Category Archives: History

Video | Zbigniew Brzezinski says “Netanyahu ‘Not Man Enough’ to Broker Peace Deal”

TRUTH! In short: Netanyahu is an IDEALOUGE who does not want PEACE. PERIOD…

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Reverend Dr. William Barber Speaks on America’s TRUE MORAL COMPASS

True MORAL COMPASS

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3 Chics Politico’s Black History Summer Movies Series

Hat tip Yahtc, THANK YOU. ***************************************************************************************** This week’s featured movie is… “Separate But Equal” (Parts 1 and 2)

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The Native American Culture: Portraits from the Early 1900s

Library of Congress

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Juneteenth Facts

Hat tip: Madameniore.com Juneteenth is one of the most important days in African American history but we bet there’s still a lot you don’t know about this historic occasion.

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Photo Gallery|President Obama’s Historic Visit to Sioux Nation

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President Obama Travels to Standing Rock Reservation In ND

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is making his first presidential visit to Indian Country Friday for a look at two sides of Native American life — a celebration of colorful cultural traditions on the powwow grounds and a view … Continue reading

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Actress/Activist Ruby Dee Dead at 91

Another Legend has gone home. Ruby Dee dead at 91: Legendary stage and screen actress — and Civil Rights leader — frequently costarred with husband Ossie Davis Family member confirms death. Dee was living in New Rochelle. BY Joe Neumaier … Continue reading

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Video & Transcript | The Case for REPARATIONS by Ta Nehisi Coates

Ta Nehisi Coates’ article, The Case for Reparations in the Atlantic. Bill Moyers & Ta Nehisi Coates SG2: “This ISH is EMBARRASSING! white income in 2011 was 72% higher than blacks. Where’s the outrage? When women were making 77 cents … Continue reading

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Why Brown v. Board of Education Is STILL the Most Important Court Decision of the 20th Century

This week has been the Anniversary of the Brown v. Board of Education decision. The First Lady went to Topeka, Kansas to deliver a speech about the Anniversary. On the eve of the 60th anniversary of the landmark Brown v … Continue reading

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