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Census 2021 England and Wales released in 2022

November 30, 2022

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The census in England and Wales is undertaken by the Office for National Statistics every 10 years and gives us a picture of all the people and households in England and Wales.   Video: Census shows reduction in people identifying as “White: English, Welsh, Scottish, Northern Irish”

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The State of Florida vs Florida A&M University – A brief look back at racial desegregation

September 30, 2022

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This is a brief look at how the press reported on how racial desegregation of Florida’s only public historically black university impacted the Florida A&M University. Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University (Florida A&M University/FAMU) is a public land-grant university in Tallahassee, Florida and was founded on October 3, 1887. In 1884, Thomas Van Renssaler Gibbs, a […]

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U.S. Census Bureau metropolitan population estimates July 1, 2021 –Release Date: June 30, 2022

July 4, 2022

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U.S. Census — The annual metropolitan population estimates are released for July 1, 2021.  .New York-Newark, NY-NJ-CT-PA CSA 23,216,685 .Los Angeles-Long Beach, CA CSA 18,490,242 .Washington-Baltimore-Arlington, DC-MD-VA-WV-PA CSA 9,946,526 .Chicago-Naperville, IL-IN-WI CSA 9,876,339 .San Jose-San Francisco-Oakland, CA CSA 9,545,921 .Boston-Worcester-Providence, MA-RI-NH-CT CSA 8,430,341 .Dallas-Fort Worth, TX-OK CSA 8,255,035 .Houston-The Woodlands, TX CSA 7,398,774 .Philadelphia-Reading-Camden, PA-NJ-DE-MD […]

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Australia releases data from Census 2021

June 28, 2022

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The results of Australia’s 5-yearly census for 2021 have been released on 28 June 2022. The population grew to 25.5 million in the 2021. This is up 2.1 million from 2016. For the first time, fewer than half of Australians (44%) identify as Christian, the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) said. Just over 50 years ago, the […]

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Uganda says exploration results show it has 31 million tonnes of gold ore

June 15, 2022

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KAMPALA (Reuters) – Uganda on Wednesday said recent exploration surveys have shown it has gold ore deposits of about 31 million tonnes and it wants to attract big investors to develop the sector hitherto dominated by small wildcat miners. Over the last two years aerial exploration was done across the country followed by geophysical and […]

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A look back at U.S. newspapers on January 1st when the nation enslaved African descent people

January 1, 2022

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This is a very brief look back at the United States of America and the American press covering the enslavement of African descent people on January 1st of various years. Click images below to enlarge for better viewing

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NCAA Finances of Intercollegiate Athletics | Division I and Division II – published November 2021

December 6, 2021

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The finances of Intercollegiate sports programs at American universities.    Source: NCAA   The NCAA data come from the years 2011 to 2020 and published November 2021.   The data is provided annually by all active and provisional NCAA Division and Division II member schools via the NCAA Membership Financial Reporting System. Half of all […]

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Creating Modern Atlanta: 1932 Georgia’s Fulton County merges with Milton and Campbell counties – 1952 Buckhead is annexed by Atlanta

November 22, 2021

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In 2021, there is a debate on going with some of Atlanta residents of the Buckhead neighborhood. Some of Buckhead’s residents seek to secede from the city of Atlanta to form an independent Buckhead City.   Opponents of a Buckhead succession say it would strip the City of Atlanta of the tax revenue and cripple the city’s budget generated by Buckhead’s […]

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Nigeria becomes first African nation to roll out digital currency

October 26, 2021

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Nigeria’s central bank earlier in February outlawed banks and financial institutions from transacting or operating in cryptocurrencies, saying they posed a threat to the financial system.    The Central Bank of Nigeria joined a growing list of emerging markets betting on digital money to cut transaction costs and boost participation in the formal financial system. […]

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G7 Public Policy Principles for Retail Central Bank Digital Currencies

October 16, 2021

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WASHINGTON, Oct 13 (Reuters) – G7 finance officials  endorsed 13 public policy principles for retail central bank digital currencies, saying they should be grounded in transparency, the rule of law and sound economic governance, the Treasury Department said. The finance officials met in person, with some joining by video, in Washington on Wednesday during the […]

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