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Touted as one of Americas most livable cities, Columbia has a history of independence and triumph. But that history also has a darker side, one that isnt told quite as often. The capital city s past is filled with salacious tales of debauchery, including a notorious pickpocket bold enough to victimize a mayor and a tradition of dueling that ruined lives over petty insults. From triple hangings at Potters Field to the lure of ladies of the evening, Columbia has a history as hot as its…

Touted as one of Americas most livable cities, Columbia has a history of independence and triumph. But that history also has a darker side, one that isnt told quite as often. The capital city s past is filled with salacious tales of debauchery, including a notorious pickpocket bold enough to victimize a mayor and a tradition of dueling that ruined lives over petty insults. From triple hangings at Potters Field to the lure of ladies of the evening, Columbia has a history as hot as its…

Long before African-American ballerina Misty Copeland danced her way into American Ballet Theater, Raven Wilkinson was already a living legend as the first African-American woman to be signed by a ...

Little Known Black History Fact:Raven Wilkinson-Long before African-American ballerina Misty Copeland danced her way into American Ballet Theater,Raven Wilkinson was already a living legend as the African-American woman to be signed by a major ballet

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The Wives of Kings, Evers, and X

Homage to the strong women of the Civil rights movement: Betty Shabazz, Coretta Scott King, and Myrlie Evers-Williams. This is a lovely pictures of thses strong African American women.

Marker unveiling to honor Elizabeth Evelyn Wright, founder of Voorhees College

Marker unveiling to honor Elizabeth Evelyn Wright, founder of Voorhees College

Jim Perry (1858–1918) was an African American cowboy and top hand, the highest-ranked cowboy on the three million-acre XIT Ranch Texas. Perry established himself as an expert roper, rider, bronc buster, cook, and musician.

Jim Perry an African American cowboy and top hand; was the highest-ranked cowboy on a 3 million acre XIT ranch in Texas. Perry established himself as an expert roper, rider, bronc buster, cook, and musician.

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