2 days ago · Assassination of Martin Luther King Jr. Poor People's Campaign. The American civil rights movement in the United States was a political movement and campaign from 1954 to 1964 by colored Americans to abolish institutional racial segregation, discrimination, and disenfranchisement throughout the United States. The movement has its origins in the ...
2 days ago · At the 2011 MTV Video Music Awards, Beyoncé revealed that she was pregnant with their first child. Their daughter, Blue Ivy, was born at New York's Lenox Hill Hospital on January 7, 2012. Jay-Z released "Glory", a song dedicated to their child, through his website on January 9, 2012.
2 days ago · This list of people executed in New York gives the names of some of the people executed in New York, both before and after statehood in the United States (including as New Amsterdam), as well as the person's date of execution, method of execution, and the name of the Governor of New York at the date of execution.
2 days ago · Angela Yvonne Davis (born January 26, 1944) is an American political activist, philosopher, academic, scholar, and author. She is a professor at the University of California, Santa Cruz. A Marxist, Davis was a longtime member of the Communist Party USA (CPUSA) and is a founding member of the Committees of Correspondence for Democracy and ...
5 days ago ·  In Finland, a total of more than 100 death row inmates were roughly equal in both men and women, but all Ålanders sentenced to witchcraft were only women. (dead link) At one point during the Würzburg trials of 1629, children made up 60% of those accused, although this had declined to 17% by the end of the year.
4 days ago · 1. 0. Arrested along with his accomplice, his younger brother Danny, and sentenced to 8 years in prison; released on September 8, 2010, was recalled on 13 March 2011 for associating with gang members. He was released and recalled several more times.
2 days ago · Death by burning (also known as immolation) is an execution method involving combustion or exposure to extreme heat. It has a long history as a form of public capital punishment, and many societies have employed it as a punishment for and warning against crimes such as treason, heresy and witchcraft.