n the morning of July 4, 1954, the Sheppard household was embroiled in traumatic events while the rest of the United States was preparing to celebrate Independence Day.
On the night of October 6, 1998, one of the most well-known hate crimes against LGBT+ people was committed.
In 1989, five teenage boys were wrongly convicted of the rape of a woman in Central Park.
Four years ago, June 12, 2016, a nightclub in Orlando, FL experienced a tragic event that scarred the entire LGBT+ community. While my friends and I were home in bed, having gone to our first Pride parade that very day, those celebrating Pride at the club were gunned down in a place we are supposed to be safe.
The life of Martin Luther King, Jr, came to a sudden end on the balcony of the Lorraine Motel in Memphis, TN on April 4, 1968.
If you search Google for Alice Hawkes, you can find the website dedicated to keeping her memory alive.
Roughly 43 miles north of Munich, Germany, lies the small cement memorial dedicated to what was once a normal farmstead. The farmstead, known as Hinterkaifeck, was the home to the Gruber family (Grundhauser 2014).
Baby farmers were people who would take custody of children and babies in the late Victorian Era, in exchange for payment. The term itself was actually a negative term for these people, and was usually used to imply that the person caring for the children was treating the children improperly (Wikipedia 2019).
The Dupont de Ligonnès were the descendants of French aristocracy, and were the world to be as it was before France banned social classes in the 1700s, Xavier Dupont de Ligonnès would have been a count
Under an alias, Oliver George Love, Smith began his only legal marriage, to Caroline Beatrice Thornhill.