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Black History Facts You May Not Know

Money certainly doesn’t define the type of person you are. Some of the nicest people… More…
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Andrew Bolsinger Interview – Al Sharpton Accused of Spying on Black Activists 4-24-14 – TheAHNShow

“Seems the more people you kill, the more you’re in the limelight.” This is a quote from the Oregon community college shooter, whom I will not name. His quote is the reason that Oregon police investigators absolutely refused to name him in statements and interviews. A group of friends, relatives, and parents of the shooter’s victims angrily denounced a local paper for mentioning his name and demanded that it cease and desist. This was more than just anger, outrage and aggrieved pique at the
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Major Milestones in the African American Struggle for Freedom

Nine people were shot to death at a historic black church in Charleston, South Carolina, on Wednesday night, theCharleston Police Department confirmed at news conference early Thursday.
Calling it “the worst night of my career,” Charleston Police Chief Greg Mullen said a gunman entered the Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church during a prayer meeting and opened fire. Eight people were found dead at the scene. Two others were transported to a hospital, where one later died.
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African American Mayors Conference of Black Mayors

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The Black Power Movement

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Black History Facts You May Not Know

Take a look at some of these black history facts. Send us your own.
Maybe you just haven’t had time to learn them. February is the shortest month, after all.
1. It’s a sure bet you know about Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
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