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Transcribe the military records of African American soldiers in the American Civil War - Zooniverse

I saw this recently – Transcribe the military records of African American soldiers in the American Civil War: https://www.zooniverse.org/projects/usct/african-american-civil-war-soldiers

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'It's not coming down': Dispute over large American flag prompts lawsuit, fines

STATESVILLE, N.C. – A long-simmering dispute over a large U.S. flag flying outside an RV store has prompted a lawsuit.

The city of Statesville, North Carolina, wants the flag removed or replaced with a smaller one because it violates a city ordinance. 495 more words

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Black Woman’s Home Was Raided By Police Because She Was Playing Malcolm X Speeches (Video)

Apparently it’s a crime to play Malcolm X speeches in Garner, North Carolina, as one local activist discovered when nearly a dozen police officers raided her home and charged her with a noise violation after a white neighbor complained that the words of the human rights activist was hate speech. 500 more words

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Vacationing with Kids

Last week we took our first official vacation as a family of four and holy crap did we take a lot of stuff! Ha! I mean traveling with two kiddos two and under alone means you’re going to be bringing a bunch of stuff but since we went to the beach, our car was packed to the max! 664 more words

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'It's not coming down': Dispute over large American flag prompts lawsuit, fines

STATESVILLE, N.C. – A long-simmering dispute over a large U.S. flag flying outside an RV store has prompted a lawsuit.

The city of Statesville, North Carolina, wants the flag removed or replaced with a smaller one because it violates a city ordinance. 499 more words

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