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The collection is up for auction, and a private buyer could take it home for good.
Under the tutelage of legendary founder John H. Johnson, Ebony and Jet magazines were revolutionary. They published the image of Emmett Till's open casket that lit a fire under the civil rights movement, documented Martin Luther King Jr.'s funeral, and showcased cultural icons ranging from ...
 
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This week, the birds on the Thames were checked and counted.
Being the British monarch comes with more than a few perks. In addition to a vault of jewels, and getting to celebrate your birthday twice a year, Queen Elizabeth is the technical owner of all "unmarked mute swans swimming in open waters" in the ...
 
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On July 20 and 21, memorabilia from the Quezon Residence will go under the gavel in an online auction.
Mention New Manila and a genteel and refined image of the Philippines’ old rich immediately comes to mind. The area was once populated by the country's most affluent and influential who did not only run the Philippines’ major businesses but also the ...
 
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The journey of the Igorots who were put on display for the world to see.
The government had to find a way to convince the American people that they were doing a good thing with their colonization of the Philippines. Their justification? They needed to civilize the Filipino savages. It was an act of compassion on their ...
 
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The ill-fated emperor was fond of body art.
In the first episode of The Last Czars, a new docuseries about the end of the Romanov dynasty, there's a scene where the camera zeroes in on Nicholas II's arm, revealing a large tattoo.It's a quick shot, and almost leaves the viewer wondering if ...
 
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Before the Cultural Center of the Philippines (CCP) was built, many flocked to the Manila Grand Opera House to seek classical entertainment.
The Manila Grand Opera House was the country’s most popular theater in the 1900s, built on the corner of Doroteo Jose Street and Avenida, formerly the metro’s center of entertainment. Also called ‘The Grand Opera House’, ‘Opera House’, or simply abbreviated as ...
 
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The Chinese sided with the British when the latter invaded Manila in 1762.
In 1762, the British invaded Manila. They had help from a traditional enemy: the Chinese.Relations between Spaniards and the Chinese had been fraught for centuries, and a British invasion of Manila was the perfect excuse for the Chinese to help erode Spain’s ...
 
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This isn't the first time someone has scaled the fence of the royal residence.
Queen Elizabeth has some of the best security in the world, but that didn't stop an intruder from scaling her fence this week.A 22-year-old unarmed man climbed over the metal fences outside Buckingham Palace around 2 a.m. on Wednesday morning, and walked ...
 
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See all the best photos from the event right here.
This week, Prince William and Prince Harry are participating in the King Power Royal Charity Polo Day, a charity polo event, to benefit their patronages. As expected, the royals had quite a fan club cheering them on from the sidelines at Billingbear ...
 
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It's the first time the baby royal has made a public appearance.
For a brief moment, the Fab Four—that's Prince William, Kate Middleton, Prince Harry, and Meghan Markle, for the uninitiated—reunited for a good cause. William and Harry took part in a charity polo match at Billingbear Polo Club, while Meghan and Kate supported ...
 
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Town & Country has the exclusive details on the sale, which will include fine art, photographs, books, and jewelry once owned by the American style icon.
Lee Radziwill spent her entire life curating her aesthetic, and now, the American style icon's personal collection is heading to the auction block. Town & Country can exclusively report that Christie's will host a sale of Radziwill's possessions in October, and the ...
 
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Back when Filipino Pride was a way of life.
From the late 19th Century until shortly before the war, Manila was called the “Paris of the East” and the “Pearl of the Orient.” Under the Spanish rule, the city thrived as the gateway of European nations to their trading partners in Asia. ...
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