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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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Ghana: Parliament approves controversial US ‘military base’ deal

March 26, 2018

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Ghana: Parliament approves controversial US ‘military base’ deal Citifmonline Parliament on Friday night, March 23, 2018, approved the controversial Ghana-US defence cooperation agreement which seeks to provide the United States access into the country to camp its military forces. The approval was done by only Majority Members of Parliament because the Minority staged a walkout […]

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U.S. Census Bureau metropolitan population estimates July 1, 2017 –Release Date: March 22, 2018

March 22, 2018

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U.S. Census Bureau metropolitan population estimates July 1, 2017 –Release Date: March 22, 2018 Source: U.S. Census Bureau The Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington metropolitan area’s 146,000-population increase last year was the most of any metro area and Maricopa County, Ariz., saw a population increase of nearly 74,000 — the most of any county last year — according […]

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Remembering Wall Street History: Joseph Searles and Dr. Jerome H. Holland

February 13, 2018

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Remembering Wall Street History: Joseph Searles and Dr. Jerome H. Holland February 13, 2018 marks only 48 years for African Americans on Wall Street. What helped open the door to this late entry into the New York financial sector for African Americans? African Americans had long been college graduates and African Americans had long been […]

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Historical Remembrance: The founder of Tuskegee University – Lewis Adams

February 11, 2018

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Historical Remembrance: The founder of Tuskegee University – Lewis Adams This is a history moment to remember the American entrepreneur and educator, who is often overlooked. Lewis Adams is the founder of what is now Tuskegee University, located in the state of Alabama. Due to the great work of Tuskegee’s founding president Booker T. Washington, […]

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Trans-African railway

February 7, 2018

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Trans-African railway Al Jazeera The African Union has an ambitious plan to connect the port of Dakar in West Africa to the port of Djibouti in East Africa, linking 10 countries, many of them landlocked. The  ambitious plans come with a hope to boost trade on the continent. ____ Video: Trans-African railway line hopes to […]

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Early western Europeans had dark skin

February 7, 2018

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Early western Europeans had dark skin Scientists finally put a face to Cheddar Man, Britain’s oldest complete skeleton from 10,000 years ago. BBC News A cutting-edge scientific analysis shows that a Briton from 10,000 years ago had dark brown skin and blue eyes. Researchers from London’s Natural History Museum extracted DNA from Cheddar Man, Britain’s […]

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