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December 24, 2011, 02:14 AM
Mr. Prokhorov said the events of the last week, including a huge rally on Saturday that drew tens of thousands of people in protest of parliamentary election results, have left the governing powers no choice but to loosen their grip.
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December 24, 2011, 02:15 AM
Based on the broken shackles at its feet and the politics of its creator, it comes as little surprise that rumors have built up that
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the Statue of Liberty is a tribute to the end of slavery. Frederic Bartholdi's statue has given the National Office of Parks and Recreations second thoughts in the past couple of years, and the department has conducted a thorough investigation. The "Columbus discovered America" myth doesn't seem to be dying off. For starters, Native Americans occupied the territory for centuries before his arrival. But the Scandinavians were also here
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previously: their Vikings were known to have landed 500 years before
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Columbus did, yet Columbus gets the credit as the
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man who discovered America during his Spanish Empire-financed voyage in search of gold. They found the rumor of slavery was based on a single marketing pamphlet by Bartholdi, which they deemed to be false, but they did find that it is most likely true that Lady
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Liberty was modeled from the body
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of an African woman. Bartholdi had studied African women for a prior commission on an Egyptian statue, but when that project was scrapped, the studies became the foundation for the green Lady. Not to diminish Jackie Robinson or Rosa Parks, but just as Parks wasn't the first black person to refuse to move her seat, Robinson didn't break the baseball
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color code. In fact, blacks and whites briefly played professional baseball together in 1878 and 1879. In 1916, Jimmy Claxton, passing as a Native American, played a week until his black roots were found out, ending his contract forthwith. Then in 1945, while men
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of all sorts of ethnic backgrounds were dying beside each other in WWII, Happy Chandler, the new baseball commissioner, supported the signing of Jackie Robinson to the Brooklyn Dodgers. Robinson was called up to play in 1947, the
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same year Larry Doby, another black American and hall of famer, played
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for the Cleveland Indians.
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