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  1. The Root of Languages

    News.ucsb.edu - Culture 10.06 / 10:38 news.ucsb.edu
    Recognized as a linguistics trailblazer, UC Santa Barbara professor Bernard Comrie is being honored by the British Academy for demonstrating the highest standards of achievement and scholarship.  Selected for the Neil & Saras Smith Medal, Comrie will be formally decorated at a …
  2. The Roots Teach a Schoolhouse Rock-Style History Lesson About Slavery on black-ish

    Spin.com -Music 10.04 / 21:50 www.spin.com
    On Tuesday night's season premiere of black-ish, an episode centered around a musical history lesson on Juneteenth, an animated version of The Roots gave viewers a Schoolhouse Rock-inspired primer on the real history of slavery and the origin of the holiday. It took three years after the signing of the Emancipation Proclamation for slaves to be freed; Texas lan…