30 Jun

Welcome!

UBIQUE, meaning everywhere in Latin, is one of the oldest phrases tied to the history of the American Geographical Society. It represents our presence throughout the country and the world, and also represents the sphere of Geography itself. Our longtime...
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26 Feb

The Korean DMZ

              By Thomas Jang The Demilitarized Zone (DMZ) separates the Korean Peninsula into two countries: the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea in the north and the Republic of Korea in the south. Constructed following...
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22 Feb

The Siddhi People

By Thomas jang The Siddi are an ethnic minority group in Pakistan and India, descended from Abyssinian (Ethiopian) and Bantu peoples enslaved and trafficked to the Indian subcontinent through the Eastern slave trade. From its start in the 7th century...
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16 Feb

The Black Seminoles of Florida

By Thomas Jang Existing in the present day, formerly enslaved people and their descendants still form semi-independent communities known as maroons in parts of countries across the Americas. The term “Maroon” is derived from the French word “marron” and the...
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