24 Remarkable Photos Of Immigrants From Around 1900 Show A Time Like No Other.

Incredible Photos of Immigrants at the Turn of the Century

More than a century ago, Ellis Island in the east and Angel Island in the west have processed millions of immigrants, all of whom came to the U.S. looking for a better life, or at least a new start. The photographs taken during this time tell of the Old World, as people disembarked from their steamer ships wearing the traditional dress of their countries, belongings in fabric bundles, sometimes with a smile for the camera and sometimes not. Here are 24 stunning photos of immigration at the turn of the century that give us a glimpse of what these immigrants were experiencing upon their arrival to America. Read more at http://dustyoldthing.com/historic-immigration-photos/

VIDEO: Documented and undocumented immigrants who helped build America.

They came from all corners of the globe in search of freedom. To help build America. Some came legally and others illegally. These are their faces. #til Source: Augustus Sherman / New York Public Library and colorized images by Jordan Lloyd of Dynamichrome. Watch video at https://www.facebook.com/INSH/videos/1477394205676513/

VIDEO: These amazing women all went beyond the call of duty in their fight for freedom.

10 badass women of WWII. Watch video here https://www.facebook.com/INSH/videos/1443437675738833/

The murals that are an homage to artisans and farmworkers.

On the Streets of El Paso and Juarez, “Sister Cities” Art Project Pays Tribute to Border Communities.

The river that runs between El Paso, Texas, and Ciudad Juarez is a river that once ran wild. In late summer, after a deluge of monsoon rains, it used to flood the low neighborhoods of each city with around a foot of water, shifting its course and taking the border between the two countries along for the ride. Now since lined with cement, the waters of this river stay put, and the border between the US and Mexico lies as still as stone. Read more at http://remezcla.com/features/culture/interview-los-dos/?rfb

Indigenous Australians the most ancient civilisation on Earth, DNA testing confirms.


Aboriginal men at the anniversary celebrations in Mutitjulu EPA.

Their origins date back more than 50,000 years, according to the research. Indigenous Australian claims to be the most ancient continuous civilisation on Earth have been backed up by the first extensive testing of their DNA. Their origins date back more than 50,000 years to the Old Stone Age, according to the research. Scientists took DNA samples of modern populations in Australia to find the genetic traces of the ancient civilisation and reconstruct their journey out of Africa 72,000 years ago. Read more at http://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/australasia/indigenous-australians-oldest-civilisation-most-ancient-on-earth-dna-tests-confirmation-a7322581.html

Mayor Carmen Yulín Cruz Models Leadership For Women The World Over.

Over the last week, many witnessed a strong yet little known female leader show what true leadership is all about: serving others before one self. As Carmen Yulín Cruz Soto, mayor of San Juan, Puerto Rico refused to engage in a petty squabble with Trump, who had derided her leadership over Twitter in the wake of Hurricane Maria, she won the admiration of many who sympathized with her plight and felt appalled by her treatment. Read more at https://www.forbes.com/forbes/welcome/?toURL=https://www.forbes.com/sites/margiewarrell/2017/10/02/fierce-and-feminine-mayor-carmen-yulin-cruz-role-models-leadership-for-women-the-world-over/&utm_source=facebook&utm_medium=social&utm_term=ViEWS+Alerts&refURL=https://www.facebook.com/&referrer=https://www.facebook.com/#76616c657269