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July 12 African American Historical Events

Today in Black History – July 12 *

1864 – George Washington Carver, African American botanist is born
in Diamond Grove, Missouri. He will receive a B.S. 951 more words

African American History

July 12 African American Historical Events

Today in Black History – July 12 *

1864 – George Washington Carver, African American botanist is born
in Diamond Grove, Missouri. He will receive a B.S. 951 more words

African American History

The Tale of a (Brokered) National Convention

Allow me to set the scene for you: it is an exceptionally hot summer day.  A major political party is holding its national convention to choose a nominee for the upcoming presidential election.  690 more words

Politics

William W. Davis, Obituary

from The Sayings, Harrodsburg, Mercer County, Kentucky

Saturday, September 5, 1896

William W. Davis

Mr. William W. Davis, of McAfee, in this county, died of consumption, Wednesday morning.  180 more words

Genealogy Ramblings

Shocking News - Local lawyers giving away services!! (No, seriously.)

Wednesday night, a happy gaggle of Edmonton lawyers, politicians and social activists gathered at the Art Gallery of Alberta to celebrate the 10th anniversary of a truly remarkable civic institution: … 1,567 more words

Quote of the Day: a question for Democrats

Hmmm…

When will we get done with the fool idea that the way to make a party grow is to scare away everybody who has an extra dollar in his pocket?  

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Democrats

The Business Plot To Overthrow Franklin Roosevelt

When President Franklin Roosevelt spoke of the forces of wealth alligned against him, it was not just campaign rhetoric.  In 1933, a plot was hatched by powerful Wall Street insiders to ease Roosevelt from power in favor of a fascist-friendly administration.   1,240 more words