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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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“Sleepy” and Jack – The 1937 Davidson College football halftime act of a Cotton-Picking scene done to the tune of “Old Black Joe” vs Harvard University

October 8, 2022

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A historical look back at when young African American boys traveled with Davidson College, as a halftime act, for the football game with Harvard University in 1937.  The halftime act was a cotton picking scene done to “Old Black Joe”, a song composed by by Stephen Forster (1826–1864) and published by Firth, Pond & Co. […]

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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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Are there currently 2 Black women on the U.S. Supreme Court?

April 8, 2022

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Is Justice Ketanji Brown Jackson the first Black woman appointed the the U.S. Supreme Court? Did president Barack Obama actually appoint the first Black woman or just another white woman to the supreme court when he appointed current associate justice of the Supreme Court of the United States Sonia M. Sotomayor? Most of the American people understand that fact that justice Sonia […]

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In 1905 the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that compulsory vaccinations were legal in Massachusetts

January 22, 2022

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The 1905 U.S. Supreme Court decision established the constitutionality of state compulsory vaccination laws when they are “necessary for the public health or the public safety. Jacobson involved compulsory vaccination in the midst of a smallpox epidemic when there was no other less coercive means available to staunch the outbreak. Vaccine efficacy against infectious diseases rests on the concept of herd […]

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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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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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2021- Republicans aim to suppress future African American voter turnout by using the 1898 North Carolina Democratic Party’s handbook

March 4, 2021

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2021- Republicans aim to suppress future African American voter turnout by using the 1898 North Carolina Democratic Party’s handbook The U.S. Supreme Court may soon rule to uphold voting restrictions in Arizona, that could make it harder to challenge voting suppression tactics that Republicans nationwide have planned. The Supreme Court ruling could make it very […]

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