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Black History Month A Testimonial For Black Peoples

England has been celebrating Black History Month (BHM) for 29 years. ┬áIt was a GLC project led by Akyaaba Sebbo in 1987. However, it is adopted from America where it was initiated by the black historian… 636 more words


White House race: Donald Trump to roll out first 100 days plan

Trump to lay out what he would do in first 100 days if elected president

Photo above: Republican U.S. presidential nominee Donald Trump arrives for a campaign rally in Johnstown, Pennsylvania, U.S. 251 more words


1864 Election Artwork

In the modern political arena, campaign “branding” has followed the trends of businesses. It just makes sense to have symbols that are bold and easily recognizable. 123 more words

American Civil War

Lincoln's Proclamation Calling for a National Fast Day

Washington, D.C.
March 30, 1863

Senator James Harlan of Iowa, whose daughter later married President Lincoln’s son Robert, introduced this Resolution in the Senate on March 2, 1863. 646 more words

American History

The Battle of Ball's Bluff

October 21, 1861 – Federal forces suffered another horrific defeat when they were driven off a cliff overlooking the Potomac River.

Brigadier General Charles P. … 797 more words



I have been feeling rather brave of late.
I carried my thoughts,
alone and wondering about myself. I carry self-doubt,
travel with baggage,
packed haphazardly and feel it time to organize and weed out the garbage. 121 more words


Haunted Battlefields: Part II, Antietam

The bloodiest day in American history began on September 17, 1862 at Antietam Creek, near Sharpsburg, Maryland. Union and Confederate troops clashed with a series of attacks and counterattacks. 255 more words