Discover how humble rice and sugar are transformed into a gooey, crunchy marshmallow bar topped with rainbow-colored chocolate chips; the root, stem and flowery part of a Japanese plant are pureed into a delicate but very spicy sidekick to sushi; meatless deli magicians, Tofurky, turn soy milk into mouthwateringly aromatic Italian veggie sausages; and, how many microscopic layers are baked into the flaky dough of a sinfully moist and tender Mini Choco bun.
Discover how Amy's Kitchen wraps up their scrumptious rice and pinto bean burritos; an Oregon-based company adds a double shot of bacon to lip smacking fried rice that never meets the fryer; sweet little Maraschino cherries get their signature color; and the makers of classic Abba-Zaba candy bars get that perfect combo of chewy taffy and creamy peanut butter.
Discover how modern technology has transformed the way traditional Indian flatbread is baked; crunchy cheesy puffs get a flavor as bright as their neon color; cream filled cookies get that distinctly Canadian taste and shape; and decadent chocolates are filled with the luck o' the Irish.
Discover how the makers of doubly delicious "Tortetufo" get one chocolate praline mousse cake inside another; plain chick peas are transformed into yummy boondi, a spicy, crunchy Indian snack; sinfully tender, frosted sugar cookies come out of the oven a technicolor treat; and mouthwateringly flaky, aromatic Greek spanakopita is spun into a modern spinach pie twisted up in phyllo pastry.
Discover how peppermint puffs get their light and airy texture while packing a spicy blast; flaky cheese straws get that perfect twist of buttery cheddar and crunchy pastry; cool and fruity mango chutney is the Indian condiment used as ketchup, relish and mustard all at once; and iconic love hearts are embossed with those catchy sweet nothings.
Discover how the makers of madras sambar, an ancient Indian vegetable stew, manage to fit an entire aromatic meal into a small can; the surprisingly sumptuous combo of lemony chocolate and cottage cheese is molded into Moo Moo bars, a modern update of a frozen Russian treat; CheeChas, a crunchy Mexican-inspired chip is puffed up from pasta; and classic sugary American gumdrops get their chewy texture.
Frederick Douglass escaped slavery in 1838 and used his talents as a writer and orator to fight for emancipation. Douglass edited an abolitionist newspaper, recruited black regiments during the Civil War, and advised President Lincoln.
Frederick Douglass escaped slavery in 1838 and used his talents as a writer and orator to fight for emancipation. Douglass edited an abolitionist newspaper, recruited black regiments during the Civil War, and advised President Abraham Lincoln.
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African-Americans have a long history of activism in America, from fighting for the right to vote to pushing for integrated public spaces. Activists like Stokely Carmichael organized freedom rides, James Meredith fought to integrate blacks and whites at the University of Mississippi, and Rosa Parks instigated the Montgomery Bus Boycott. These protests were often legal and nonviolent, and made a powerful impact on civil rights in the United States. With the help of activists like these—and many others—the country slowly worked to acknowledge the basic rights and contributions of African-Americans. Activists outisde of the U.S. include Desmond Tutu and Nelson Mandela, who have fought against apartheid in South Africa. Learn more about the many black activists who fought against the odds in order to achieve equality.
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