Daily Archives: February 2, 2014

Black History | Eugene Allen

Eugene Allen (July 14, 1919 – March 31, 2010)[1] was a waiter and butler who worked for the White House for 34 years until he retired as the head butler in 1986. Allen’s life was the inspiration for the 2013 … Continue reading

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Sunday Open Thread |Black Oscar Nominees

We conclude this week of Black Oscar Nominees with the Blacks Nominated for 2013. Best Picture: 12 Years A Slave Best Director: Steve McQueen for 12 Years a Slave

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The Destruction of the Black Family -Part 5: How we got over…

Hat tip R-Evolution The Revolutionary period saw a metamorphosis of the Black family as the Northern states abolished slavery, the South opened up to interstate slave trade, and planters moved West. While the newly free blacks of the North started … Continue reading

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