Author - Jeff Cooper

CEO of African Spiritual Cinema

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  • Traveling Black Inventions Museum honors black inventors and scientists February 20, 2024 10:59 pm The Daily Reveille - Louisiana The African American Cultural Center on Feb. 19 welcomed the Traveling Black Inventions Museum to LSU’s campus from 11 a.m.- 2 p.m. as part of their Black History Month program. Models of inventions credited to Black inventors and scientists including the …
  • Egypt Halts Controversial Plans to Renovate Ancient Pyramid February 20, 2024 10:43 pm Smithsonian Magazine In late January, workers began moving the Pyramid of Menkaure's granite blocks, many of which were abandoned around the structure's base. Khaled Desouki / AFP via Getty Images Just weeks after the project was announced, Egypt has scrapped its …
  • How Homer’s Epics Survived After the Fall of the Ancient Greek World February 20, 2024 10:22 pm GreekReporter Homer and his guide. Legend has it that he was blind and recited his poems as he traveled from one place to another. Iliad and Odyssey are the cornerstones of Western literature. Crop of a 1874 painting by French painter William-Adolphe Bouguereau (1825- …
  • Omani undergrad set to be youngest speaker at British Omani Society February 20, 2024 8:44 pm Muscat Daily Muscat – An Omani physics and astronomy undergraduate at Cardiff University has been invited to give a lecture at British Omani Society in London, becoming the youngest speaker the society has had since its inception in 1976.  At 20, Aziza al Mugheiry is …
  • Looting, Plundering, and More: 20 Cultural Treasures That Have Faced Claims of Theft February 20, 2024 4:55 pm Art in America Art theft typically conjures pieces ripped from the walls of world-class museums, and while art heists take place frequently, they are not the only means by which priceless treasures are taken. Throughout history, masterpieces have been plundered, looted, …