Category : History

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Joseph H. Vann

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Joseph H. Vann, a prominent figure in Cherokee history, was born in Spring Place, Georgia, and left an indelible mark on the landscape of the...
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Leroy Nicholas Barnes

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Leroy Nicholas Barnes, also known as “Nicky” Barnes, was a prominent figure in the New York drug trade during the 1970s. Born in 1933 in...
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The Cockstock Affair

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The Cockstock Affair, a pivotal event in Oregon’s history, has been the subject of intense debate and controversy for decades. This incident, which took place...
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Elbert Williams

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The abduction and subsequent murder of NAACP leader Elbert Williams in Brownsville, Tennessee, on June 20, 1940, stands as a tragic example of racial violence...
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Willa Beatrice Brown

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Willa Beatrice Brown made history as a trailblazing aviator, breaking barriers and paving the way for future generations of women and African American pilots. Born...
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The Battle of Henry Johnson

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The Battle of Henry Johnson statue in Washington Park commemorates the heroic actions of Henry Johnson, an African American soldier who served during World War...