February 6, 2016

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Remembering Yesteryear: Sarah Rector- The youngest African American oil tycoon

Remembering Yesteryear: Sarah Rector- The youngest African American oil tycoon Dilemma X would like to take this time to remember Sarah Rector. Below are newspaper articles that will take you on brief journey back into history. Should she have become the first African American billionaire? See for yourself. ___________ Sarah Rector

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February 6, 2016

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UN committee urges US government to study paying reparations for slavery

UN committee urges US government to study paying reparations for slavery RT News A United Nations panel of human rights activists has urged the United States’ government to pay reparations to the descendants of Africans who were brought to the US as slaves. The committee blamed slavery for the plight of African-Americans today. The UN […]

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February 5, 2016

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Israel: Jerusalem Municipality approves second light rail line

Jerusalem Municipality approves second light rail line Jerusalem Post Israel News Construction of a new, 20-kilometer (12.42 miles)- long second light rail line was approved by the Jerusalem Municipality’s Planning Committee, clearing the way for final approval by the regional committee. The Blue Line, as it has been named, will serve up to 250,000 residents […]

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January 29, 2016

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Contributions to the Nation’s Colleges and Universities Reach Historic High of $40.30 Billion

Contributions to the Nation’s Colleges and Universities Reach Historic High of $40.30 Billion Council for Aid to Education Contributions to the Nation’s Colleges and Universities Reach Historic High of $40.30 Billion Charitable contributions to colleges and universities in the United States increased 7.6 percent in 2015, according to the Voluntary Support of Education (VSE) survey, […]

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January 27, 2016

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China’s Nuclear Emergency Preparedness 2016

China’s Nuclear Emergency Preparedness 2016 CCTV News China publishes its first nuclear emergency guidelines on Wednesday outlining the actions to be taken in an event of a nuclear accident. The 12,000 Chinese character-long instructions, named “China’s Nuclear Emergency Preparedness”, have introduced the principles, measures, research and cooperation in relation to nuclear emergency management. They specify […]

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January 17, 2016

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Remember Yesteryear: When Duke University relocated to Durham, North Carolina

When Duke University relocated to Durham, North Carolina We are sharing these newspaper articles looking back on when Duke University (once known as Trinity College) moved to Durham, North Carolina. A schoolhouse in Randolph County, North Carolina opened in 1838 and launched an educational institution that grew to become today’s Duke University, one of the […]

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January 13, 2016

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U.S. Media Markets rankings 2015-2016

U.S. Media Markets Rankings- Television and Radio Nielsen 2015-2016 Designated Market Area (DMA) Ranks A DMA region is a group of counties that form an exclusive geographic area in which the home market television stations hold a dominance of total hours viewed. There are 210 DMA regions, covering the entire continental United States, Hawaii, and […]

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January 13, 2016

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NFL: Rams will return to Los Angeles for 2016 season, history of NFL mergers and Super Bowl

NFL: Rams will return to Los Angeles for 2016 season NFL owners voted 30-2 to allow the St. Louis Rams to move to Los Angeles for the 2016 season and to give the San Diego Chargers a one-year option to join the Rams in Inglewood. Source: NFL HOUSTON- NFL owners in Houston voted 30-2 to […]

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January 11, 2016

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Rio de Janeiro 2016 to unveil 8 new Olympic venues during 25 test events

Rio de Janeiro 2016 to unveil 8 new Olympic venues during 25 test events over next 5 months Source: Rio 2016 It may be more than six months until the opening ceremony of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games, but there will be plenty of Games-related sporting action in the city before then. Starting with basketball […]

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January 4, 2016

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Historical Flashback: When Oregon became a state – African descent population

Historical Flashback: When Oregon became a state – African descent population Below are historical newspaper articles on Oregon when it was admitted to the Union, as a state, on February 14, 1859. The newpaper articles speak to the issues of the African descent population. The Oregon Constitution was framed by a convention of 60 delegates […]

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