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I recently stumbled on a picture of a Black baby in an alligators mouth. I found this picture very distrubing, and decided to research the origin of it. I wanted to know was this real! It isn't really a question of whether African American babies were used as alligator bait, but the question is how frequent was the practice?
During slavery and the Jim Crow era in the United…Continue
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If this is you, call 1-800-962-2873
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In 1912, African-American Garrett Morgan invented the automatic traffic
signal, which led to our present day traffic lights.
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Hate is too great a burden to bear.
It injures the hater more than it injures the hated.
-Coretta Scott King, activist
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"Whatever we believe about ourselves
and our ability comes true for us." - Susan L. Taylor, journalist
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Did you know: In 1837, James McCune Smith
was the first African-American male to receive an
M.D. Degree from the University of Glasgow:
Rebecca Lee …Continue
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Did you know: From 1882-1968, 4,743 lynchings occurred in the
United States. Of these people that were lynched 3,446 were black;
Blacks lynched accounted for 72.7% of the people lynched. These
numbers seem large, but it is known that not all of the lynchings
were ever recorded. Out of the 4,743 people lynched only 1,297 white
people were lynched; that is…Continue
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Did you know: Mary Flora Bell (born 26 May 1957) is a British woman who,
as a child, strangled to death two little boys in Scotswood. She was convicted
in December 1968 of the manslaughter of the two boys, Martin Brown (aged four)
and Brian Howe (aged three). Bell was 11 when she was…Continue
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Peace I leave with you; my peace I give
you. I do not give to you as the world gives.
Do not let your hearts be troubled and
do not be afraid. John 14:27
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