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The Odious Compromise of 1877

On January 25, 1877, the US Senate moves as part of the Compromise of 1877 to cast 20 “undetermined” electoral votes for Republican Gov. Rutherford…

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Renaissance (Black) Man

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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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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Milne and the 100-acre Wood

On this day in 1882, English author Alan Alexander Milne is born in Kilburn, London, UK, to his schoolmaster father and devoted mother. Best known…

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We Didn’t Start the Fire

Despite the tone of many of my posts, I am, for the most part, a reasonable person. This is not by accident. As a salesman…

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Paradise Lost?

On January 17, 1893, Queen Liliuokalani, the rightful monarch of the Kingdom of Hawaii, is overthrown in a coup tacitly led by American sugar planters…

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