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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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Denmark Vesey Monument Dedication – Unveiling Moment

Watch Courtney Kemp Agboh chat with the Daily News about how she connected with 50…
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What’s on Your Mind – Kaye Dee & Motor Mouth

BB King has died. He wasn’t my all-time favorite Bluesman, but he was an exquisite musician and he influencedeveryone.
The moment we heard that Riley B. King — known universally both as “BB” and as the King of the Blues — had breathed his last, we invited ourselves to a very private memorial service. Our own. The King is dead, long live the Blues he was so crucial to shaping over his veryRead more…

Revitalizing the African American Reparations Movement

Baltimore state’s attorney Marilyn J. Mosby announced that a grand jury has indicted the six…
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Denmark Vesey Monument Dedication – Unveiling Moment

Conclusion of the Ceremony ….
Hampton Park Terrace, Charleston, South Carolina just to the left of the large gazebo if entering from Rutledge Ave.
Denmark Vesey Monument Dedication started at High Noon in Hampton Park just left of the Main Gazebo.
DENMARK VESEY “Spirit of Freedom” MONUMENT UNVEILING February 15, 2014, 12:00 NOON at Hampton Park Near Gazebo, NE side of the Park,Read more…

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The Black Power Movement

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Reconstruction: America’s Unfinished Revolution, 1863-1877

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