Feb-14: Matrydom, Murder, Fatwas and YouTube

The day associated with romantic love has been defined by violence, as events of this day include the execution of St. Valentine, the firebombing of Dresden, the kidnapping and murder of the U.S. Ambassador to Afghanistan, Ayatollah Khomeni’s fatwa on … Continue reading Feb-14: Matrydom, Murder, Fatwas and YouTube

April 15: A Day of Heroes and Tragedies

April 15 is marked by some of history’s great tragedies – the death of Abraham Lincoln, the Titanic and the bombing at the 2013 Boston Marathon.  At the same time, it also defined by great heroes from Thomas Hopkins Gallaudet, … Continue reading April 15: A Day of Heroes and Tragedies