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Why Bayard Rustin is forgotten?

Why Bayard Rustin is Forgotten?

At the right hand of Martin Luther King was an uncomfortable genius whose legacy has been silenced. History keeps this kind of uncomfortable people in a loft. Barack Obama awarded him a medal, but the rise of Donald Trump and racial tension has wiped him off the map. I refer to Bayard Rustin, promoter of the March on Washington in 1963: …

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Giulia Tofana producing poison

Giulia Tofana, The Legendary Italy Serial Poisoner Who Killed 600 Men

The Italian was raised in a household full of medicines and apothecaries, which prompted her to invent the poisonous water known as tofana, which even Mozart suspected he had consumed. Giulia Tofana | Photo: Medium   Backstory: Having grown up in an apothecary-filled neighborhood, Giulia Tofana had no idea her legacy would endure till the …

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