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Huckleberry Finn is Published Revealing a Shocking Culture

On this day in 1885,The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, Mark Twain’s famous and infamous tale of the antebellum South, is first published. Though Twain himself…

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Frances Ellen Watkins Harper and Black History Month

It’s black history month. Here is a poem by a black abolitionist about black women losing their children because they were sold off. The Slave…

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James “Cool Papa” Bell and the Baseball Hall of Fame

On this day in 1974, James “Cool Papa” Bell was inducted in the the National Baseball Hall of Fame. Said to be the fastest man…

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Racism Is Taught

I saw a post on facebook the other day, and this poster reckoned as how racist of today were probably beat up by blacks sometime…

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From the Emancipation Proclamation to the 13th Amendment

On this day in 1865, the US House of Representatives passes the 13th Amendment to the Constitution, abolishing slavery in the United States, so to…

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A Drop in Gay Suicides

This, I suspect, is a big part of the reason the (not really) “christian” pretender in chief so vehemently decries making it legal. To say…

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