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Canada: Federal government’s bill legalizing recreational cannabis passes 52-29

June 20, 2018

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Canada: Federal government’s bill legalizing recreational cannabis passes 52-29 Peter Zimonjic CBC News CANADA- Senate passes pot bill, paving way for legal cannabis in 8 to 12 weeks Senators have voted to pass the federal government’s bill legalizing recreational marijuana by a vote of 52-29, with two abstentions, paving the way for a fully legal […]

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George Washington Carver in a rare new 1937 color Kodachrome film from The National Archives

June 17, 2018

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George Washington Carver in a rare new 1937 color Kodachrome film from The National Archives The National Archives The National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) is the nation’s record keeper. Of all documents and materials created in the course of business conducted by the United States Federal government, only 1%-3% are so important for legal […]

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The surnames or last names of African Americans and other ethnic groups – A look via historical newspapers

May 30, 2018

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The surnames or last names of African Americans and other ethnic groups – A look via historical newspapers The United States of America is the child nation of the United Kingdom.  With this being well known, American surnames come from all over the world. Chinese surnames are the most ancient in the world, they go […]

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Fastest growing and Largest U.S. cities in 2017 – Release Date: May 24, 2018

May 24, 2018

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Fastest growing and Largest U.S. cities in 2017 Release Date: May 24, 2018 Click here for: U.S. Census Bureau metropolitan population estimates July 1, 2017 –Release Date: March 22, 2018 Source: U.S. Census Bureau Eight of the 15 cities or towns with the largest population gains were located in the South in 2017, with three […]

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Remember Yesteryear: 1917 The year when United Kingdom’s German royal family became British

May 12, 2018

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Remember Yesteryear: 1917 The year when United Kingdom’s German royal family became British Kaiser Wilhelm II, the last German Emperor and King of Prussia, ruled over the German Empire and the Kingdom of Prussia from June 15, 1888 to November 9, 1918. He was the eldest grandchild of the Queen Victoria of the United Kingdom […]

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ACI World releases 2017 world’s busiest airport traffic rankings -Release Date: April 2018

May 7, 2018

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ACI World releases 2017 world’s busiest airport traffic rankings -Release Date: April 2018 Airports Council International (ACI) ACI World releases preliminary 2017 world airport traffic rankings Passenger traffic: Indian and Chinese airports major contributors to growth Air cargo: Volumes surge at major hubs as trade wars threaten. Release Date: April 09, 2018 Atlanta (ATL) is […]

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How the United States continued a system of enslavement after the 13th amendment in 1865

April 22, 2018

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How the United States continued a system of enslavement after the 13th amendment in 1865 The 13th Amendment to the Constitution of the United States of America declared that “Neither slavery nor involuntary servitude, except as a punishment for crime whereof the party shall have been duly convicted, shall exist within the United States, or […]

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The story of how the state of Alabama aimed to take control over Tuskegee University

April 14, 2018

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The story of how the state of Alabama aimed to take control over Tuskegee University Tuskegee University, formerly known as Tuskegee Institute, opened on July 4, 1881 and was founded by Lewis Adams, an influential African American entrepreneur, and began under the founding president Booker T. Washington. Historical Remembrance: The founder of Tuskegee University – […]

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Without migration Europe’s fertility rates stays below replenishment level

April 12, 2018

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Without migration Europe’s fertility rates stays below replenishment level Eurostat Release date: 28 March 2018 Geographical information The European Union (EU) includes: Belgium, Bulgaria, the Czech Republic, Denmark, Germany, Estonia, Ireland, Greece, Spain, France, Croatia, Italy, Cyprus, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Hungary, Malta, the Netherlands, Austria, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovenia, Slovakia, Finland, Sweden and the United […]

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Historical Flashback: The first African Americans to become presidents of Howard University, Hampton University and Tuskegee University

April 6, 2018

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Historical Flashback: The first African Americans to become presidents of Howard University, Hampton University and Tuskegee University A historical look back at some of America’s most important universities and their paths to hiring their first African American presidents. 1909 President William Howard Taft and what White America owes to African Americans Howard University 1922 Howard […]

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