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THE RACIAL CONFLICT OF 1912

GODFREY GREGG FORSYTH COUNTY, GEORGIA: THE RACIAL CONFLICT OF 1912 In 1912, two different black-on-white rapes allegedly occurred in Forsyth County, Georgia. They threw the area into racially segregated chaos and changed the county for years. Ellen Grice was a…

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ALBERTA KING ASSASSINATED

LOOKING BLACK ON TODAY IN 1974, DR. KING’S MOTHER, ALBERTA KING WAS ASSASSINATED DURING A SUNDAY  CHURCH SERVICE Alberta King was shot and killed on June 30, 1974 by 23 year-old Marcus Wayne Chenault as she sat at the organ…

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ELIZA ANN MISSIONARY

Eliza Ann Gardner (May 28, 1831 – January 4, 1922) was an African-American abolitionist and religious leader from Boston, Massachusetts. She founded the missionary society of the African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church (AMEZ), and was a strong advocate for women’s…

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THE THIRD SLAVE REBELLION –

BY: NATASHA GREGG THE THIRD SLAVE REBELLION – Unarguably, the slave trade had a remarkable effect on the demographics of Barbados, in that as early as 1685, the white population was completely outnumbered by the slave population by approximately 4…

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