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African Moors from Spain: Annual racist Christmas custom returns to the Netherlands

December 11, 2016

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African Moors from Spain: Annual racist Christmas custom returns to the Netherlands Once again the annual Dutch tradition of Zwarte Piet or Black Pete arrives with the Christmas holiday. The Black Pete tradition is also followed in Belgium and Luxembourg. Dutch tradition is that Sinterklaas (or Saint Nicholas) arrives in the Netherlands from Spain each […]

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The Swinging Pendulum -Hate vs Progress -Women’s Suffrage : The majority of white women rejected Hillary Clinton for Donald Trump

November 11, 2016

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The Swinging Pendulum -Hate vs Progress A Historical Flashback -Women’s Suffrage: The majority of white women rejected Hillary Clinton for Donald Trump How did Hillary Clinton lose to Donald Trump? Partly due to the fact she did not win the white women’s vote. Why did Hillary Clinton lose the presidency to Donald Trump? On November […]

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Historical Flashback: Marriages of enslaved Africans in the United States

June 5, 2016

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Historical Flashback: Marriages of enslaved Africans in the United States Dilemma X takes this time to reflect on the institution of marriage during the time of the enslavement of Africans in the United States of America. Historical newspaper articles reflect the conversations that were taking place across this nation. First, reflect on the time period […]

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Historical Flashback: Christmas and enslavement in the United States

December 14, 2015

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Historical Flashback: Christmas and enslavement in the United States The following historical newspaper articles relate to enslaved people of African descent around the Christmas season in United States. 1851 1851 1856 1856 1858 1860 1862 1865 On December 18, 1865, Secretary of State William H. Seward proclaimed the official adoption of the Thirteenth Amendment to […]

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Donald Trump: An American distraction and a reminder of the German American Bund- Nazi supporters

December 9, 2015

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Donald Trump: An American distraction and a reminder of the German American Bund- Nazi supporters Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump was born on June 14, 1946, in New York City, New York. Mr. Trump is grandson (father’s side) of German immigrants Frederick Trump and Elizabeth Trump. On his mother’s side Mr. Trump is the son […]

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Changes in American Culture Since the 1950s – American Values Survey

November 18, 2015

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Changes in American Culture Since the 1950s Survey ANXIETY, NOSTALGIA, AND MISTRUST FINDINGS FROM THE 2015 AMERICAN VALUES SURVEY Robert P. Jones, Daniel Cox, Betsy Cooper, and Rachel Lienesch Public Religion Research Institute (PRRI) The 2015 American Values Survey was made possible by generous funding from the Ford Foundation and the Nathan Cummings Foundation. Americans […]

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Spain: Gaudi’s Sagrada Familia Basilica to become world’s tallest church in 2026

October 25, 2015

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Spain: Gaudi’s Sagrada Familia Basilica to become world’s tallest church in 2026 Deutsche Welle Germany’s Ulm Cathedral is getting competition from the long-unfinished Sagrada Familia in Barcelona’s for the world’s tallest church. The prized pinnacle on Gaudi’s masterpiece won’t be finished for another 11 years. It will only have taken 144 years to complete. But […]

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Netanyahu: Hitler didn’t want to exterminate the Jews

October 23, 2015

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Netanyahu: Hitler didn’t want to exterminate the Jews Israel’s prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu claimed a Palestinian leader told the Nazis to kill Europe’s Jews. Germany’s Chancellor Angela Merkel said Germans were “very clear in our minds” that the Nazis were responsible. BBC News Germany has insisted it was responsible for the Holocaust, after Israel’s prime […]

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Yesteryear: The Holocaust as reported in actual U.S. newspapers -The Jews of Europe

October 7, 2015

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Yesteryear: The Holocaust as reported by actual U.S. newspapers -The Jews of Europe A genocide can take place directly in public view. Recognize the warning signs before it’s too late. Dilemma X shares this history fashback in order that we know the warning signs of evil. Never forget the past or it will be repeated. […]

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The black African Moors in Europe- U.S. newspapers from the 1880s and 1890s

September 18, 2015

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The black African Moors in Europe- U.S. newspapers from the 1880s and 1890s History in the United States often avoids detailed discussion and conversation about black Africans ruling in Europe. But, this has not always been the case with the U.S. print media. Sometimes the American press discussed the history of the black African Moors. […]

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