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MOSES DICKSON

Moses Dickson (1824-1901) was an American abolitionist, soldier, minister and founder of the secret organization The Knights of Liberty which planned a slave uprising in the United States and helped African-American enslaved people to freedom through the Underground Railroad. He…

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THE AFRICAN LAND

African continent is the world’s oldest populated area. Africa is the most interesting and diverse continent on the earth. It is the home of an incredible variety of people, animals, climates, and spectacular places. It is a country known for…

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THE FORGOTTEN MEXICAN PUNK REBELLION OF 1985

WHY YOU SHOULD CARE Because music can start a revolution.   Every Sunday, the stalls of Tianguis Cultural del Chopo, a flea market in north Mexico City, are filled with punk vinyl records, T-shirts and Doc Martens. In the anarcho-punk…

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THE AGUADILLA REVOLT OF 1795 –

BY: NATASHA GREGG THE AGUADILLA REVOLT OF 1795 – The success of the Haitian Revolution in 1791 glaringly reveal to the colonial powers in the Caribbean the real threat of slave uprisings and the costs of self-liberation. After Saint Domingue’s…

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WHEN THE SOVIET UNION TRIED TO WOO BLACK AMERICA

WHY YOU SHOULD CARE A Soviet-controlled “Negro Republic” in America was once more than just a communist pipe dream.   For at least one group, the unrest in Ferguson, Missouri, represented a promising marketing opportunity in the heart of America….

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VALANTE LATRICE

Valante Latrice February 13 at 9:39am · Black history 101 Mary Turner (died 19 May 1918) was a married black woman and mother of two who was lynched by a white mob in Lowndes County, Georgia, for having spoken out…

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IN THE 30’S AND 40’S

23 photos from the ’30s and ’40s that prove your grandparents were so much more badass than you. How a ‘wonky’ version of Mr. Potato Head is raising awareness for food waste. Syphilis was a scary epidemic in the 16th…

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