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How the United States continued a system of enslavement after the 13th amendment in 1865

April 22, 2018

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How the United States continued a system of enslavement after the 13th amendment in 1865 The 13th Amendment to the Constitution of the United States of America declared that “Neither slavery nor involuntary servitude, except as a punishment for crime whereof the party shall have been duly convicted, shall exist within the United States, or […]

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The story of how the state of Alabama aimed to take control over Tuskegee University

April 14, 2018

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The story of how the state of Alabama aimed to take control over Tuskegee University Tuskegee University, formerly known as Tuskegee Institute, opened on July 4, 1881 and was founded by Lewis Adams, an influential African American entrepreneur, and began under the founding president Booker T. Washington. Historical Remembrance: The founder of Tuskegee University – […]

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Historical Flashback: The first African Americans to become presidents of Howard University, Hampton University and Tuskegee University

April 6, 2018

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Historical Flashback: The first African Americans to become presidents of Howard University, Hampton University and Tuskegee University A historical look back at some of America’s most important universities and their paths to hiring their first African American presidents. 1909 President William Howard Taft and what White America owes to African Americans Howard University 1922 Howard […]

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Remembering Wall Street History: Joseph Searles and Dr. Jerome H. Holland

February 13, 2018

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Remembering Wall Street History: Joseph Searles and Dr. Jerome H. Holland February 13, 2018 marks only 48 years for African Americans on Wall Street. What helped open the door to this late entry into the New York financial sector for African Americans? African Americans had long been college graduates and African Americans had long been […]

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Historical Remembrance: The founder of Tuskegee University – Lewis Adams

February 11, 2018

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Historical Remembrance: The founder of Tuskegee University – Lewis Adams This is a history moment to remember the American entrepreneur and educator, who is often overlooked. Lewis Adams is the founder of what is now Tuskegee University, located in the state of Alabama. Due to the great work of Tuskegee’s founding president Booker T. Washington, […]

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Early western Europeans had dark skin

February 7, 2018

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Early western Europeans had dark skin Scientists finally put a face to Cheddar Man, Britain’s oldest complete skeleton from 10,000 years ago. BBC News A cutting-edge scientific analysis shows that a Briton from 10,000 years ago had dark brown skin and blue eyes. Researchers from London’s Natural History Museum extracted DNA from Cheddar Man, Britain’s […]

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A look back at a few large military parades around the world

February 7, 2018

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A look back at a few large military parades around the world A look back at some of the world’s military parades. 1936 Nazi Germany ___ Video: 1936 Nazi Germany -Third Reich Parade ___ 1938 Nazi Germany ___ 1938 Nazi Germany ___ 1939 Nazi Germany ___ The 50th birthday of Adolf Hitler on April 20, […]

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When Booker T. Washington visited Durham NC, Duke University and toured the state of North Carolina

February 3, 2018

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When Booker T. Washington visited Durham NC, Duke University and toured the state of North Carolina Booker T. Washington visited the 1896 Durham County Colored Fair and later visited North Carolina in 1910. In 1896, Trinity College suspended classes for half a day so its students could attend the Fair to hear the renowned American […]

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When the African American unemployment rate was lower

January 28, 2018

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When the African American unemployment rate was lower On January 5, 2018 the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported that the African American unemployment rate reached a record low of 6.8 percent unemployment, the lowest since the early 1970s, when the government began tracking the data. Question: Is this the lowest unemployment rate the federal […]

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Remembering Yesteryear: United States -The 1924 Immigration Act and the White Australia policy – Immigration Restriction Act of 1901

January 15, 2018

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Remembering Yesteryear: United States -The 1924 Immigration Act and the White Australia policy – Immigration Restriction Act of 1901 Today, there are many in the United States who have a goal to slow the growth of the immigrants of non-European ancestry. Many tend to focus on using “code wording” such as ‘illegal immigrant’ or ‘undocumented […]

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