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Three Things You Need To Know About Emmett Till, part one

His death was the first Black Lives Matter moment.

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Three Great Americans You Need To Know About, Part One: Langston Hughes

Poetry is not something that most people read. Let’s be honest, when was the last time you, or anyone you…

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10 Innocent People Who Were Executed, Part Seven: Leo Jones

The execution of a person who can show that he is innocent comes perilously close to simple murder.

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Three Things You Need To Know About Harriet Tubman

Three lessons from a critical patriot.

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Posted in African AMerican History Billie Holiday Civil Rights History Lynching Subversives US History White Privledge

Subversive Bands: Billy Holiday and “Strange Fruit”

A song to remind us of a sad and sadistic tradition in American history.

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Subversive Bands, Part Three: Gil Scott Heron, “The Revolution Will Not Be Televised”

The revolution will not be a re-run brothers.

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Singer, Dancer, Superstar, Spy: Josephine Baker

before the was Beyonce, there was Josephine Baker

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What You Need To Know About Immigration, Part One: The Meaning of the 14th Amendment

When equality fails, so too fails America.

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Three Great Fights of Muhammad Ali: Part One, Ali v. Sonny Liston (1964)

Call me by my name.

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Booker T. Washington: Up From Slavery

Struggle reveals the character inherent in being African American.

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Podcast: The Secret Massacre

This is the first podcast from Historydojo. For more podcasts and early access, go to Patreon.com/historydodjo.

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Wall Street Is a Slave Burial Ground

The bodies of slave women and children were discovered in 1991 buried beneath Wall Street.