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Aggrey, James Emman Kwegyir

(Encyclopedia) Aggrey, James Emman Kwegyir ĕm´ən kwĕg´yĭr ăg´rē [key], 1875–1927, African educator and missionary, b. Anamabu, Gold Coast (now Ghana). Educated at Livingstone College,…

Turner, Nat

(Encyclopedia) Turner, Nat, 1800–1831, American slave, leader of the Southampton Insurrection (1831), b. Southampton co., Va. Deeply religious from childhood, Turner was a natural…

revitalization movement

(Encyclopedia) revitalization movement, political-religious movements promising deliverance from deprivation, the elimination of foreign domination, and a new interpretation of the…

Black Power

by Stokely Carmichael It's a privilege and an honor to be in the white intellectual ghetto of the West. This is a student conference, as it should be, held on a campus, and we'll never…

The Journals of Lewis & Clark: July 23, 1806

by Meriwether Lewis and William Clark July 22, 1806July 22, 1806July 24, 1806July 23, 1806 Wednesdy July 23rd 1806 I dispatched Drewyer an Joseph fields this morning to hunt. I…

Matchbox Twenty

Mad Season By Matchbox TwentyLava/Atlantic He now has one of the most recognizable voices on the face of the planet, but Matchbox Twenty's Rob Thomas is much more than just the guy who sang…

Lena Waithe

Lena Waithe is a television writer and producer who is also known for her acting role in the TV series Master of None. Waithe also produced and wrote the 2019 feature film Queen & Slim (starring…

Homer Plessy

Homer Plessey was the man in the middle of the 1896 Supreme Court ruling that confirmed the rule of "separate but equal" in United States law. Homer Plessey was a light-skinned Creole of European…