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Black Fact of the Day: July 27, 2019 – Brought to you by Black365
July 27, 2019
On this day, July 27, 1815, the U.S. attacked Fort Negro in Florida, killing nearly 300 in an effort to capture Africans that escaped enslavement. Brought to you by the Black365 Calendar. ... read more »
Confronting Academia’s Ties to Slavery and Reparations
February 28, 2019
Reparations for the descendants of African slaves has been talked about ad infinitum, yet there has been virtually no legislative action taken to make this happen.    (Congressman John Conyers could not even to get a reparations bill out of committee for more than twenty years—to simply do a study on reparations.)  Today’s column summarizes a “major” conference at Harvard University about slavery, universities and reparations.  A New York Times article by Jennifer Schussler, Confronting Academia’s Ties to Slavery, recaps the conference. ... read more »
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