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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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College Football Head Coach Salaries as of Jan 1, 2021

October 14, 2021

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2021 edition of highest-paid NCAA Division I FBS head coaches Scroll > to see entire chart. See bottom page scroll bar. Rank Coach School Total Pay Conf. Scheduled School Pay Contract Year Pandemic Reduction Actual School Pay Total Pandemic Reduction School Buyout as of 12/1/2021 1 Nick Saban Alabama $9,753,221* SEC $9,500,000 $0* $9,500,000 $0* $38,400,000 […]

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World Trade Organization -The first woman and the first African to be chosen as Director-General

February 15, 2021

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World Trade Organization -The first woman and the first African to be chosen as Director-General Source: World Trade Organization History is made: Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala chosen as Director-General WTO members made history today (15 February 2021) when the General Council agreed by consensus to select Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala of Nigeria as the organization’s seventh Director-General. When she […]

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H.R.40 – Commission to Study and Develop Reparation Proposals for African Americans Act – Introduced January 04, 2021

February 10, 2021

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H.R.40 – Commission to Study and Develop Reparation Proposals for African-Americans Act The United States of America’s most loyal and patriotic citizens are those who are of African descent, even though they have been discriminated against economically, physically and mentally. Yet, an act of insurrection at the U.S. Capitol was not one that involved the […]

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Building the U.S. railroads: Enslaved African descent forced laborers

February 7, 2021

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Building the U.S. railroads with enslaved African descent forced laborers Americans often here about the labor used to build the Transcontinental Railroad and the great contributions of Chinese laborers, many who came to the United States by choice. White Americans have been given the glory of building the U.S. railroads. None of the 20,000 or […]

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A look at the demographics of the U.S. federal government workforce

August 20, 2020

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A look at the demographics of the U.S. federal government workforce Every four years, just after the Presidential election, the “United States Government Policy and Supporting Positions” is published. It is commonly known as the Plum Book and is alternately published between the House and Senate. The Plum Book has a listing of over 7,000 […]

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1862: When President Abraham Lincoln aimed to pay the enslavers to end slavery

June 16, 2020

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1862: When President Abraham Lincoln aimed to pay the enslavers to end slavery This is a brief look back at how newspapers reported the offer to pay enslavers to free the enslaved African descent population. On March 4, 1861, Abraham Lincoln was sworn in as president. The Civil War in the United States began in […]

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2019 Chicago O’Hare remains world’s busiest airport in airplane movements – Atlanta world’s busiest airport in passengers

May 22, 2020

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2019 Chicago O’Hare remains world’s busiest airport in airplane movements – Atlanta world’s busiest airport in passengers Airports Council International Montreal, 19 May 2020 – Airports Council International (ACI) World has today revealed its preliminary world airport traffic rankings covering passenger traffic, cargo volumes, and aircraft movements for 2019 combined with a glimpse of 2020 […]

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