Category Archives: History

Tuesday Open Thread | The Fire At Notre Dame Cathedral 😢😢😢

#NotreDamedeParis #NotreDame pic.twitter.com/6m9Y0qQT4p — Paris (@Paris) April 15, 2019 I was 15 when my parents told me what my 16th Birthday Present was going to be: A trip to Paris. Paris… My father, who had fought in Europe during WWII, … Continue reading

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Tuesday Open Thread | Update on the ADOS Hustle

SG2 asked me to do another post on ADOS, and I agree. The hustlers involved in ADOS out here pushing that they are the ones pushing for reparations. Maybe they can run that con on you, but, I’ve been Black … Continue reading

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Tuesday Open Thread

I miss the series “Underground.” How about you? I’m on a Harriet Tubman research trip. You know she’s from my home state of Maryland. I hope you enjoy these clips of historic sites, in honor of Harriet Tubman. And I’ve … Continue reading

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Tuesday Open Thread

Jane Matilda Bolin LL.B. (April 11, 1908 – January 8, 2007) was the first black woman to graduate from Yale Law School, the first to join the New York City Bar Association, and the first to join the New York … Continue reading

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Melvin Carter : Mayor of St. Paul Swearing In Ceremony

Melvin Carter was sworn in yesterday as mayor of St. Paul, Minnesota. He becomes the first African-American mayor in the city’s 164-year history. pic.twitter.com/Wyp5Jw6GAs — Philip Lewis (@Phil_Lewis_) January 3, 2018 FYI: Meet Sharon Sayles Belton. First African-American Woman Mayor … Continue reading

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Dana Gresham — Doug Jones Hires African American Chief of Staff

Alabama Senator Doug Jones has named, Dana Gresham, the first Democrat Black Chief of Staff in the Senate. Dana Gresham is an Alabama native & former Asst. Secretary for Governmental Affairs at @USDOT Sen.-elect Doug Jones (D-Ala.) has hired former … Continue reading

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10 Horrific Native American Massacres

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