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Did You Know in 1990, Barack Obama Was Elected the First Black President of Harvard's Law Review?

Did You Know in 1990, Barack Obama Was Elected the First Black President of Harvard’s Law Review?

— ADVERTISEMENT — Harvard law review is a monthly law review journal that is student-operated and highly prestigious. The history of the Review goes back to the year 1887 when it made its first publication. The core objective of the publication is to provide an academic platform for legal knowledge. In its history, the review …

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Did You Know the Oldest Christian Church in the World Was Founded in 42 (AD), the Coptic Church of Egypt & Ethiopia?

Did You Know the Oldest Christian Church in the World Was Founded in 42 (AD), the Coptic Church of Egypt & Ethiopia?

The Coptic Church of Egypt and Ethiopia was founded in 42 CE (AD) and is the oldest Christian Denomination in the World. It’s founder was Saint Mark who was one the first Apostles of Jesus. He went back to his home country in Africa to spread the “Good News” (the Gospel). The church he founded …

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Did You Know He Is The Inventor of the Personal Computer Who Holds 3 Patents for the Design?

Did You Know He Is The Inventor of the Personal Computer Who Holds 3 Patents for the Design?

IBM introduced the Personal Computer in 1984 thanks to the work of this man who holds three of the patents for the design. The Inventor of the Personal Computer Mark E. Dean (born March 2, 1957) is an American inventor and a computer engineer. He led the design team for making a one-gigahertz computer processor …

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Did You Know Freed Slave Clara Brown Built a Laundry Business & Helped Former Slaves During the Colorado Gold Rush?

Did You Know Freed Slave Clara Brown Built a Laundry Business & Helped Former Slaves During the Colorado Gold Rush?

One of America’s heroines You never hear about is Clara Brown. She assisted in the settlement and development of freed slaves. Clara Brown was born in 1800 in Virginia as a slave. Clara together with her mother “belonged” to a horrible man by the name of Ambrose Smith, a farmer. (To think you can own …

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Did You Know Queen Nzingha Was the Diplomatic & Military Leader of Matamba and Ndongo Kingdoms?

Did You Know Queen Nzingha Was the Diplomatic & Military Leader of Matamba and Ndongo Kingdoms?

Queen Nzingha was born in 1653 and ruled Matamba and Ndongo Kingdoms (Angola). That was the reason she was also known as Amazon Queen of Matamba. She was named among great leaders of Africa in 17th Century. Queen Nzingha was known for her diplomacy and excellent military leader. It came a time when Portuguese troops …

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Yona Roshen Knight-Wisdom Becomes the First Male Jamaican Diver to Qualify For the Olympics 4

Yona Roshen Knight-Wisdom Becomes the First Male Jamaican Diver to Qualify For the Olympics

A huge congratulations to Yona Roshen Knight-Wisdom! At the mere age of 20, the one and only Jamaican Commeonwealth Diver, Yona Roshen Knight-Wisdom, came in 17th place in the men’s 3m springboard preliminary during the 2016 FINA Diving World Cup at Maria Lenk Aquatics Centre, qualifying him for the 2016 Rio Olympics. This makes him …

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Did You Know Huey P. Newton Earned His PhD & Focused His Dissertation on the Black Panthers? [Read His Paper Here] 2

Did You Know Huey P. Newton Earned His PhD & Focused His Dissertation on the Black Panthers? [Read His Paper Here]

Huey P. Newton was a political activist and doctorate of social philosophy, who along with cofounder Bobby Seale formed The Black Panther Party. Newton’s role would be that of chief theoretician. Thus, Newton provided the philosophical foundation in which the party relied upon to draw its overall belief system and ideas for the future. Newton …

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Did You Know This Was the First All Black Basketball Team & They Beat the Original Celtics?

Did You Know This Was the First All Black Basketball Team & They Beat the Original Celtics?

The aim here is to throw some light on the first all black basketball team established in the United States by Robert “Bob” Douglas. It was initially named the Spartan braves. The team eventually had numerous achievements during their 25 years run. The New York Rens also knows as Rens, Big R five and New …

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FORMER SLAVE CREATES THE FIRST BLACK DOLL COMPANY FOR HIS DAUGHTERS, HERE’S WHY

FORMER SLAVE CREATES THE FIRST BLACK DOLL COMPANY FOR HIS DAUGHTERS, HERE’S WHY

Richard Henry Boyd, born Dick Gray on March 5, 1843, the former slave renamed himself Richard Henry Boyd after the Civil War. Boyd eventually became an entrepreneur and wore many hats throughout his life—preacher, missionary, publisher, banker, educator, writer, and Black Nationalist. Among other things, Boyd founded the National Negro Doll Company in 1911. According …

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