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Am Gesetz vorbei: Den Amerikanischen Bürgerkrieg hatten die Südstaaten...On law by: The American Civil War had the southern states lost and with it the lucrative slave labor on their plantations. In 1865 founded the Ku Klux Klan many whites saw an opportunity to take revenge on the suddenly free and equal ex-slaves or keep them away by violence and intimidation of election and the social life.

Under pressure from FBI’s counterintelligence program, Black Panther Eldridge Cleaver and his wife Kathleen left the United States for Algeria. There, he set up the International Section of the Black Panther Party which quickly became the hangout of revolutionaries from the Vietnamese and African liberation movements.

Queen Theodora – (497-548 AD) – the wife of the Byzantine Emperor Justinian I, emperor of the Roman Empire. She was declared a saint by the Orthodox Christian Church and is believed to be the most powerful and influential woman in the history of the Roman Empire.

Fascinating. The only probable picture of Kate Warne, the first female detective. Not only was she the first detective, but she even went on to save the life of president elect Abraham Lincoln after uncovering a plot to assassinate him on the way to Washington D.C. to take office. She was best known for being a master of disguise, able to switch from Union soldier, to Southern debutante, to a harmless grandmother.

This 1940s ad for Pepsi is one of the first ads specifically targeted toward African Americans. The young boy pictured is Ron Brown, future United States Secretary of Commerce.

Hose Company No. 4 | 1919 African American fire fighters stationed at Hose Company No. 4, Los Angeles, CA

Henry Frederick, Prince of Wales (19 February 1594 – 6 November 1612) was the eldest son of King James I & VI and Anne of Denmark. His name comes from grandfathers Henry Stuart, Lord Darnley and Frederick II of Denmark.Prince Henry was widely seen as a bright promising heir to his father's throne.However, at the age of 18, he predeceased his father when he died of typhoid fever.Subsequently, heirship to the English and Scottish thrones passed to his younger brother Charles. by lisby1, via…

Community Post: 14 Badass Nelson Mandela Facts

Nelson Mandela - This man that changed the world grew up in a tiny village and was the 1st member of his family to attend school. His father, who served as a royal counselor to tribal chiefs, died when he was 9. Mandela was adopted by the Thembu regent, Chief Jongintaba Dalindyebo. He was given a Christian name "Nelson" by his teacher - the name means "the son of the champion."

Who Were You In A Past Life?

Edward IV (1442 - 1483). King from 1461 - 1470 and 1471 - 1483. He fought against Henry VI in the War of the Roses. He married Elizabeth Woodville and had many children. He won the throne in 1461 after beating his cousin, Henry VI. He again had to fight his cousin when Margaret of Anjou invaded in 1470, but beat them again a year later. He died young in 1483.

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