The Historical Evolution of the High Heel

What are seen as a symbol of the female population, high heels, have a very interesting backstory. Contrary to what the majority of people know and believe, heels were originally invented for men (like so many other things). According to Roman Mars in his article “A Short History on the High Heel,” from class status […]

Taiwan, China or Taiwan and China?

The presidential elections were held in Taiwan on Jan. 16. After Tsai Ing-wen, the first female president of Taiwan, won the election, sharp political debate has accelerated and broken out about the future relationship between mainland China and Taiwan. So, what is really going on? For general concepts, you need to know about the extremely […]

Black History Month is a time to reflect on progress

If you catch yourself peering through a history textbook, you will undoubtedly find stories of the modern African American.  From the days when Gone With the Wind was a reality to when an African American woman sat down courageously at the front of a bus in Montgomery, Alabama, the trials, experiences and joys of African […]