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4 April 1968: Martin Luther King was assassinated

On 4 April 1968, Martin Luther King Jr. was assassinated by James Earl Ray. Born on 15 January 1929, Dr King went on to be one of the most famous social activists of the 20th century; spending the majority of his life fighting for equal rights for...

The ‘Headless women of Hollywood’ movement

When looking at film or television posters, it’s sad how often these involve a man looking strong and powerful, next to a woman whose face is hidden or turned away. The prevalence of this trend may have declined with modern movies but it is still...

Why do people care about the Kardashians?

In the top 10 ‘most liked Instagram pictures’ of all time, Kylie Jenner (the youngest of the Kardashian family) holds first, second, fifth and ninth places, with a total of 40 million likes. With this comes a shocking amount of power and...

The FDA approves Viagra

Viagra’s main function was originally just considered a side effect when the medication was being developed for the treatment of heart problems like angina or chest pain. Soon after tests started, developers at the pharmaceutical company Pfizer...

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