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Prince, Curt Schilling, Harriet Tubman: Some change the world, some resent it

Prince, Curt Schilling, Harriet Tubman: Some change the world, some resent it

History is a slow and usually undetectable process, with change happening in microscopic increments. But sometimes, you can see and feel the world changing, and we've just experienced one of those moments.

In recent days, there was the sudden death of Prince, a musician whose "gender fluidity and sexual ambiguity granted a kind of permission for future musicians, queer and otherwise, to explore new means of expression of the self and sexuality," said Slate. The Treasury Department announced it would put Harriet Tubman on the front of the $20 bill and move Andrew Jackson to the back.

Curt Schilling got fired by ESPN for jeering at the idea of letting transgender...

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