Tag: U.S. History

It took 10 minutes to convict 14-year-old George Stinney Jr. It took 70 years after his execution to exonerate him. | The Washington Post

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Lindsey Bever, The Washington Post George Stinney Jr was executed in 1944 for the murder of two white girls. (Reuters). Featured Image n March 1944, deep in the Jim Crow South, police came for 14-year-old George Stinney Jr. His parents weren’t at home. His little sister was hiding in the family’s chicken coop behind the house in Alcolu, a segregated […]
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Alabama moves to protect the Clotilda, believed to be the last ship to bring slaves to the US | CNN

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Ralph Ellis, CNN, CNN An illustration shows slaves being shackled on board a slave ship. Featured Image An Alabama state commission acted Friday to protect the schooner Clotilda, believed to be the last ship to bring enslaved people to the United States from Africa. The Alabama Historical Commission filed a claim under admiralty, or maritime law, in US District Court […]
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Valerie Cunningham to receive Inspiration Award for creating change | Sea Coast Online

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Anne Richter Arnold, Sea Coast Online Valerie Cunningham, founder of the Portsmouth Black Heritage Trail, left, and JerriAnne Boggis, director of the Portsmouth Black Heritage Trail, with one of the plaques to be placed at the Cooper Home at 171 Washington St. in Portsmouth during the trail’s 20th anniversary celebration in 2015. [File photo by Suzanne Laurent], Featured Image decades, […]
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