetism and quantum mechanics are unified by the number.
A new method promises to capture an elusive dark world particle.
- Scientists working on the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) devised a method for trapping dark matter particles.
- Dark matter is estimated to take up 26.8% of all matter in the Universe.
- The researchers will be able to try their approach in 2021, when the LHC goes back online.
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