Category : Politics

History Politics

Hiram R. Revels

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Hiram R. Revels is the first African American to serve in the United States Senate. Hiram R. Revels was born on September 27, 1827, in...
History Politics

Alexander Kelly

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First Sergeant Alexander Kelly of Pennsylvania was one of several Camp William Penn warriors of the 6th U.S. Colored Troops to earn the Medal of...
History Politics

Fannie Lou Hamer

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Fannie Lou Townsend Hamer rose from humble beginnings in the Mississippi Delta to become one of the most important, passionate, and powerful voices of the...
History Politics

Nicholas Biddle

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The first man to shed blood during the Civil war was escaped slave Nicholas Biddle of Pottsville, PA. Very little is known of Biddle’s life....
History Politics

Martin Robison Delany

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During the Civil War, Martin Robison Delany was a vigorous proponent of African American participation in the military defense of the nation, and he became...
International Politics

Winnie Mandela

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Winnie Mandela (born Nomzamo Winifred Zanyiwe Madikizela on 26 September 1936) is the former wife of South African President Nelson Mandela and former leader of...