February 10, 2021

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H.R.40 – Commission to Study and Develop Reparation Proposals for African Americans Act – Introduced January 04, 2021

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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February 7, 2021

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Building the U.S. railroads: Enslaved African descent forced laborers

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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December 16, 2020

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H. L. Mencken 1920 -“The White House will be adorned by a downright moron”

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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August 20, 2020

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A look at the demographics of the U.S. federal government workforce

A look at the demographics of the U.S. federal government workforce Every four years, just after the Presidential election, the “United States Government Policy and Supporting Positions” is published. It is commonly known as the Plum Book and is alternately published between the House and Senate. The Plum Book has a listing of over 7,000 […]

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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.

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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June 19, 2020

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

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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June 16, 2020

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1862: When President Abraham Lincoln aimed to pay the enslavers to end slavery

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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May 22, 2020

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2019 Chicago O’Hare remains world’s busiest airport in airplane movements – Atlanta world’s busiest airport in passengers

2019 Chicago O’Hare remains world’s busiest airport in airplane movements – Atlanta world’s busiest airport in passengers Airports Council International Montreal, 19 May 2020 – Airports Council International (ACI) World has today revealed its preliminary world airport traffic rankings covering passenger traffic, cargo volumes, and aircraft movements for 2019 combined with a glimpse of 2020 […]

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May 18, 2020

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Facebook and telecoms companies to build undersea cable around the continent of Africa

Facebook and telecoms companies to build undersea cable around the continent of Africa BBC News Facebook is teaming up with telecoms companies to build a 37,000km (23,000-mile) undersea cable to supply faster internet to 16 countries in Africa. Its length – almost equal to the circumference of the Earth – will make it one of […]

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May 8, 2020

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U.S. unemployment rate 14.7 percent in April 2020

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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