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World Trade Organization -The first woman and the first African to be chosen as Director-General

February 15, 2021

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World Trade Organization -The first woman and the first African to be chosen as Director-General Source: World Trade Organization History is made: Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala chosen as Director-General WTO members made history today (15 February 2021) when the General Council agreed by consensus to select Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala of Nigeria as the organization’s seventh Director-General. When she […]

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H.R.40 – Commission to Study and Develop Reparation Proposals for African Americans Act – Introduced January 04, 2021

February 10, 2021

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H.R.40 – Commission to Study and Develop Reparation Proposals for African-Americans Act The United States of America’s most loyal and patriotic citizens are those who are of African descent, even though they have been discriminated against economically, physically and mentally. Yet, an act of insurrection at the U.S. Capitol was not one that involved the […]

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Building the U.S. railroads: Enslaved African descent forced laborers

February 7, 2021

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Building the U.S. railroads with enslaved African descent forced laborers Americans often here about the labor used to build the Transcontinental Railroad and the great contributions of Chinese laborers, many who came to the United States by choice. White Americans have been given the glory of building the U.S. railroads. None of the 20,000 or […]

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H. L. Mencken 1920 -“The White House will be adorned by a downright moron”

December 16, 2020

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H. L. Mencken 1920 -“The White House will be adorned by a downright moron” Journalists H.L. Mencken (1880-1956) published an article in The Evening Sun (Baltimore) on July 26, 1920, titled “Bayard vs. Lionheart”. Mencken wrote about the 1920 United States presidential election. This was the first election held after the end of World War […]

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A look at the demographics of the U.S. federal government workforce

August 20, 2020

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A look at the demographics of the U.S. federal government workforce Every four years, just after the Presidential election, the “United States Government Policy and Supporting Positions” is published. It is commonly known as the Plum Book and is alternately published between the House and Senate. The Plum Book has a listing of over 7,000 […]

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See Ireland if you do not understand why Confederate monuments and statues should be removed in the U.S.

June 23, 2020

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See Ireland if you do not understand why Confederate monuments and statues should be removed in the U.S. U.S. military bases named after Confederates should also be renamed There are many Americans who agree there should not be an erasing of United States history. Removing Confederate monuments and confederate flags does not erase history o […]

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1862: When President Abraham Lincoln aimed to pay the enslavers to end slavery

June 16, 2020

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1862: When President Abraham Lincoln aimed to pay the enslavers to end slavery This is a brief look back at how newspapers reported the offer to pay enslavers to free the enslaved African descent population. On March 4, 1861, Abraham Lincoln was sworn in as president. The Civil War in the United States began in […]

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Fastest growing and Largest U.S. cities in 2019 – Release Date: May 21, 2020

May 21, 2020

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Fastest growing and Largest U.S. cities in 2019 – Release Date: May 21, 2020 Source: U.S. Census Bureau Ten of the Fifteen Fastest-Growing Cities and Towns in the South Since 2010, populations in cities in the southern and western regions of the United States experienced rapid growth. The South leads the way with 10 of […]

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A look back on how the U.S. responded to the Spanish Flu pandemic of 1918

April 22, 2020

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A look back on how the U.S. responded to the Spanish Flu pandemic of 1918 This is a brief view of how American newspapers reported the events of the 1918 Spanish Flu. This may remind you of how American cities and states are responding today during the coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic. The Spanish Flu did not […]

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U.S. Census Bureau metropolitan population estimates July 1, 2019 –Release Date: March 26, 2020

March 28, 2020

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U.S. Census Bureau metropolitan population estimates July 1, 2019 –Release Date: March 26, 2020 U.S. Census — Six of the 10 counties with the largest population gains this decade were in Texas — Harris, Tarrant, Bexar, Dallas, Collin, and Travis — according to the U.S. Census Bureau’s July 1, 2019, population estimates released today. The […]

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