Tanya Seldon

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In New England, Recognizing A Little-Known History Of Slavery

Two men are sliding nine pine coffins into a vault in the ground on Chestnut Street in downtown Portsmouth, N.H. The remains were disinterred in 2003, part of a long-forgotten burial ground for African slaves discovered during routine road work. Now, they are being reburied among 200 other long …

Little Known Black History Fact: Crenshaw Slave House

The Crenshaw House of Southern Illinois, better known as the “Old Slave House,” rests in Gallatin County and is the site of one of most atrocious …

#BlackLivesMatter: The Politics and History Surrounding Memorial Day

Sometimes the present can define the past or at the very least offer a better way to understand it.<p>The recent political campaign #BlackLivesMatters has in the span of three short words been able to articulate a claim that I tried to make in my book of over 100,000 words.<p>As the nation begins to …

Martin Robison Delany: A Surgeon, Highest Ranking Black Civil War Soldier And The "Father Of Black Nationalism"

Martin Robison Delany was an African American abolitionist, the first African American Field Officer in the U.S Army, and one of the earliest African …

Abolitionist John Riland’s account of the slave ship.

<i>Excerpted from</i> <b>The Slave Ship</b> <i>by Marcus Rediker. Published by Viking Penguin.</i><p><i>This article supplements Episode 2 of The History of American Slavery, our</i> …

Sharing is Caring: Introducing Your Ancestors on Social Media – The NextGen Genealogy Network

<b>Celebrate a month.</b> Although Family History Month rolls around only once a year, there are a number of months nationally dedicated to celebrating a …

We Did It, They Hid It: How Memorial Day Was Stripped Of Its African American Roots

Written by: Ben Becker<p>What we now know as Memorial Day began as “Decoration Day” in the immediate aftermath of the U.S. Civil War. It was a tradition …

Little Known Black History Fact: Dr. Betty Shabazz

<b>Betty Shabazz</b>, the widow of <b>el-Hajj Mailk el-Shabazz,</b> better known as slain civil rights leader <b>Malcolm X,</b> would have been 81 today. Despite losing her …

A Providence Slavery Center in Old Episcopal Cathedral

Rhode Island’s Episcopal Church is about to unveil plans for a museum and teaching center dedicated to the slave trade. The state has a long and …

Sacrificed humans found in ancient Chinese tombs from the Qijia Culture

Archaeologists from Northwest University, China, investigating the ancient Qijia culture have discovered evidence of human sacrifice in tombs in …

Olive Oil Sea Salt Lindt Truffle Brownies

Olive Oil and Sea Salt Truffle Brownies.<p><i>by</i> Jessica <i>on</i> May 31, 2015 67<p>These brownies are totally saying hello to you right now.<p>But I think they feel …

Dessert

Dark, Fudgy Muscovado Brownies - The Washington Post

Preheat the oven to 350 degrees. Line an 8-by-8-inch metal baking pan with an 8-inch-wide strip of aluminum foil or parchment paper, leaving a few inches of overhang on 2 sides. Lightly grease the pan with cooking oil spray.<p>Melt the butter and chocolate together in a large, microwave-safe bowl; …

How To Use Evernote More Effectively In Your Small Business

Evernote is a powerful app for capturing notes and ideas -- and that means it can make a big difference to your small business if you use it …

Tres Leches Cake

16 Servings<p>Hailing from Latin America, this tres leches cake gets its name from incorporating three kinds of milk: evaporated, condensed, and regular whole milk.<p>July 2012Print<p>Ingredients<p>Unsalted butter (for pan)<p>1½ cups all-purpose flour plus more<p>1 tablespoon baking powder<p>¼ teaspoon ground cinnamon<p>6 …

Dessert

How to make brownies with shiny crust - Flourish

Inquiring bakers want to know: what’s the secret to making brownies with shiny crust?<p>Some brownies have a dull, matte-brown crust.<p>And some brownies …

Caramel Chocolate Oatmeal Bars Recipe

1) Preheat your oven to 350 degrees. Line a 9x9” baking pan with parchment paper and spray with non stick spray, set aside.<p>2) In the bowl of a …

The 20 Best Foods to Eat for Breakfast

These staples and mix-ins will give you all the energy and nutrients you need in the morning.

10 Recipes You Loved in May

From Yotam Ottolenghi's Vacation-by-the-Sea-Inspired Paella to the ultimate breakfast sandwich, these were the 10 recipes you loved most this month.<p><b>From Yotam Ottolenghi's Vacation-by-the-Sea-Inspired Paella</b> to the ultimate breakfast sandwich, these were the 10 recipes you loved most this month.

Recipe for Chocolate Cake - Moist and Easy to Bake

This chocolate cake is very easy and quick to bake, and it is so moist and delicious. I am sure that everyone would like this cake, so it is perfect …