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HER MAJESTY AT WORK

Photo: Queen Elizabeth II Conferring Mazi Francis Akanu-Ibiam a Knight of the British Empire in January 1956. Enugu. Average Rating 0 out of 5 stars. 0 votes.You must log in to submit a review.

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TRAFFIC LIGHTS INVENTED

In 1923 Garrett Morgan was awarded a Patent He crafted a 3 position traffic signal & added a 3rd position besides Stop and Go Average Rating 0 out of 5 stars. 0 votes.You must log in to submit a review.

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Argyle – a study in alternative funding

THE SLOGAN was Love Is In The Air, and suitably, it was Valentine’s Day 2017. Thus the Prime Minister of St Vincent and the Grenadines heralded the opening of the Argyle International Airport, a category one facility, as demonstrably typical…

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SLAVE OWNER SIR WILLIAM

Here is Sir William with his family. He is the one with the cello(?). Also in the photo is his first-born son, who also became Sir William Young 2nd. Sir William left multiple plantations and close to 900 enslaved Africans…

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FREED AFTER 43 YEARS IN PRISON

Former Black Panther freed after 43 years in US prison Albert Woodfox spent decades in solitary confinement but walked free after his murder conviction was overturned. https://youtu.be/S5NjN23z6Rw An US man kept in solitary confinement for 43 years has been released…

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VIETNAM POW DIES AT 87

National Fred Cherry, Vietnam POW for seven years, dies at 87 Col. Cherry pauses during his address after he and six other former POWs arrived at Andrews Air Force Base near Washington on Feb. 16, 1973. (Bob Daugherty/AP) By Bart…

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GRENADA

  Grenada #2 (1861) GRENADA #2 (1861) Grenada is an island country consisting of Grenada itself and six smaller islands at the southern end of the Grenadines in the southeastern Caribbean Sea. Grenada is located northwest of Trinidad and Tobago,…

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