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This Day in History: June 19th

 The Emancipation Proclamation, formally announced on January 1, 1863, was a significant milestone. But it did not end slavery in America. The end of...

This Day in History: June 17th

American Troops faced a crucial moment on June 17th the Revolutionary War as the British Army occupied Boston for several months in 1775. Seeking...

5 Things To Know About Ralph Gardner-Chavis

Ralph Alexander Gardner was one of the country's leading chemists. He worked on classified plutonium research on the Manhattan Project (from 1943-1947), which developed...

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...

This Is America!

I don’t remember what spurred me to pick up The Half Has Never Been Told, but once I did I could not put it...

Before Wakanda There Was The Congo

Millions of people across the globe flocked to theaters to see The Black Panther. The movie tells the story of Wakanda, a mineral rich...

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This Day in History: July 10th

Mary Jane McLeod was born on July 10, 1875 on a rice and cotton farm near Mayesville, South Carolina, where both of her parents...

Schenectady Officer Kneels on Black Man’s Neck Until He Passes Out

Video footage of a Schenectady police officer who was captured kneeling on an unarmed Black man's neck has gone viral.

This Day in History: July 6th

Philando Castile was murdered on July 6, 2016, by a Minnesota cop in his car as his girlfriend and her 4-year-old daughter watched. Catille, 32,...

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...
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