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History

HOLY COW! HISTORY: September’s Strange Straw Hat Riot

Fashion fads come and go. But rarely do they lead to violence. Rarer still do they trigger a riot. Yet that’s exactly what happened exactly 99 years ago this month. It’s a tale both hard to believe and almost totally forgotten: This is the story of New York’s Straw Hat Riot. The early 1900s saw

International

Deaths climb to 72 in South Africa riots after Zuma jailed

The death toll climbed to 72 from rioting in South Africa on Tuesday, with many people trampled to death during looting at stores, as police and the military fired stun grenades and rubber bullets to try to halt the unrest set off by the imprisonment of former President Jacob Zuma. More than 1,200 people have

Buz Blog

Opinion: Will It Be As Easy Next Time?

The erosion of our Constitutional, God-given rights, started a long time ago, but with the vast government overreaction to the COVID pandemic, the slow wearing away of those rights has become a landslide. The First Amendment right to the free exercise of religion was partially abridged decades ago. Dismissing more than a century and a

Opinion

Opinion: George Floyd One Year Later

[Disclaimer: The views expressed in opinion pieces on the PrescotteNews website are solely those of the authors. These opinions do not necessarily represent those of the staff of Prescott eNews or its publisher.] We are witnessing a mass delusion of historic proportions. Thumbnail credit: Rossographer/Geograph.ie CC BY-SA 2.0 The death of George Floyd has given rise

International

Jerusalem tension triggers Gaza-Israel fire exchange

Rocket fire from the Gaza Strip toward Israel resumed Saturday evening after a day-long pause despite calls for calm from the United Nations and threats by Israeli leaders to retaliate fiercely. Tensions in Jerusalem as Palestinians clashed with Israeli police and far-right Jewish groups prompted the heaviest cross-border violence in months between Israel and Gaza.

Opinion

Opinion: Trump Lost Because He Abandoned White Voters

[Disclaimer: The views expressed in opinion pieces on the PrescotteNews website are solely those of the authors. These opinions do not necessarily represent those of the staff of Prescott eNews or its publisher.] Editor’s Note: This essay was written by Lipton Matthews, a black libertarian who writes for mainstream publications, such as The Federalist and

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