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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5 New Designers to Watch This Season

Advertisement Hailing from New York, London and Paris, these emerging talents will show their debut collections this month. Sept. 6, 2018 Image CreditTanner Abel NEW YORK Graham Tyler Growing up in upstate New York, Graham Tyler Baldwin was fascinated by art galleries. His parents organized family trips to the Smithsonian Institution in Washington, D.C., where…

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