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Denmark Vesey Monument Dedication – Unveiling Moment

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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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Denmark Vesey Monument Dedication – Hampton Park Pt. 1

Denmark Vesey Monument Dedication started at High Noon in Hampton Park just left of the Main Gazebo. It was a wonderful gathering… EXTREMELY EDUCATIONAL!!!
Denmark Vesey (born c. 1767, probably St. Thomas, Danish West Indies-died July 2, 1822, Charleston, S.C.), self-educated black man who planned the most extensive slave revolt in U.S. history (Charleston, 1822).
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