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Juneteenth

Today is Juneteenth, recognized by many throughout the Global Majority as its true Independence Day. June 19, 1865, is the date that enslaved people...

Meet Yarrow Mamout

There’s a good chance that the name Yarrow Mamout doesn’t ring a bell when you hear it (hat tip, if it does). But it...

Lady Liberty Facts

When Patricia Okoumou, an immigrant from the Democratic Republic of Congo, scaled the Statue of Liberty on the Fourth of July to protest Donald...

Danny Glover Channels Frederick Douglass

In a dramatic reading of a speech delivered by Frederick Douglass on July 5, 1852, the question of freedom is begged. While the nation...

Nina Simone and Freedom

In a Peter Rodis documentary, Activist and Artist Nina Simone talks about what freedom means to her and when she truly feels free. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UdHq_7ScqCY&list=PLu0YqT8CDYreJ_UCKfW0PqWnqsKlWHLVF&index=7

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This Day in History: July 4th

Tuskegee University Was Founded With the leadership of Dr. Booker T. Washington and the dream of Lewis Adams,...

This Day in History: July 2nd

The Civil Rights Act of 1964, the landmark civil rights and labor law outlawing discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex, or national origin. is...

This Day in History: July 2nd

Civil Rights Activist, Medgar Evers, Was Born Civil rights activist Medgar Evers was born on July 2, 1925,...

This Day in History: July 1st

Three African Countries Gain Independence July 1st serves as a day of independence for three African countries: Somalia,...

Meet Arthell Isom, The Entrepreneur Who Broke Into Japan’s Anime Industry

It is 3 a.m. on the East Coast of America. Tokyo’s afternoon...
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