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The Case for Imagination

Imagination can be the driving force behind  movements that can shape the course of history. The driving forces behind the American Revolution were the men and women who imagined what life could be like free from the rule of a distant king. 253 more words

Black Lives Sacrificed

I’m finally back from exam purgatory and what’s a better welcome back than discussing the paradox of black soldiers . Today’s Memorial Day, a holiday set aside to commemorate those that died in service to the ideals of the United States. 810 more words

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Little Known Black History Fact: Tallahassee Bus Boycott

On this day in 1956, FAMU students Wilhelmina Jakes and Carrie Patterson sat on a city bus in Tallahassee, Florida. and began what would become a seven-month boycott of the transit system. 400 more words

Tom Joyner

Little Known Black History Fact: Tallahassee Bus Boycott

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On this day in 1956, FAMU students Wilhelmina Jakes and Carrie Patterson sat on a city bus in Tallahassee, Florida. and began what would become a seven-month boycott of the transit system. 400 more words

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Little Known Black History Fact: Tallahassee Bus Boycott

On this day in 1956, FAMU students Wilhelmina Jakes and Carrie Patterson sat on a city bus in Tallahassee, Florida. and began what would become a seven-month boycott of the transit system. 400 more words

TJMS

Little Known Black History Fact: Tallahassee Bus Boycott

https://ioneblackamericaweb.files.wordpress.com/2016/05/052616lkbhf.mp3

On this day in 1956, FAMU students Wilhelmina Jakes and Carrie Patterson sat on a city bus in Tallahassee, Florida. and began what would become a seven-month boycott of the transit system. 396 more words

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Little Known Black History Fact: Joan Trampauer Mulholland

Joan Trampauer Mulholland achieved a series of notable firsts over the course of her life. She holds the distinction of being the first white student to integrate Mississippi’s Tougaloo College, and she is also the first white student to join the Black Greek sorority, Delta Sigma Theta. 208 more words

Tom Joyner