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Samuel Green was born into slavery in East New Market, Maryland, around 1802. He worked as a farm slave in the fields of Dorchester County. While enslaved Samuel married a fellow bondsman named Catherine or "Kitty", with whom he later had two children, Samuel, Jr. (b. 1829) and Susan (b. 1831). Green's owner, Henry Nichols, died in 1832, bequeathing the black man his freedom five years later. During the next year, Samuel earned enough money to pay off his remaining four years of service. In…

Samuel Green was born into slavery in East New Market, Maryland, around 1802. He worked as a farm slave in the fields of Dorchester County. While enslaved Samuel married a fellow bondsman named Catherine or "Kitty", with whom he later had two children, Samuel, Jr. (b. 1829) and Susan (b. 1831). Green's owner, Henry Nichols, died in 1832, bequeathing the black man his freedom five years later. During the next year, Samuel earned enough money to pay off his remaining four years of service. In…

Stood up for President Trump and The First Lady....... Twitter: "I'll never lie down when @POTUS of this great country comes to shake my hand."  - Tom Gunderson, #VegasSurvivor

Stood up for President Trump and The First Lady....... Twitter: "I'll never lie down when @POTUS of this great country comes to shake my hand." - Tom Gunderson, #VegasSurvivor

History Made: Randall Woodfin Elected As Birmingham's New Mayor – BECAUSE OF THEM, WE CAN

History Made: Randall Woodfin Elected As Birmingham's New Mayor

History Made: Randall Woodfin Elected As Birmingham's New Mayor – BECAUSE OF THEM, WE CAN

The Black Man Must Wake Up|Yosef Ben Jochannan

The Black Man Must Wake Up|Yosef Ben Jochannan

Atlanta-based photographer Forest McMullin stumbled across African American cowboy culture by chance when a student of his mentioned her husband’s love of horses and rodeos. Throughout the country, he explains, individuals and communities are working to preserve the oft-overlooked history and heritage of the “black cowboys,” the men and women of color who are responsible for much of the country’s Western expansion. With Black Cowboys (and Girls), the photographer hopes to contribute to the…

canadianbeerandpostmodernism: “ “Atlanta-based photographer Forest McMullin stumbled across African American cowboy culture by chance when a student of his mentioned her husband’s love of horses and.

Standing as one of the most-heinous, race-motivated crimes in America’s history, the kidnapping & savage lynching of 14-year-old Emmett Till in Mississippi. Considered a transformative moment in the African-American Civil Rights Movement, Till’s death shocked a nation & still resonates deeply. Till’s murder helped push along the passing of the Civil Rights Act of 1957, which allowed the U.S. Department of Justice to investigate in local matters.

Standing as one of the most-heinous, race-motivated crimes in America’s history…

Wyatt Earp in Nome, Alaska with long-time friend and former Tombstone mayor and editor John Clum

the real Wyatt Earp in Nome, Alaska with long-time friend and former Tombstone mayor and editor John Clum

Police use dogs to quell civil unrest in Birmingham, Ala., in May 1963. Birmingham's police commissioner "Bull" Connor also allowed fire hoses to be turned on young civil rights demonstrators. These measures set off a backlash of sentiment that rejuvenated the flagging civil rights movement.

Police use dogs to quell civil unrest in Birmingham, Ala., in May Birmingham's police commissioner "Bull" Connor also allowed fire hoses to be turned on young civil rights demonstrators.

One of several unarmed black men killed by police in 2014 - 2015. A disturbing trend.

“timemagazine: “TIME’s new cover: Black Lives Matter. ” We been telling yall.

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