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Today In Charleston History: October 31

1769 – Slavery

 The Sally brought slaves to Charlestown. Henry Laurens wrote:

A third poor pining creature hanged herself with a piece of small vine which shows her carcass was not very weighty … who that views the above Picture can love the African trade?

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Malcolm X's "The Ballot or the Bullet" (April 3, 1964)

Mr. Moderator, Brother Lomax, brothers and sisters, friends and enemies: I just can’t believe everyone in here is a friend, and I don’t want to leave anybody out. 8,925 more words

Justice Chronicles

The Questions: Taylor Stanley

It is interesting to say that I have known people from college for more than eight years now. Time definitely flies and I feel that the black alumni of the University of Georgia tends to hold on to those bonds dearly. 1,086 more words


Black History UK – A proud past. An uncertain future

By Thomas L Blair ©text and picture October 2014


Ideally, a rise in living standards and esteem would be the marker for celebrating Black History and advancement. 853 more words

Black London-Britain-Europe Info-monographs

The shadow of war

World War One affected everyone living in Birmingham whether at home or serving on the front line.  Our new exhibition Voices of War looks at the impact the war had on the lives of people from all walks of life, age and background. 569 more words

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