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    Fear of a Black President - Ta-Nehisi Coates - The Atlantic

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    African American history to Barack Obama

    ........and this is why I love my President.

    Queen Elizabeth II with USA Presidents.

    Before he announced to the nation that Osama bin Laden had been killed in a strategic raid by American Special Forces, President Obama personally briefed his predecessors, George W. Bush, who launched the War on Terror during his tenure in office, and President Bill Clinton.

    from original pin: "Lenora Branch Fulani the first African American to achieve ballot access in all fifty states receiving more votes for President in a U.S. general election than any other woman in history."

    They Came Before Columbus (Paperback) Remember when you learned that Christopher Columbus "discovered" the New World. Well, that was a bold-faced lie. The "New World" was quite old to the natives who had lived there for centuries. Futhermore, this book by the renowned Ivan Van Sertima explores the evidence that ancient Africans had arrived in the Americas long before the Spanish. An excellent resource for students of history, young and old.

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    Booker Taliaferro Washington (April 5, 1856[1] – November 14, 1915) was an African-American educator, author, and advisor to Republican presidents. He was the dominant figure in the African-American community in the United States from 1890 to 1915. Representative of the last generation of black American leaders born in slavery, he spoke on behalf of the large majority of blacks who lived in the South but had lost their ability to vote through disfranchisement by southern legislatures. While his

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    "I want history to remember me not just as the first black woman to be elected to Congress, not as the first black woman to have made a bid for the presidency of the United States, but as a black woman who lived in the 20th century and dared to be herself." Shirley Chisholm 1968. Hero.

    Fultz Quadruplets (born May 23, 1946, Rockingham, North Carolina) became the first identical African American quadrulets on record. They are pictured meeting President Kennedy.

    Happy Birthday Brother Malcolm. You are sorely missed Today marks the 87th birthday of Brother Malcolm. His life is one that should be understood and celebrated by all who seek truth, liberty, freedom and equality. Today I honour his memory with the following article. Feel free to read, comment and share. What say YE?!!! dadisispeaks.word...

    Heartbreaking moment in history. Jesse & Ruth Owens arrive home from the 1936 Berlin Olympics. Son of a sharecropper and grandson of slaves, Owens won a record 4 gold medals in the very presence of Adolph Hitler. Owens said, “When I came back to my native country... I couldn’t ride in the front of the bus. I had to go to the back door. I couldn’t live where I wanted. I wasn’t invited to shake hands with Hitler, but I wasn’t invited to the White House to shake hands with the President, either.”

    President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama

    .Know your history!!

    The unfortunate reality.

    "I am not a racist. I am against every form of racism and segregation, every form of discrimination. I believe in human beings, and that all human beings should be respected as such, regardless of their color." - El-Hajj Malik El-Shabazz a.k.a Malcolm X

    Rare gathering of five presidents at Bush Library dedication - PhotoBlog

    Our president through the ages