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Findings in the Archives: Shared Research Interests with Those You Are Researching

As I slowly, but surely work my way through my findings from a recent archival research trip, I came across the following piece of paper. 1,532 more words

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Nas On Racial Divide: It’s Not Cool For U.S. To Look Like Apartheid South Africa (VIDEO)

(AllHipHop News) Hip Hop legend Nas addresses social issues in his music and through public appearances. The Queens native continued speaking on the important topics facing the nation in an interview with… 249 more words


Tortured Truth

Torture is not part of our American mythology of goodness and justice for all.

“It’s not who we are,” Secretary of State John Kerry said in response to the CIA Torture Report. 405 more words

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Today In Charleston History: December 18

1775 – American Revolution. Slavery.  

The South Carolina General Gazette reported that:

the Company of Foot Rangers…made a descent on that Island burnt the House in which the Banditti were often lodged brought off four Negroes killed three or four & also took White prisoners four Men three Women & three Children destroyed many things which had been useful to those wretches.

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Too Young To Die—The Execution of George Stinney Jr. (1944)

This is the sad saga of the youngest person ever executed in the United States. It was the inspiration for the 1989 Edgar Award–winning book for Best First Novel, … 1,745 more words

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Legacy Miami Announces Black Medical Leaders of 2014

About Legacy Magazine:

Established in 2004, Legacy through distribution partnerships with the Miami Herald, the Sun Sentinel, the Palm Beach Post and Orlando Sentinel has a statewide readership of more than 4 million and publishes bi-monthly. 33 more words

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Today In Charleston History: December 17


The Grand Council voted that Charles Town should move to Oyster Point.


Governor West and the Grand Council wrote the Proprietors:

We are informed that this Oyster Point is not only a more convenient place to build a town on than that formerly pitched on by the first settlers, but that the people’s inclinations turn thither; we let you know that Oyster Point is the place we do appoint for the port town of which you are to take notice and call it Charles Town.

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