Today in history

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1. There have been 5 attempts to ban coffee throughout history, the last attempt being in 1777 by Frederick the Great of Prussia who issued a manifesto declaring beer’s superiority over coffee. He believed that coffee interfered with the country’s beer consumption.

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On December 5th, Nelson Mandela passed away. The anti-apartheid icon was in and out of the hospital throughout the year as he fought a recurring lung infection. As the world comes together to pray for his family, we're taking a look back at his amazing 95 years of life. Join us in remembering the former leader.

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Minority students are less likely to have access to advanced math and science classes and veteran teachers. Black students of any age, even the youngest preschoolers, are more likely to be suspended. And students with disabilities are more likely than other students to be tied down or placed alone in a room as a form of discipline.

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Felicia Monk