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Members of the national security team receive an update on the mission against Osama bin Laden in the Situation Room of the White House on May 1.The 45 Most Powerful Images Of 2011

The great abolitionist Frederick Douglass and his grandson Joseph. Photo: Avery Research Center for African American History and Culture

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12 Fascinating Facts About Jackie Kennedy's Iconic Pink Suit

Jackie would not take off the suit until she arrived back at the White House the following morning.

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Elizabeth "Liz" Nichols was pepper sprayed in the face last Nov. 11 during an Occupy Portland protest. She has moved her excessive force lawsuit from state to federal court. Photo credit: Randy Rasmussen/The Oregonian

Although it's an incredibly chilling time in history, it's an amazing photo. Jesse Owens won four gold medals at the 1936 Olympics which were held in Nazi Germany.

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The 'white' slave children of New Orleans: Images of pale mixed-race slaves used to drum up sympathy among wealthy donors in 1860s

FOLKS were sold "A BILL OF GOODS", and they have loved it ever since! DONT JUST PIN! THINK, READ & LEARN!! …3 SLAVES??? Well, the image looks convincing enough, unfortunately these were largely work of orphanages in New Orleans seeking money from RICH WHITE DONORS in the north. Agencies used mixed-breed Children (who looked mostly White) poor and abandoned (which wasn't the case). It seem to have worked quite well. It's quite interesting when you get the facts behind some images!

Elizabeth Blackwell was rejected by 19+ medical schools but was finally accepted by Geneva Medical College in NY. She graduated on January 23, 1849 to become the first female doctor in history.

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The Most Powerful Images Of World War I

German troops wearing gas masks and throwing hand grenades, 23 Apr 1916. || The Most Powerful Images Of World War I

George W. Bush and his inner circle, photographed in the Cabinet Room of the White House in December 2001. From left: Secretary of State Colin Powell, Vice President Dick Cheney, the president, National-Security Adviser Condoleezza Rice, White House chief of staff Andrew Card, C.I.A. director George Tenet (seated), and Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld. Photograph by Annie Leibovitz.

Eartha Mary Magdalene White, (in picture with mother Clara) a prominent African-American resident of Jacksonville, Florida, was widely known for her humanitarian and philanthropic endeavors in northeast Florida. Born on November 8, 1876, and reared by her adoptive, altruistic mother, Clara English White, Eartha White displayed a lifelong commitment to helping others. Over the years Eartha White operated a department store, a taxi service, and a steam laundry, and was licensed as a real…


The path less traveled is always sweeter.

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Every World Press Photo Winner From 1955-2011

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The 18 Most Dazzling Photos From National Geographic's History

Hong Kong, 1931, The 18 Most Dazzling Photos From National Geographic’s History. Stairs, trapper, people, city view, vintage, photo, sapira, history.

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36 Stunning Color Photos Of The Kennedy White House

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