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"They Continually Aim To Take The Food From Our Mouths and The Shirts Off Our Backs!" (4858 hits)
"They Continually Aim To Take The Food From Our Mouths and The Shirts Off Our Backs!" http://www.latimes.com/business/hiltzik/la-fi-mh-on-day-onel-new-congress-launches-attack-on-social-security-20150106-column.html "On Day One, the new Congress ...
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01/30/2009 - Michael S. Steele Becomes the First African American Chairman of the Republican Party (12212 hits)
On January 30, 2009, Michael Steele became the first African American to lead the Republican Party as Chairman of the Republican National Committee. Chairman Steele is also only the second African American to lead either the Democratic or Republ ...
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05/13/1862 - Robert Smalls Comandeers His Way to Freedom and Greatness (25616 hits)
Very few know the story of the man known as the "Gullah Statesman." He was born, Robert Smalls, on April 5, 1839. His birthplace was Beaufort, a bustling waterfront town sitting on one of the Sea Islands, in what was known as the South Carolina l ...
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07/22/1939 - Jane Bolin Becomes the First Black (Biracial) Woman to Serve as U.S. Judge (33367 hits)
She was born, Jane Matilda Bolin on April 11, 1908. She was the youngest of four children. Her father was Gaius Charles Bolin. He was the first African American (also part Native American) to attend Williams College, in the Berkeshire Mountains o ...
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13th, 14th and 15th Amendments (440682 hits)
The 13th Amendment to the United States Constitution officially abolished, and continues to prohibit, slavery, and, with limited exceptions, prohibits involuntary servitude. Prior to its ratification, slavery remained legal only in Delaware and Kentucky, everywhere else; the slaves had been freed by state action and the federal government's Emancipation Proclamation executive order. ...
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1849-1908 Blind Tom Wiggins, Slave Pianist and Autistic Savant (9118 hits)
Introducing one of the nineteenth century's most famous and perplexing pianists. Born a slave in Georgia, Blind Tom died an international celebrity in 1908. He had an encyclopedic memory, all-consuming passion for music and mind boggling capacity to ...
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Amistad (19968 hits)
The Amistad was a U.S. Supreme Court case resulting from the rebellion of slaves on board the Spanish schooner ship, Amistad in 1839. ...
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BEFORE CREATION (6986 hits)
GOD LOVES US ALL ...
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Black Cultural Festival (8723 hits)
The 2nd annual Black Cultural Festival is coming on August 30, 2008 to Columbus OH. ...
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Black History 42 at Los Angeles Trade Technical College (2147 hits)
I need images of evoulation of apes into blackmen or women for a class assignment ...
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Bloody Sunday (25331 hits)
"Bloody Sunday" occurred on March 7, 1965, when 600 civil rights marchers were attacked by state and local police with Billy clubs and tear gas so the march was cancelled. The route taken by the marchers is memorialized as the Selma to Montgomery National Historic Trail. ...
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Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka, KS (24302 hits)
Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka, Kan., of 1954 is the landmark decision of the United States Supreme Court, which overturned earlier rulings going back to Plessy v. Ferguson in 1896, by declaring state laws that established separate public schools for Black and White students denied minorities of equal educational opportunities. ...
Posted Wednesday, December 19th 2007 at 5:53PM
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Emancipation Proclamation (29073 hits)
The Emancipation Proclamation consists of two executive orders issued by President Abraham Lincoln during the Civil War. The first one, issued on September 22, 1862, declared the freedom of all slaves in such territory of the Confederate States of America (the South) and the Union (the North), which was already practicing abolition. ...
Posted Wednesday, December 19th 2007 at 5:56PM
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First All-Black All-Female Crew on Commercial Jet Flights (22639 hits)
Atlantic Southeast Airlines flights 5202 (Atlanta to Nashville) and 5106 (Nashville to Atlanta) became the first commercial jet revenue flights to be operated by an all-female all-African-American crew, on February 12. Captain Rachelle Jones and Fir ...
Posted Tuesday, March 3rd 2009 at 6:55AM
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Freedom Rides (19754 hits)
Civil rights activists called “freedom riders” rode on interstate buses around the segregated South on “freedom rides” to test results of the U.S. Supreme Court decision in Boynton v. Virginia from 1960. In that case, the Court sided with Boynton and mandated all interstate facilities were allowed to be used by any citizen regardless of their ethnicity. ...
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