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Enlarge this image Shimon Peres, former President of Israel, appears in a 2012 dance music video promoting his Facebook page. Peres/YouTube In 2012, Shimon Peres became hip. The…

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Enlarge this image Michael Twitty wants credit given to the enslaved African-Americans who were part of Southern cuisine’s creation. Here he is in period costume at Monticello, Thomas…

Enlarge this image Just after dawn one morning last month, Peace Corps volunteer Sarah D’Antoni stood on the banks of Lake Issyk Kul, raised her arms in the…

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