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Nefertiti By Michelle Moran

By Mirella Patzer Nefertiti reigned in Ancient Egypt between 1351 and 1331 B.C. She was the chief wife of the “heretic” Pharaoh Akhenaten. Akhenaten desperately wanted a male heir and Nefertiti tried hard to provide him with one. Instead, she presented him with six daughters. It was Queen Kiya, his lesser wife, Kiya, who provided […]

Jean Lafitte Prince of Pirates by Jack C Ramsay, Jr

By Alan G. Scott In all the pirate books I’ve read, Jean Lafitte is mentioned mainly in reference to his helping the U.S. and future President Andrew Jackson in the Battle of New Orleans in 1815 against the British. The one event, although heroic, does not begin to attest to the person of Jean Lafitte. […]

The Great Purge

By Bijan Akhavan In the memoir “Journey into the Whirling” by Eugenia Ginzburg explained and evaluates his life and the why she and others in her position were arrested for conspiracy against the government. In this memoir Ginzburg talks about her being imprisoned for eighteen years during the great purge. Lenin believed there were enemies […]