Category: Thanksgiving

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When is Thanksgiving day and why celebrate it?

Thanksgiving Day is a national holiday in the United States, with its roots in a celebration of the annual harvest. When is Thanksgiving Day? Fourth Thursday of November. In the US, Thanksgiving Day is celebrated every year on the fourth Thursday of November. This year, it falls on Thursday, November 23. President Abraham Lincoln was the…

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America’s Awkward Thanksgiving Dinner

Journalist Shereen Marisol Meraji’s parents are Iranian and Puerto Rican, and she lives in Los Angeles. In other words, says host Carvell Wallace, Meraji is American.  She once told him, “I fit in everywhere because I don’t fit in anywhere,” Wallace recalls. Before the Thanksgiving holiday, when Americans go home to sit across the table from…