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Archive for May, 2015

Participants in the “Miss Besieged Sarajevo 1993” beauty pageant line up on stage in front of a packed audience in Sarajevo. The 13 contenders held a banner reading: “Don’t Let Them Kill Us”; May 29, 1993

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The winner and runners up.

Follow up article about the contest and winner.


U2 wrote a song about this and performed it with Luciano Pavarotti:

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Women at cliff’s edge, Glacier Point in the distance (Yosemite Valley, California); ca. 1902

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Woman counter-protesting with her daughters at a black civil liberties rally in Bogalusa, Louisiana; ca. 1965

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