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Paul Robeson, Activism and McCarthy

On this day in 1976, actor, athlete and activist Paul Robeson dies from a stroke in Philadelphia, PA; he was 77. Born to a former…

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Posted in History Human Interest

Queen Victoria

On this day in 1901, “Her Majesty Victoria, by the Grace of God, of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland Queen, Defender of…

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The Failure of the Bloody French Revolution

On this day in 1793, Louis XVI, the last king of France (1774–92) in the line of Bourbon monarchs preceding the French Revolution of 1789,…

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African Americans and The Homestead Act of 1862

I sometimes find myself at a loss. You see, here’s my problem. In my writing, I demand the truth. I am very careful with my…

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The Real Economy

Good News; The Dow has exceeded 29000, a new record, the S&P 500 rose to over 3000 and the Nasdaq rose to more than 8400,…

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Hedy Lamarr, the Cuban Missile Crisis, GPS, Bluetooth and Wi-Fi

On this day in 2000, Vienna-born actress and inventor Hedy Lamarr passes away from heart failure in Altamonte Springs, FLA at age 85. Appearing in…

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