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Black Wall Street was the most prosperous black community in America located in Greenwood Tulsa, Ok. It was also known as “Little Africa”. The community had hundreds of businesses all Negro owned & their motto was “To educate every child”. June 1, 1921 supremacists bombed & killed over 3000 & destroyed over 600 businesses. 21 churches, 21 restaurants, 30 grocery stores, a hospital, bank, 2 theaters, post office, law offices, a half dozen private airplanes, a bus system & schools.

Tulsa race riot- Believed to be the single worst incident of racial violence in American history, the bloody 1921 Tulsa race riot has continued to haunt Oklahomans to the present day.

Archaeologists in Madrid study remains buried under the Convent of the Barefoot Trinitarians on Jan. 24. Tests proved the remains belonged to Miguel de Cervantes, the author of Don Quixote. Cervantes wanted to be buried at the convent because the nuns raised money and paid a ransom for his release when he was a young man held captive in North Africa.

The Reason Cervantes Asked To Be Buried Under A Convent

Tests have confirmed the bones under a Madrid convent belong to Spain's most famous writer. He wished to be buried there because the nuns raised money and paid a ransom when he was captive in Africa.

Los Angeles Flood of 1938: The Destruction Begins

Los Angeles Flood of 1938: The Destruction Begins

The 1938 flooding of the L. River caused unprecedented destruction all across the county.

Interstate 75 slices the city of Cincinnati in half like an orange. On one side is the city’s Catholic working class west, while the east side is favored by...

Cincinnati Built a Subway System 100 Years Ago–But Never Used It

Interstate 75 slices the city of Cincinnati in half like an orange. On one side is the city’s Catholic working class west, while the east side is favored by.

New York Times: June 28, 2014 - WWI wasn't the war to end all wars, but it did change them forever

The War to End All Wars? Hardly. But It Did Change Them Forever.

World War I destroyed kings, kaisers, czars and sultans; it demolished empires; it introduced chemical weapons; it brought millions of women into the work force.

Developers on Chicago's North Side have been rapidly buying up buildings that long housed the very low-income. Now the city is trying to slow them down.

What happens when housing for the poor is remodeled as luxury studios

What happens when housing for the poor is remodeled as luxury studios - The Washington Post

The Tenement Museum on the Lower East receives a visit from the last living resident who remembers the building as it was in the 1930s.

Lower East Side Tenement Museum Welcomes a Former Resident

The Tenement Museum on the Lower East receives a visit from the last living resident who remembers the building as it was in the

A bloody story of medieval violence against Jews in the name of the Christian god.

The First Victims of the First Crusade

In this column, writer Susan Jacoby argues the religious violence we see today echoes that of the Crusades in its origins, consequences and relation to the broader religious contexts.

Osama bin Laden's compound, known locally as the Waziristan Haveli, was an upper-class mansion that was used as a safe house for militant Islamist Osama bin Laden, who was shot and killed there by U.S. forces on May 2, 2011. Bin Laden was reported to have evaded capture by living in a section of the house for at least five years, having no Internet or phone connection, and hiding away from the public.

Waziristan Haveli is an upperclass mansion in Bilal,Abbottabad,Pakistan used as a hideout by Osama Bin Laden where he was killed in a raid by U. Navy SEALS in May

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French colonial possessions at the turn of the century included Indochina, today Vietnam; the city of Hanoi was built up with much European-style architecture - a Europeanized/globalized world.

Overview : 103 Orchard

Tenement Museum, New York City – 103 Orchard

Farewell, the New Frontier

Farewell, the New Frontier

Smithsonian's National Air and Space Museum welcomes Discovery to space collection, we need to go see this kiddo!

In France, Artifacts of America’s Role in World War I:  The country is full of American war monuments, from the grand to the intimate.

In France, Artifacts of America’s Role in World War I

In France, Artifacts of America’s Role in World War I. A small monument near Euvezin, France, marks the spot where Maj. Bland was killed in

Caked in dust on shelves at the Surrogate’s Courthouse in Manhattan are leather-bound volumes and stacks of parchment that, in a way, sketch out the story of New York City. Some of these early records swear allegiance to King George III, and the names of historic figures like Alexander Hamilton and Aaron Burr pop up in documents from their time working as lawyers in the city. Occasionally, researchers (both academic and amateur) visit the vast collection, but it's mostly staff members who…

Caked in dust and dating back to the written records of a growing city are headed to new homes, to be preserved and made accessible to researchers.

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