So sad as Court Sentences 200 Level Student Of Lead City University Ibadan To Death By Hanging   A High Court in Ibadan Oyo State has sentenced Moshood Owolabi a 200-level student of Lead City University Ibadan to die by hanging for stabbing his fellow student to death.  According to the News Agency of Nigeria Mr. Owolabi of the Physical and Health Education Department had caused the death of Mr. Seun Kolawole by stabbing him with a bottle.  In his judgment on Wednesday Justice Adegboye…

So sad as Court Sentences 200 Level Student Of Lead City University Ibadan To Death By Hanging A High Court in Ibadan Oyo State has sentenced Moshood Owolabi a 200-level student of Lead City University Ibadan to die by hanging for stabbing his fellow student to death. According to the News Agency of Nigeria Mr. Owolabi of the Physical and Health Education Department had caused the death of Mr. Seun Kolawole by stabbing him with a bottle. In his judgment on Wednesday Justice Adegboye…

The young black janitor who changed the world ... Vivien Thomas (1910-1985). In 1944, Hopkins' surgery chief, Dr. Alfred Blalock, successfully operated on the heart of a 9-pound child, a "blue baby." As Blalock prepared to make his historic incision, he looked around the operating room and asked, "Where's Vivien?" Blalock would not begin surgery until his janitor-turned-surgical assistant, Vivien Thomas, was there to guide the procedure. Prejudice long kept Thomas' crucial role…

The young black janitor who changed the world ... Vivien Thomas (1910-1985). In 1944, Hopkins' surgery chief, Dr. Alfred Blalock, successfully operated on the heart of a 9-pound child, a "blue baby." As Blalock prepared to make his historic incision, he looked around the operating room and asked, "Where's Vivien?" Blalock would not begin surgery until his janitor-turned-surgical assistant, Vivien Thomas, was there to guide the procedure. Prejudice long kept Thomas' crucial role…

In 1921, the Greenwood Avenue district of Tulsa, Oklahoma was an exemplar of what a motivated African American middle class could accomplish. Dubbed, "The Negro Wall Street," Greenwood Avenue was populated by successful African American families, businesses, hospitals and churches. All this would change on May 31.

In 1921, the Greenwood Avenue district of Tulsa, Oklahoma was an exemplar of what a motivated African American middle class could accomplish. Dubbed, "The Negro Wall Street," Greenwood Avenue was populated by successful African American families, businesses, hospitals and churches. All this would change on May 31.

US Slave: “We Are Literally Slaves”: An Early Twentieth-Century Black Nanny Sets the Record Straight

US Slave: “We Are Literally Slaves”: An Early Twentieth-Century Black Nanny Sets the Record Straight

Black Women who were Lynched in America  More research has revealed there are over 150 documented cases of African American women lynched in America.  Four of them were known to have been pregnant. You can see the full list at the post Recorded Cases of Black Female Lynching Victims 1886-1957: More on Black Women Who Were Lynched.)

Black Women who were Lynched in America

Black Women who were Lynched in America More research has revealed there are over 150 documented cases of African American women lynched in America. Four of them were known to have been pregnant. You can see the full list at the post Recorded Cases of Black Female Lynching Victims 1886-1957: More on Black Women Who Were Lynched.)

Enslaved women, regardless of their age, were viewed as seducers of White men. This was a way for slave owners or plantation overseers to justify their raping of the black women.

Enslaved women, regardless of their age, were viewed as seducers of White men. This was a way for slave owners or plantation overseers to justify their raping of the black women.

Many people wonder why Africans and African Americans can't just "get over this". In school, we learned about the Holocaust. We went to hear people speak about their experience, we wrote papers on the Holocaust. We were shown pictures, we read books on it, watched documentaries of it.

The Untold History of Post-Civil War 'Neoslavery'

Many people wonder why Africans and African Americans can't just "get over this". In school, we learned about the Holocaust. We went to hear people speak about their experience, we wrote papers on the Holocaust. We were shown pictures, we read books on it, watched documentaries of it.

”Tell me again why we should forget I see that you haven’t forgotten Pearl Harbor yet Tell me again why you say you can’t You paid everyone else for their time in the camps Tell me again why we should...

”Tell me again why we should forget I see that you haven’t forgotten Pearl Harbor yet Tell me again why you say you can’t You paid everyone else for their time in the camps Tell me again why we should...

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