Three decades later, the expulsions of six Latter-day Saints members still have an impact.
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Many faiths face conflicts over dissent and institutional control. In Latter-day Saints history, the episode around the ‘September Six’ is particularly memorable.
Research shows that at least 17% of the population experiences high levels of math anxiety.
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College students can benefit from not taking math courses in their freshman year, new research shows.
Certain state laws are banning the instruction of critical race theory.
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Scholars examine how state laws that restrict lessons on race could affect students and educators.
Joshua Houston leads a Juneteenth Parade in Huntsville, Texas, in a photo circa 1900.
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For the formerly enslaved Black people in Texas, Juneteenth meant more than freedom. It meant reuniting families and building schools and developing political power.
Thousands of church members sing during the 2016 General Conference of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Salt Lake City, Utah.
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Joseph Smith encouraged early Latter-day Saints to pool their resources. Two centuries later, one of the results is an investment portfolio estimated at $100 billion.
President Barack Obama presents NBA champion and human rights advocate Bill Russell the Medal of Freedom on Feb. 15, 2011.
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America’s complicated history with race can be told through the lives and times of Black Americans, a view that some GOP-controlled state legislatures want to restrict, if not outright ban.
Nepalese girls rest for observation after receiving the Moderna vaccine for COVID-19 in Kathmandu, Nepal.
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The impacts of COVID-19 must be incorporated into women, peace and security planning in order to improve the lives of women and girls in postwar countries like Nepal and Sri Lanka.
Selon une étude récente, après un séjour moyen de près d’un an au Québec, moins d’un tiers des immigrants avaient atteint les objectifs terminaux du cours de langue offert par la province.
Ivory seized on a Kenya flight arriving in Bangkok, Thailand, in 2016.
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Bilateral and multilateral cooperation is the best way to deal with a growing list of transboundary concerns.
In this photo from Aug. 20, 1922, Gene Kemp and Mary ‘Teddie’ Kemp, at left, are seen with two friends.
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If Texas Gov. Greg Abbott had his way, the state’s past of lynching Blacks would be taught as an exception rather than the rule. History tells a different story.
Huntsville reveres hometown hero Sam Houston. And he did not revere the Confederacy.
Texas’ most famous statesman, Sam Houston, was a slave owner who opposed the Confederacy. But white Texans tend to omit his dissent in current debates over removing Confederate markers.
Time management and supportive learning environments are keys to avoiding procrastination.
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More than 70% of college students engage in some form of procrastination, research shows.
A convict hangs on to a bucking bronco c. 1940.
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Racial barriers that existed in the free world were toppled as black and white convicts competed for the Top Hand Prize.
Mormon missionaries pray before the start of a class in Mandarin Chinese language at the Missionary Training Center, in Provo, Utah.
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Mormons today are highly diverse community. Of the 15.6 million members in 2016, only 6.5 million were in America. Church materials are published in 188 languages. What are the challenges?
Bull (1958) is constructed with plywood, tree branch, nails and screws.
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Could Picasso’s sculptures become the most sought-after pieces of the artist’s oeuvre?
Picasso à Vallauris (1949).
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C’est l’artiste de tous les superlatifs : plus de 50 000 œuvres, des toiles qui affolent les salles d'enchères et une inaltérable popularité qui continue d’alimenter la controverse.
Marina Picasso is planning on selling a number of her grandfather’s works in the upcoming year.
Over the last nine years, more money has been spent on Picasso than on any other artist. How much does Picasso’s granddaughter stand to earn? And why are some in the art world concerned?