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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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Hawaii from the Spanish-American War to Statehood

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

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George Wallace, Segregation and the Racial Divide

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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Trump’s War

The following is an excerpt from a post I made on Facebook 6 years ago. It goes double today. Just because I don’t support Benjamin…

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The Nelson Touch

On this day in 1806, Vice-Admiral Horatio Nelson, 1st Viscount Nelson, 1st Duke of Bronté, KB, and Britain’s greatest naval hero is interred at St….

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