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Colin Kaepernick
History
By admin / September 20, 2018

Colin Kaepernick

"I am not going to stand up to show pride in a flag for a country that oppresses black people...

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99th Pursuit Squadron
History
By admin / September 20, 2018

99th Pursuit Squadron

In January 1941 the War Department formed the all-black 99th Pursuit Squadron of the U.S. Army Air Corps (later the U.S. Army...

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James Meredith
History
By admin / September 20, 2018

James Meredith

Meredith was born in Kosciusko, Mississippi, on June 25th, 1933. From 1951 to 1960 he served in the American Air...

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WW1 African/Caribbean Pilots – EUGENE JACQUES BULLARD
History
By admin / September 20, 2018

WW1 African/Caribbean Pilots – EUGENE JACQUES BULLARD

The 21-year-old volunteer graduated from flight training on May 5, 1917 after spending more than 12 harrowing months fighting in...

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The Original Buffalo Soldiers
History
By admin / September 20, 2018

The Original Buffalo Soldiers

Nineteenth Century African American soldiers who served in the Western United States have generally been known a “Buffalo Soldiers.”  In...

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Hannibal Of Carthage
History
By admin / September 20, 2018

Hannibal Of Carthage

Carthage had been settled by Phoenicians as a city-state in North Africa near the current Tunis. In his 1961 work,...

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The Mighty Moors of Spain and Portugal
History
By admin / September 20, 2018

The Mighty Moors of Spain and Portugal

According to Ivan Van Sertima. "It is generally assumed that the movement of Africans into Europe in significantly large numbers...

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Black History Month
History
By admin / September 20, 2018

Black History Month

Black History Month provides the chance to focus on different aspects of the story of African/Caribbean people. We can applaud...

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