January 3, 2019

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Images of Ultima Thule – Images of the Kuiper Belt object

NASA’s New Horizons Mission Reveals Entirely New Kind of World Images of the Kuiper Belt object Ultima Thule unveil the very first stages of solar system’s history NASA | The Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory LLC Scientists from NASA’s New Horizons mission released the first detailed images of the most distant object ever explored […]

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December 19, 2018

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Justice for Victims of Lynching Act of 2018 and Booker T. Washington’s letter of 1904

Justice for Victims of Lynching Act of 2018 Booker T. Washington’s letter of 1904 Sponsored by the U.S. Senate’s three African American members, Kamala D. Harris (Democrat-CA), Cory Booker (Democrat-NJ) and Tim Scott (Republican-SC) After nearly 100 years of failed attempts, the U.S. Senate on December 19, 2018 unanimously approved legislation to make lynching a […]

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December 16, 2018

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Historical Flashback: A look at the use of the term African American in the press

Historical Flashback: A look at the use of the term African American in the press This is a historical flashback on the use of the nomenclature “African American” as a vernacular to describe people of African descent in the United States. People of African descent, in the United States, prior to the end of slavery […]

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December 7, 2018

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Senegal opens museum dedicated to black civilizations

Senegal opens museum dedicated to black civilizations The aim is to decolonize knowledge from the common European perspective of African history and culture CGTN After 52 years of waiting, Senegal is finally opening what has been described as the largest museum of black civilization in the capital, Dakar. The museum has the capacity for 18,000 […]

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December 2, 2018

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Prince Kaybee ft Busiswa & TNS – “Banomoya”

Prince Kaybee ft Busiswa & TNS – “Banomoya” Producer and Dj Prince Kaybee, Kabelo Motsamai, was born in Senekal near Welkom in the Free State, South Africa. He is the youngest of 36 children. His first album was “Better Days”. He is a best dance album Metro FM Music Award recipient and a 3 time […]

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November 27, 2018

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NASA’s InSight sends its first photos back from the surface of the planet Mars

NASA’s InSight sends its first photos back from the surface of the planet Mars NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory The Instrument Deployment Camera (IDC), located on the robotic arm of NASA’s InSight lander, took this picture of the Martian surface on Nov. 26, 2018, the same day the spacecraft touched down on the Red Planet. NASA’s […]

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November 24, 2018

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Beijing sees decrease in permanent resident population

Beijing sees decrease in permanent resident population Xinhua BEIJING- The number of permanent residents in Beijing decreased for the first time in two decades, official data showed. In 2017, the number of Beijing’s permanent residents was 21.707 million, 22,000 fewer than in 2016, according to the Standing Committee of Beijing Municipal People’s Congress. According to […]

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November 6, 2018

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Historical Flashback: 1900 A look back at the disenfranchisement of African Americans in North Carolina

Historical Flashback: 1900 A look back at the disenfranchisement of African Americans in North Carolina. White Supremacy was the stated goal Between 1890 and 1908, every state in the Deep South adopted a new state constitution, explicitly for the purpose of disenfranchising African Americans. This historical flashback takes a look at the state of North […]

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October 23, 2018

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New Military base for protection of Ghana’s oil resources

New Military base for protection of Ghana’s oil resources Government to equip the Ghana Armed Forces with state-of-the-art infrastructure Source: Government of Ghana Oct 19, 2018 ACCRA- The Government of Ghana has signed a contract for the construction of a Forward Operating Base at Nzulezu in the Western region to enable the Ghana Navy better […]

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October 17, 2018

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Crime in the United States of America in 2017 and the prison system

Crime in the United States of America in 2017 and the prison system Source: FBI | U.S. government, U.S. Department of Justice Freedom of Information/Privacy Act When the FBI’s Uniform Crime Reporting (UCR) Program began publishing federal crime data for 2015, the first report in the fall of 2016 promised a fluid process that was […]

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