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So many sagas!

Posted by: | January 31, 2016 | No Comment |

  Sagas were created around the 11th century in the Icelandic region. The vikings used sagas to record their history, folklore, and fictions. Some sagas are filled with legends while others contain stories about the travels of vikings such as Leif Eriksson. “The Sagas of the Greenlanders” and the “Erik the Red’s Saga,” written around […]

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Ethel L. Payne (1911-1991) is known from┬áthe Civil Rights Era. Payne was an African-American journalist, Civil Rights leader, educator and publisher. While working at an Army special services club in Japan, Payne was discovered as a writer. Allowing a reporter from the Chicago Defender to read her journal about her experiences and those of African-American […]

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