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NEVER ARGUE

There once was a man and a woman who had been married for more than 60 years. They talked about everything. They kept no secrets from each other… except that the old woman had a shoe box in the top…

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BENIN CITY LOST WITHOUT TRACE

Story of cities #5: Benin City, the mighty medieval capital now lost without trace With its mathematical layout and earthworks longer than the Great Wall of China, Benin City was one of the best planned cities in the world when…

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DR. SEUSS WAS RACIST

  DR. SEUSS WAS RACIST, THESE WOKE KIDS PROTESTED ‘DR. SEUSS WEEK’ AT THEIR SCHOOL Last week, 11-year-old Rockett and 10-year-old Zoe stood up to their school’s week-long celebration of Dr. Seuss aka Theodor Geisel (an extension of the National…

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Harvard Historical Ties To Slavery

Harvard Lays Bare Its Historical Ties To Slavery Author and The Atlantic writer Ta-Nehisi Coates suggested institutions pay financial reparations for “their role in slavery.” Harvard University publicly recognized its deep historical ties to slavery Friday during an eye-opening conference, reports…

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WHICH PLANET HE CAME FROM?

Enslaved Africans Do Not Count As Immigrants Let’s file this one under “Things we shouldn’t have to explain.” Ben Carson, the new secretary of housing and urban development, portrayed enslaved Africans as immigrants during a speech to the agency’s employees…

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THE MARCH

The 1963 March on Washington was a pivotal moment in the Civil Rights Movement. More than 250,000 people joined in peaceful demonstration for racial and economic equality. Their clarion call helped usher in sweeping civil rights legislation and a sea…

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Who sold Nigeria to the British

Who sold Nigeria to the British for £865k in 1899? Today we will be discussing the first oil war, which was fought in the 19th century, in the area that became Nigeria. All through the 19th century, palm oil was…

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Liberia First Female President

How Liberian Women Delivered Africa’s First Female President President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf of Liberia last month. In 2005, she became the first woman to be elected president of an African country. CreditSeyllou/Agence France-Presse — Getty Images MONROVIA, Liberia — Bernice…

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MURDERED FOR FIGHTING SLAVERY

Meet the 12-Year-old Boy Who Was Murdered for Fighting Against Modern Day Slavery As the Civil War drew to a close and during the nascent stages of emancipation, those who had been thrust into slavery and putatively freed held a…

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