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THE AMISTAD REBELLION: An Atlantic Odyssey of Slavery and Freedom by Marcus Rediker-- A unique account of the most successful slave rebellion in American history—from the award-winning author of THE SLAVE SHIP


"The Iliad and the Odyssey: The Heroic Story of the Trojan War and the Fabulous Adventures of Odysseus" (1956) illustrated by American artist & illustrator duo Alice (b.1918) & Martin Provensen (1916-1987). via my vintage book collection


Westworld (HBO-October 2, 2016) a science fiction thriller developed by Jonathan Nolan, Lisa Joy based on the 1973 film. Written and directed by American novelist Michael Crichton. Executive Producers: Nolan, Joy, J. J. Abrams, Bryan Burk. Plot: A "dark odyssey about the dawn of artificial consciousness and the future of sin. A futuristic theme park called Westworld. Stars: Anthony Hopkins, Ed Harris, Evan Rachel Wood, James Marsden, Thandie Newton, Tessa Thompson, and others. Poster…


DNA Analysis Shows That Native American Genealogy Is One of the Most Unique in the World - The destruction of their culture is one of the most shameful aspects of our history, the extent of the damage that was done is still being down-played and denied entry into textbooks and history-lessons to this day.

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23 Amazing Black History Tumblrs

In 1948, President Harry S Truman issued Executive Order 9981 which ended segregation in the armed forces. By using an Executive Order Truman was able to bypass Congressional opposition.