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Congressional Bill- Commission to Study and Develop Reparation Proposals for African Americans Act

April 8, 2019

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Congressional Bill- Commission to Study and Develop Reparation Proposals for African Americans Act U.S. Sen. Cory Booker (Democrat N.J.) is introducing a Senate bill to study reparations for African Americans — a companion bill to Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee’s earlier legislation. District of Columbia Compensated Emancipation Act Only in the District of Columbia, which fell […]

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World airport traffic rankings released: March 13, 2019

March 14, 2019

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World airport traffic rankings released: March 13, 2019 ACI (Airports Council International) London, 13 March, 2019 – During the the 11th Annual Airport Economics & Finance Conference & Exhibition in London, Airports Council International (ACI) World published its preliminary world airport traffic rankings covering passenger traffic, cargo volumes, and aircraft movements ACI has found that […]

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Venezuela and The Monroe Doctrine

March 9, 2019

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Venezuela and The Monroe Doctrine The Monroe Doctrine was articulated in President James Monroe’s seventh annual message to Congress on December 2, 1823. The European powers, according to Monroe, were obligated to respect the Western Hemisphere as the United States’ sphere of interest. The Monroe Doctrine is the best known U.S. policy toward the Western […]

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Chicago O’Hare named busiest US airport in 2018 surpassing Atlanta

February 23, 2019

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Chicago O’Hare named busiest US airport in 2018 surpassing Atlanta Chicago O’Hare has overtaken Atlanta as the busiest airport in the United States. The last time Chicago O’Hare International Airport was the nation’s busiest airport was in 2014. Chicago O’Hare had 903,747 flight operations in 2018, according to the FAA data. Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport […]

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Flashback: A brief look at when historically black universities in the MEAC and SWAC transitioned to NCAA Division I

February 22, 2019

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Flashback: A brief look at when historically black universities in the MEAC and SWAC transitioned to NCAA Division I This is a brief look back at the history of when MEAC and SWAC universities transitioned to NCAA Division I as reported in the newspapers. First, a brief look at the NCAA and the histories of […]

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All monuments and flags honoring or memorializing the Confederacy are symbols of treason to the United States of America

February 3, 2019

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All monuments and flags honoring or memorializing the Confederate States of America represents symbols of treason to the United States of America President Abraham Lincoln clearly stated that the Confederate States of America and all of its soldiers, who raised weapons of war against the United States, were officially guilty of treason against America. Robert […]

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A bill to admit the State of Washington, D.C. H.R.51

January 19, 2019

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H.R.51 – Washington, D.C. Admission Act To provide for the admission of the State of Washington, D.C. into the Union. 116th Congress (2019-2020) With the support of the newly elected Democratic majority in the U.S. House of the Representatives, DC Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton, has submitted a bill for Washington, D.D. to become the 51st […]

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Spain: Annual blackface parade reflects the history of when black African Moors ruled over the Iberian Peninsula

January 11, 2019

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Spain: Annual blackface parade reflects the history of when black African Moors ruled over the Iberian Peninsula Moors and Christians of Alcoy – The Cavalcade of Kings Thousands gathered in Alcoy, Spain on January 5, 2019 to attend the oldest ‘Three Kings’ parade in Spain, notable for the hundreds of teens dressed as royal pages […]

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Republicans introduce constitutional amendment for term limits in Congress

January 4, 2019

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Republicans introduce constitutional amendment for term limits in the Congress U.S. Senator Ted Cruz of Texas and Representative Francis Rooney of Florida on January 3, 2019 introduced an amendment to the United States Constitution that would impose term limits on members of Congress. The amendment calls for a limit of three, 2-year terms in the […]

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Images of Ultima Thule – Images of the Kuiper Belt object

January 3, 2019

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NASA’s New Horizons Mission Reveals Entirely New Kind of World Images of the Kuiper Belt object Ultima Thule unveil the very first stages of solar system’s history NASA | The Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory LLC Scientists from NASA’s New Horizons mission released the first detailed images of the most distant object ever explored […]

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