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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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Facebook and telecoms companies to build undersea cable around the continent of Africa

May 18, 2020

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Facebook and telecoms companies to build undersea cable around the continent of Africa BBC News Facebook is teaming up with telecoms companies to build a 37,000km (23,000-mile) undersea cable to supply faster internet to 16 countries in Africa. Its length – almost equal to the circumference of the Earth – will make it one of […]

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A look back on how the U.S. responded to the Spanish Flu pandemic of 1918

April 22, 2020

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A look back on how the U.S. responded to the Spanish Flu pandemic of 1918 This is a brief view of how American newspapers reported the events of the 1918 Spanish Flu. This may remind you of how American cities and states are responding today during the coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic. The Spanish Flu did not […]

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History Remembered: A brief look at the early women of leadership at Tuskegee Institute (now Tuskegee University)

March 31, 2020

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History Remembered: A brief look at the early women of leadership at Tuskegee Institute (now Tuskegee University) Below is a brief look at a few of the women in leadership at Tuskegee Institute (now Tuskegee University) as the newspapers presented them. Also, a brief looked at Booker T. Washington’s 1907 view on women in business […]

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U.S. Census Bureau metropolitan population estimates July 1, 2019 –Release Date: March 26, 2020

March 28, 2020

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U.S. Census Bureau metropolitan population estimates July 1, 2019 –Release Date: March 26, 2020 U.S. Census — Six of the 10 counties with the largest population gains this decade were in Texas — Harris, Tarrant, Bexar, Dallas, Collin, and Travis — according to the U.S. Census Bureau’s July 1, 2019, population estimates released today. The […]

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Madam C.J. Walker: A self-made millionaire as written about in the newspapers

March 22, 2020

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Madam C.J. Walker: A self-made millionaire as written about in the newspapers A brief look back on how a few newspapers covered the life of Madam C.J. Walker. Source: Madame C.J. Walker Papers Manuscript and Visual Collections Department William Henry Smith Memorial Library Indiana Historical Society Sarah Breedlove was born in Delta, La., on December […]

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The 33rd AU Summit kicks off with the 39th Session of the Permanent Representatives Committee

January 25, 2020

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The 33rd AU Summit kicks off with the 39th Session of the Permanent Representatives Committee January 21, 2020 Press Release Nº01/ 33rd AU Summit Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, 21 January 2020: Under the theme ‘Silencing the guns: creating conducive conditions for Africa’s development’, the 33rd African Union (AU) Summit opened on Tuesday 21 January 2020, at […]

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U.S. Gross Domestic Product by Metropolitan Area, 2018 | Released December 12, 2019

January 6, 2020

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U.S. Gross Domestic Product by Metropolitan Area, 2018 | Released December 12, 2019 Source: Bureau of Economic Analysis Real gross domestic product (GDP) increased in 2,375 counties, decreased in 717, and was unchanged in 21 in 2018, according to estimates released December 12, 2019 by the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA). The percentage change […]

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U.S. State Populations 2019: Most populous states

December 31, 2019

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U.S. State Populations 2019: Most populous states Release date: December 30, 2019 U.S. Census Bureau Release Date: December 30, 2019 According to the U.S. Census Bureau’s national and state population estimates released today, forty-two states and the District of Columbia had fewer births in 2019 than 2018, while eight states saw a birth increase. With […]

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A look back at when Adolf Hitler was viewed as a messiah by many German people

December 29, 2019

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Yesteryear: A look back at when Adolf Hitler was viewed as a messiah by many German people Modern propaganda techniques—including strong images and simple messages—helped propel Adolf Hitler from a little known extremist to a leading political candidate in Germany’s 1932 presidential elections. Nazi propagandists cast Hitler as a military leader, as a father figure, […]

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