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BLACK VOTING RIGHTS

52 years ago, this speech changed the course of black voting rights in America Fannie Lou Hamer was ‘sick and tired of being sick and tired,’ and she told the 1964 Democratic National Convention Civil rights leader Fannie Lou Hamer bore…

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NOMINEE WITHDRAWS NAME

Labor secretary nominee Puzder expected to withdraw: reports WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Labor Secretary nominee Andrew Puzder is expected to withdraw his nomination amid mounting concerns that not enough Senate Republicans would vote to confirm him, NBC News reported on…

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THE APONTE REBELLION –

BY: NATASHA GREGG  THE APONTE REBELLION – José Antonio Aponte, a free black carpenter, a descendant from the Yoruba tribe and former first corporal in the colonial black militia, was widely seen as the leader of a series of revolts…

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INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT

A New International Airport in St. Vincent and the Grenadines   The Caribbean’s most anticipated airport project has finally come to fruition. The new Argyle International Airport on the island of St. Vincent receives its first-ever flights on Tuesday as the…

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