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Remember Yesteryear: A historical look back to when Morgan State University transitioned from private to public -Maryland’s largest HBCU

February 23, 2017

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Remember Yesteryear: A historical look back to when Morgan State University transitioned from private to public -Maryland’s largest HBCU Morgan State University was founded in 1867 as the Centenary Biblical Institute by the Baltimore Conference of the Methodist Episcopal Church. It was not until 1937 when Morgan appointed an African American as its president. Dean […]

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H.R.40 – Commission to Study and Develop Reparation Proposals for African-Americans Act

February 7, 2017

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H.R.40 – Commission to Study and Develop Reparation Proposals for African-Americans Act 115th Congress (2017-2018) Sponsor: Rep. Conyers, John, Jr. [D-MI-13] Introduced January 03, 2017 Committees: House – Judiciary Latest Action: January 12, 2017 Referred to the Subcommittee on the Constitution and Civil Justice. Action By: House Judiciary January 03, 2017 Referred to the House […]

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America: A brief view of historical time periods before and after the arrival of the Trump family

January 28, 2017

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America: A brief view of historical time periods before and after the arrival of the Trump family – Who are Americans? Below is a brief history of the Trump American family heritage in conjunction with a very brief history of a just few events which took place in United States related to the nation’s citizens. […]

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Detroit: A look back at the demographic changes

January 18, 2017

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Detroit: A look back at the demographic changes French census for Detroit in 1750 was: 450 Free 33 Enslaved In 1806 Detroit becomes a city. 1820 Detroit Population: 1,422 white 1,442 (95.29%) African American: 67 (4.7%) Detroit City Population 1880: 116,340 1890: 205,876 1900: 285,704 1910: 465,766 1920: 993,678 1930: 1,568,662 1940: 1,623,452 1950: 1,849,568 […]

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Before the Windsor surname: When the British monarchy was Saxe-Coburg and Gotha – German

January 9, 2017

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Before the Windsor surname: When the British monarchy was Saxe-Coburg and Gotha – German Most people only know the British monarch by the titles: Her Majesty The Queen or Elizabeth II -Queen of the United Kingdom, Canada, Australia, and New Zealand. Her full name being Elizabeth Alexandra Mary Windsor. Elizabeth II has ruled longer than any […]

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Remember Yesteryear: NCAA’s Tangerine Bowl 1966 – Morgan State University vs West Chester

December 27, 2016

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Remember Yesteryear: NCAA’s Tangerine Bowl 1966 – Morgan State University vs West Chester History was made in college football in 1966. It was the first time a Historically Black College or University won an integrated football bowl game. Take look back at the year 1966, though these historical newspaper articles, when Morgan State College (now Morgan […]

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Most Russians 56% regret the collapse of the USSR

December 16, 2016

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Most Russians regret the collapse of the USSR Only 12% of Russian citizens believe that the USSR should be revived as it was Pravda An opinion poll conducted by Levada Center to mark the December anniversary of the signing of Belavezha Accords, more than half of Russians (56%) regret the collapse of the USSR. As […]

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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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Will President-Elect Donald Trump reverse the trend of high level Cabinet appointments for African Americans?

December 5, 2016

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Will President-Elect Donald Trump reverse the trend of high level Cabinet appointments for African Americans? President-elect Donald Trump has chosen former Campaign 2016 rival Ben Carson to become Secretary of the Department of Housing and Urban Development. Dr. Carson will oversee an agency with a $47 billion budget. Armstrong Williams, Carson’s business manager and confidant, […]

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Cuba: Fidel Castro, leader of revolution, dies at 90

November 26, 2016

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Cuba: Fidel Castro, leader of revolution, dies at 90 BBC News Cuba’s former president Fidel Castro, one of the world’s longest-serving and most iconic leaders, has died aged 90. Castro was the longest serving non-royal leader of the 20th Century. His younger brother and successor as president Raul Castro announced the news on state television. […]

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