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The age of U.S. Senators and the political parties they represent

October 8, 2018

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The age of U.S. Senators and the political parties they represent Did you know these age facts about the of members of the United States Senate in the 115th United States Congress (January 3, 2017, to January 3, 2019)? Republican Party 51 Democratic Party 47 Independent 2 _________ 29 U.S. Senators were born from 1949 […]

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2017 Population estimate for where African Americans live- States and Metropolitan Areas -Release Date September 13, 2018

October 5, 2018

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2017 Population estimate for where African Americans live- States and Metropolitan Areas Release Date September 13, 2018 Source: U.S. Department of Commerce – U.S. Census Bureau SEPT. 13, 2018 — The U.S. Census Bureau released its most detailed look at Americas people and places. This data also includes the African American population. Many large metropolitan […]

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Australia’s population surges

September 22, 2018

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Australia’s population surges The preliminary estimated resident population (ERP) of Australia at 31 March 2018 was 24,899,100 people. This is an increase of 380,700 people since 31 March 2017, and 125,100 people since 31 December 2017. Australian Bureau of Statistics Queensland is the most popular destination for people moving from other states, according to the […]

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African leaders praised their alliance with China

September 7, 2018

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African leaders praised their alliance with China Quartz Close to 50 African presidents and heads of government attended the Forum on China-Africa Cooperation (FOCAC) in Beijing this week. With the exception of eSwatini, which remains committed to its alliance with Taiwan, African states are all hoping to get a share of the $60 billion for […]

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U.S. History: Nathanial “Nat” Turner’s effective enslaved African descent people’s American freedom rebellion in August 1831

August 22, 2018

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U.S. History: Nathanial “Nat” Turner’s effective enslaved African descent people’s American freedom rebellion in August 1831 Nathanial “Nat” Turner (1800-1831) was an enlsaved African decent American. Nat Turner led one of the largest effective, sustained enslaved African descent people’s American rebellion in U.S. history during August 1831. This enslave African descent people’s uprising spreading terror […]

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U.S. Senate adopts resolution backing the free press

August 17, 2018

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U.S. Senate adopts resolution backing the free press Reuters WASHINGTON – The U.S. Senate on August 16, 2018 unanimously adopted a resolution affirming support for a free press and declaring that “the press is not the enemy of the people.” The non-binding resolution approved by voice vote was a rebuke to President Donald Trump who […]

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Warning of nations with strong economies while advocating xenophobia and racism

August 4, 2018

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Warning of nations with strong economies while advocating xenophobia and racism A look back at the booming economy of Nazi Germany, a nation that had a strong economy. The following are just a few historical newspaper articles showing how the media covered the economy of Nazi Germany and a few other historical events of the […]

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2018 Elections: Zimbabwe’s ZANU-PF wins majority in parliament

August 3, 2018

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Zimbabwe’s ZANU-PF wins majority in parliament Al Jazeera Results show President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s ZANU-PF picking up 145 seats against 60 for the opposition. Dambudzo Mnangagwa of ZANU-PF 2,460,463 votes Nelson Chamisa of MDC-Alliance 2,147,436 votes Harare, Zimbabwe – Zimbabwe’s ruling ZANU-PF party has won the most seats in parliament, official results showed on Wednesday, as […]

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The United Nations predicts Africa will have one of the largest populations on Earth by 2100 or 82 years from now

July 26, 2018

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The United Nations predicts Africa will have one of the largest populations on Earth by 2100 or 82 years from now World Population Prospects: The 2017 Revision, Key Findings and Advance Tables United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs Population Division (2017) Africa’s population is growing at a much faster rate than the rest […]

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Immigration: The U.S. once viewed Europeans who were non-British as undesirables in the 1880s and early 1900s

July 8, 2018

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Immigration: The U.S. once viewed Europeans who were non-British as undesirables in the 1880s and early 1900s Many Americans are descendants of immigrants from Europeans. Europeans were not always not welcome to become Americans, if they were of non-British heritage. Some Europeans were even called “undesirable” immigrants. Today, in the United States there are many […]

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