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Nigeria will sign the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) agreement

July 4, 2019

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Nigeria will sign the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) agreement By Yomi Kazeem Quartz Nigeria—the continent’s largest economy and most populous country—will finally sign the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) agreement which aims to boost intra-Africa trade and create the world’s largest trading bloc. While enough countries have signed up for the historic […]

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The Fourth of July during the era of slavery and the year slavery ended in the United States -Guam and Hawaii 1900

July 4, 2019

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Fourth of July during the era of slavery and the year slavery ended in the United States -Guam and Hawaii 1900 This is a brief historical look back at newspapers on Independence Day in the United States – Fourth of July, during the era of slavery. Also, this is a brief look back at the […]

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How the U.S. Supreme Court defined the “white” race in 1923

July 1, 2019

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How the U.S. Supreme Court defined the “white” race in 1923 This is a brief historical look back in time on how the U.S. Supreme Court defined the “white” race in the 1900s. What does race and “white” have to do with the 2020 Census? A most accurate count of the population is important in […]

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Top U.S universities for federal National Science Foundation R&D grants and expenditures

June 10, 2019

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Top U.S universities for federal National Science Foundation R&D grants and expenditures Rankings by total R&D expenditures The Higher Education Research and Development Survey is the primary source of information on R&D expenditures at U.S. colleges and universities. The survey collects information on R&D expenditures by field of research and source of funds and also […]

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Historical Flashback: How poor whites in the South were used during the U.S. Civil War

May 31, 2019

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Historical Flashback: How poor whites in the South were used during the U.S. Civil War Today, there is an aggressive rise of open xenophobic views in the United States. It’s not new. Post the 1960s some Americans became cautious or were even embarrassed to expose their xenophobic beliefs outside of their peer groups. The use […]

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Fastest growing and Largest U.S. cities in 2018 – Release Date: May 23, 2019

May 23, 2019

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Fastest growing and Largest U.S. cities in 2018 Release Date: May 23, 2019 See 2018 metropolitan populations https://dilemma-x.net/2019/04/18/u-s-census-bureau-metropolitan-population-estimates-july-1-2018-release-date-april-18-2019/ Source: U.S. Census Bureau MAY 23, 2019 — The South and West continue to have the fastest-growing cities in the United States, according to new population estimates for cities and towns released by the U.S. Census Bureau. […]

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U.S. Senate Bill: S.597 Marijuana Justice Act of 2019

April 24, 2019

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U.S. Senate Bill: S.597 Marijuana Justice Act of 2019 Source: US. Senator Cory Booker WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. Senator Cory Booker (D-NJ), a member of the Senate’s Judiciary Committee, Rep. Barbara Lee (D-CA), Co-Chair of the Congressional Cannabis Caucus, and Rep. Ro Khanna (D-CA), reintroduced their landmark bill to end the federal prohibition on marijuana. […]

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U.S. Census Bureau metropolitan population estimates July 1, 2018 –Release Date: April 18, 2019

April 18, 2019

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U.S. Census Bureau metropolitan population estimates July 1, 2018 –Release Date: April 18, 2019 Source: U.S. Census Bureau APRIL 18, 2019 — Counties with the largest numeric growth are all located in the south and the west, with counties in Texas taking four out of the top 10 spots according to new U.S. Census Bureau […]

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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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