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Massacre in Brazil

State Violence and the Canudos Massacre in Brazil By Greg Childs February 18, 2017 0 Detained survivors of the military raid on Canudos, 1897 In April of 1897, General Artur Oscar de Andrade Guimarães began preparing for an expedition that…

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Frederick Douglass and Donald Trump

“More and More Influential”: Frederick Douglass and Donald Trump By Juliet Hooker February 8, 2017 0 As President Trump recently said on the occasion of Black History Month, Frederick Douglass “is being recognized by more and more people.” From the…

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Remembering Marcus Garvey

Remembering Marcus Garvey Through Reggae By Quito Swan February 6, 2017 1 Marcus Garvey (left) and Bob Marley (right) Listen to the music. February 6 marks the birthday of Bob Marley. Born in Jamaica in 1945, the Reggae icon would…

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