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Whiskey brand honors the enslaved man who taught Jack Daniels how to make the now famous drink!

We’ve covered the story of how an enslaved man, Nathan ‘Nearest’ Green, actually taught Jack Daniels how to make bourbon. He has been recognized in very small moves as the godfather of Tenessee Whiskey but it is still not mainstream knowledge. However, if you are a JD drinker it may now be time to switch. In …

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Black History is British History! Here are some British Hidden History Figures

The British education system conveniently leaves out a lot of its cruelest history and in my personal experience shys away from including any positiv influence from Black people before the 60s. But for many reasons the cold isles of Britain have had Black people wevaed into their history for some time, for good and for …

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Allyson Felix breaks world record held by Usain Bolt 10 months after giving birth

It’s big news when a record set by none other than Usain Bolt is broken, especially when it is done so by a woman who gave birth less than a year ago! Of course, it wasn’t his 100m record but this is a HUGE feat none the less and oozes #BlackGirlMagic! Olympic sprinter Allyson Felix …

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Abolitionism and the Underground Railroad-1831

Slavery in the United States was characterized by the grave mistreatment of African Americans. However, the first half of the 19th century came with an awakening where many people in northern states began opposing slavery aka abolitionists. These societies went against White Southerners who were benefiting from the slavery system. This movement later became known …

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The Statue of Liberty was created to celebrate freed slaves, not immigrants!

Ellis Island, the inspection station through which millions of immigrants passed, didn’t open until six years after the statue of liberty was unveiled in 1886! So what was its original meaning and purpose? The Washington Post says that “Lady Liberty was inspired by the end of the Civil War and emancipation. The connection to immigration …

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