Tag: Black History

N.J. sending teachers to visit trans-Atlantic slave sites to teach black history in public schools | The Philadelphia Inquirer

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FacebookTwitterMailNew Jersey public school teachers will get to travel to trans-Atlantic sites associated with the slave trade to learn how to better teach black history — not just in February but year-round — to comply with a decades-old state mandate. The initiative was announced Friday as a new program under the state’s Amistad law, which requires all public schools to […]
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READ: The revealing last letter written by Patrice Lumumba to the UN before his assassination | Face2Face Africa

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FacebookTwitterMailBorn on July 2, 1925, Patrice Emery Lumumba was only 36 when he was brutally assassinated on January 17, 1961. After being executed by firing squad, his body was exhumed and dissolved in acid. He was the first legally elected prime minister of the Republic of Congo after he helped the country gain its independence from Belgium in 1960. Patrice […]
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Will America’s Universities Point The Way Towards Reparations For Slavery? | Forbes

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Georgetown University recently announced that it plans to raise around $400,000 a year to pay for reparations. They would go to the descendants of enslaved people who were exploited by Jesuit plantations and who were eventually sold to bring revenue to the university. A number of other universities, including Princeton Theological Seminary, have also announced plans for reparations. The moral […]
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