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Instead of Artist of the month for I'd make it for History or English, but like this because it wouldn't be a board that you have to change all the time.

President Mobutu, Mont Ngaliema, Kinshasa, Congo. Photo Eliot Elisofon ca 1967. "In Zaire (now Democratic Republic of Congo), President Mobutu regularly appeared in public wearing a leopard-skin cap as part of his presidential regalia. While the form of the hat derives from a military cap, his choice of leopard skin was certainly calculated to exploit the symbolic association of the leopard with chiefly legitimacy and power that has a long history in many societies in this region."

from Lawless French

Mont Saint-Michel - French Listening Comprehension

Mont Saint Michel is the third most visited tourist site in France. earn a bit of its history and how to visit in this listening comprehension exercise.

'Arnoldus Montanus' New and Unknown World (1671). During the mid to late 1600's, this Dutch historian documented what he saw in the Americas. Whats more interesting is that the Indigenous Indians he encountered were "Negroes," evidence of this is found all throughout this book. This history was not covered in public schools for a reason. For more info visit (

This Day in History: May 16, 1975: Junko Tabei becomes the first woman to reach the summit of Mount Everest.

Then and Now... Sainte-Marie-du-Mont - June 1944 (© Ghosts of History, )