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BURNING MAN 2014 "CARAVANSARY"
For countless centuries, travelers along the Silk Route crossed paths in caravansaries, a network of oases and sanctuaries that dotted the 4,000-mile road from Europe to East Asia. These bustling caravan stops offered more than just shelter from the desert wilderness; they were vital centers of cultural exchange, bringing together traders, pilgrims, monks, nomads, traveling entertainers, and wild-eyed adventurers from all points of the compass to share their stories around a common fire. Though fueled by mercantilism, their legacy to us is a grand commerce of ideas — a swirling exchange of languages, legends, technologies, philosophies and art that helped shape nearly every aspect of our modern world.
Wednesday, August 27, 2014
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The chant has caught fire after Michael Brown, an unarmed African-American 18-year-old, was shot six times and killed by a white police officer in Ferguson, Mo., two weeks ago.
And on Saturday, it echoed outside the honky-tonks on Lower Broadway as 150 Nashvillians, many of them college students, withstood sweltering heat to protest an incident that has exposed distrust of law enforcement for many.
Marchers meandered the streets of Nashville's tourist-heavy downtown, beginning at First Baptist Church, Capitol Hill on Rosa L. Parks Boulevard and eventually making it to the Metro Courthouse and the nearby Criminal Justice Center, home to the Metro Nashville Police Department.