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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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Justice for Victims of Lynching Act of 2018 and Booker T. Washington’s letter of 1904

December 19, 2018

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Justice for Victims of Lynching Act of 2018 Booker T. Washington’s letter of 1904 Sponsored by the U.S. Senate’s three African American members, Kamala D. Harris (Democrat-CA), Cory Booker (Democrat-NJ) and Tim Scott (Republican-SC) After nearly 100 years of failed attempts, the U.S. Senate on December 19, 2018 unanimously approved legislation to make lynching a […]

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U.S. State Populations 2018: Most populous states

December 19, 2018

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U.S. State Populations 2018: Most populous states Release date: December 19, 2018 Washington, D.C., reached a population of 702,455 in July 2018, surpassing 700,000 for the first time since 1975 U.S. Census Bureau Release Date: December 19, 2018 DEC. 19, 2018 — The U.S. population grew by 0.6 percent and Nevada and Idaho were the […]

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Historical Flashback: A look at the use of the term African American in the press

December 16, 2018

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Historical Flashback: A look at the use of the term African American in the press This is a historical flashback on the use of the nomenclature “African American” as a vernacular to describe people of African descent in the United States. People of African descent, in the United States, prior to the end of slavery […]

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The United States of Africa -The African Union

December 10, 2018

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The United States of Africa – The African Union Original post began on February 10, 2013 Dilemma X A United States of Africa is not a new vision. In fact the creation of a continental union of Africa’s countries into one country has its origins dating back long before Muammar Gaddafi’s vision of a United […]

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Senegal opens museum dedicated to black civilizations

December 7, 2018

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Senegal opens museum dedicated to black civilizations The aim is to decolonize knowledge from the common European perspective of African history and culture CGTN After 52 years of waiting, Senegal is finally opening what has been described as the largest museum of black civilization in the capital, Dakar. The museum has the capacity for 18,000 […]

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NASA’s InSight sends its first photos back from the surface of the planet Mars

November 27, 2018

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NASA’s InSight sends its first photos back from the surface of the planet Mars NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory The Instrument Deployment Camera (IDC), located on the robotic arm of NASA’s InSight lander, took this picture of the Martian surface on Nov. 26, 2018, the same day the spacecraft touched down on the Red Planet. NASA’s […]

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Beijing sees decrease in permanent resident population

November 24, 2018

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Beijing sees decrease in permanent resident population Xinhua BEIJING- The number of permanent residents in Beijing decreased for the first time in two decades, official data showed. In 2017, the number of Beijing’s permanent residents was 21.707 million, 22,000 fewer than in 2016, according to the Standing Committee of Beijing Municipal People’s Congress. According to […]

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Historical Flashback: 1900 A look back at the disenfranchisement of African Americans in North Carolina

November 6, 2018

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Historical Flashback: 1900 A look back at the disenfranchisement of African Americans in North Carolina. White Supremacy was the stated goal Between 1890 and 1908, every state in the Deep South adopted a new state constitution, explicitly for the purpose of disenfranchising African Americans. This historical flashback takes a look at the state of North […]

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