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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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The Arc of the Moral Universe

On this day in 1929, Martin Luther King, Jr. was born to a Baptist minister and his church organist wife in Atlanta, GA. Becoming a…

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A Cad of The Lost Cause

On this day in 1963, George C. Wallace, four-time governor of Alabama and four-time presidential hopeful, is sworn in as the 45th Governor of Alabama….

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The Nation’s First From Old Dominion

On this day in 1990 Douglas Wilder becomes the first-ever African American elected governor of a US state, and the first governor of color in…

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The Freedom of Said Persons

On this day in 1863, President Lincoln issues the Emancipation Proclamation, declaring all slaves held in the Confederate States of America free. While this edict…

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Tecumseh, the Blazing Comet of the Ohio Valley

On this day in 1813, a combined British and Indian force is defeated by General William Henry Harrison’s American army at the Battle of the…

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