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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

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"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

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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…

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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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from BuzzFeed

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.

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