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On This Day in History, August 5

In 1861, the United States government levied the first income tax as a means to finance the Union cause in the Civil War. This tax was part of the Revenue Act of 1861, which also modified tariffs and property taxes. 230 more words

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On This Day -- A Night in August (August 4-5 1962) [Marilyn Monroe & Nelson Mandela]

“There is no passion to be found playing small – in settling for a life that is less than the one you are capable of living.”

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“Do not judge me by my success, judge me by how many times I fell down and got back up again.”

-Nelson Mandela

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How Long Was Nelson Mandela In Prison?

UPDATED: 11:23 a.m. ET, Aug. 4, 2020 —

How long was Nelson Mandela in prison? The former political prisoner who went on to become South Africa’s first Black president was imprisoned for 27 years after the anti-apartheid activist was arrested on Aug. 400 more words

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Classic: Hugh Masekela - 'Bring Him Back Home (Nelson Mandela)'

Fela Kuti once said: “Music is the weapon of the future“. Indeed, music can be very powerful and it can serve as a peaceful channel for voicing out wishes and interests. 363 more words

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Sự thật thú vị về Nelson Mandela

Nelson Mandela, người dẫn đầu cuộc chiến chống lại chủ nghĩa phân biệt chủng tộc Apartheid trở thành biểu tượng thế giới vì nhân quyền thế kỷ 20 và là Tổng thống da màu đầu tiên của Nam Phi. 740 more words

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