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The betrayal of Lobengula

This is the sixth installment in a series about Rhodesia.

Lobengula had investigated the white concessionaires and the missionaries, and determined that the Rudd concession was a fraud. 1,607 more words

History

One Month into Book Release

So far so good!

I think that’s the best way to define the last month, which has certainly had its ups and downs as far as the release of A Rainy Season. 267 more words

Tuskegee Syphilis Experiment

From 1932 to 1972, the Public Health Service conducted a study on black men with syphilis, who were not offered treatment. In 1972 the US Government started a health benefit program for participants and families and in 1997 apologized for the study. 210 more words

Society

Ronald Ervin McNair

Ronald Ervin McNair

***In the summer of 1959 McNair refused to leave Lake City public library because he was not allowed to check out his books after the police were called and his mother were called he was allowed to borrow book from the library which is now named after him. 33 more words

Society

Our Atlas Never Shrugged

Yesterday’s conventional press conference at the White House may have remained ordinary but for the attractive suit worn by the host, President Barack Obama. My wife and I watched him discuss very serious foreign policy issues with the ease he is renowned. 210 more words

Government Administration

Do Black lives only matter in America when a White person takes it? (Blackout) by GKE

Do Black lives only matter in America when a White person takes it? (Blackout) by GKE

August 30, 2014 at 12:33pm

Ever since Eric Garner was killed on July 17, 2014 there have been 54 murders in Chicago that have remain nameless and medialess. 127 more words

African History

From Bulawayo to London

This is the fifth installment of a series about Rhodesia.

Lobengula’s envoys and the two white men who accompanied them, Maund and Colenbrander, arrived in Southampton early March, 1889. 1,421 more words

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