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2021- Republicans aim to suppress future African American voter turnout by using the 1898 North Carolina Democratic Party’s handbook

March 4, 2021

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2021- Republicans aim to suppress future African American voter turnout by using the 1898 North Carolina Democratic Party’s handbook The U.S. Supreme Court may soon rule to uphold voting restrictions in Arizona, that could make it harder to challenge voting suppression tactics that Republicans nationwide have planned. The Supreme Court ruling could make it very […]

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How racial desegregation changed Georgia State University

March 2, 2021

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How racial desegregation changed Georgia State University A look back at the racial demographic changes the have occurred, since 1962, at Georgia State University. Georgia State is Georgia’s largest public university by enrollment. Georgia State University has evolved from an evening school of commerce to a major state research urban university in Atlanta. Georgia State […]

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Atlanta’s Racial Segregation Wall – Peyton and Harlan Racial Road Barricades

February 23, 2021

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Atlanta’s Racial Segregation Wall – Peyton and Harlan Racial Road Barricades Two road barricades were erected on December 18, 1962 on Peyton Road and Harlan Road, in southwest Atlanta, at the direction of Atlanta’s Mayor Ivan Allen, Jr., and Atlanta’s board of aldermen. This was to discourage African American citizens from purchasing homes in adjacent […]

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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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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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1948: A formerly enslaved African American centenarian and his wife humiliated for Klan propaganda

June 19, 2020

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1948: A formerly enslaved African American centenarian and his wife humiliated for Klan propaganda This is a brief look back at a moment in history, captured in American newspapers. This moment is shared so as never to forget and to always pay attention to those around you. Those who smile at you are not always […]

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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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U.S. unemployment rate 14.7 percent in April 2020

May 8, 2020

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U.S. unemployment rate 14.7 percent in April 2020 U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics Total nonfarm payroll employment fell by 20.5 million in April, and the unemployment rate rose to 14.7 percent, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today. The changes in these measures reflect the effects of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic and efforts to […]

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