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Uju Anya: Beyond Bile

The Empire responded this week as the world mourned the passing of Queen Elizabeth II. Uju Anya, a Nigerian-American linguist, sparked a global firestorm when she tweeted, usually avoiding commas: “The chief monarch of a genocidal…

My son is leaving | FlaglerLive

My children in front of “La Mort de Socrate” by Jacques Louis David (“La Mort de Socrate”, 1787), at the Metropolitan Museum in New York. Painting played a central role in their upbringing. (© FlaglerLive) Today is the day. We are taking…

Where I work: Elotitos

The Where I Work series explores the ever-changing workplaces of San Antonio. It takes readers behind the scenes to learn from people who work in businesses large and small, nonprofits, family businesses, and other non-traditional…

The Story of Sister Florence

In the 1930s, when the idea of ​​women entering the priesthood was generally unthinkable, some nonconformist churches admitted women deaconesses into their ranks. Among these were the Baptists who had a training college in…

Tamara de Lempicka: all about her

Tamara de Lempicka was a 20th century painter. Particularly linked to the artistic movement of Art Deco, she is best known for her portraits, often feminine, elegant and sensual, as well as for her worldly and unconventional way of life.…