Past and Present: Slavery Was Part of Barbados Life for Centuries. But Its History Can Be Hard to Find

A slender bronze sculpture representing an African couple and their child dominates a modest concrete plaza above a colorful jumble of houses in Rock Hall Freedom Village, Barbados, about a half-hour’s drive north of the island’s capital, Bridgetown. A few feet away, a granite plaque records the names of 38 people who became residents of…

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Burt Reynolds Changed the Gaze

Advertisement The nude heard around the world. Image That chest hair.CreditCreditBettmann/Getty Images Sept. 6, 2018 Back in the sexual Stone Age, it was assumed that straight men were so genetically overheated that Mother Nature hard-wired them to gawp at images of bare-naked ladies. Women, on the other hand, were her empathic creations: nurturing, maternal, their…

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