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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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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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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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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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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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New Military base for protection of Ghana’s oil resources

October 23, 2018

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New Military base for protection of Ghana’s oil resources Government to equip the Ghana Armed Forces with state-of-the-art infrastructure Source: Government of Ghana Oct 19, 2018 ACCRA- The Government of Ghana has signed a contract for the construction of a Forward Operating Base at Nzulezu in the Western region to enable the Ghana Navy better […]

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Crime in the United States of America in 2017 and the prison system

October 17, 2018

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Crime in the United States of America in 2017 and the prison system Source: FBI | U.S. government, U.S. Department of Justice Freedom of Information/Privacy Act When the FBI’s Uniform Crime Reporting (UCR) Program began publishing federal crime data for 2015, the first report in the fall of 2016 promised a fluid process that was […]

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