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The 7 best military commanders of all time, according to Napoleon Bonaparte

Napoleon Bonaparte is one of the greatest military commanders of all time.<p>He brought Revolutionary France back from the brink of destruction with his Italian campaign in 1796 and 1797. He made a fool of Czar Alexander I at the Battle of Austerlitz in 1805. He encircled an entire Austrian army and …

Even Nazi prisoners of war in Texas were shocked at how black people were treated in the South

In Texas, some of the Germans actually befriended Americans of all colors<p>One morning in the spring of 1943, years before the end of World War II, …

Biography of Genghis Khan

Genghis Khan.The name echoes through the history of Europe and Asia with a drumbeat of horse-hooves, accompanied by the screams of doomed …

Could you pass this test given to black people registering to vote in America in 1964?

If you were a black American in the 1950s and early 60s, chances are you wouldn’t have been able to vote.<p>It was the height of the Jim Crow era, and …

Civil Rights

Homicide Justified: The Legality of Killing Slaves in the Atlantic World

<i>This is an excerpt from the preface of Andrew T. Fede’s</i> Homicide Justified: The Legality of Killing Slaves in the United States and the Atlantic …

9 Signs an Employee Deserves a Promotion (Which Never Appear on Performance Evaluations) | Inc.com

Along with, "How do I get a raise?" one of the most common questions that even exceptional employees ask their boss is, "What can I do to get promoted?"<p>For some bosses, the answer to getting promoted is obvious: complete a specific task, gain a certain amount of experience, or simply be the next in …

Employment

Hubert Harrison: Black Griot of the Harlem Renaissance

The historical restoration of Hubert Henry Harrison (1883–1927) calls for a rethinking of the Black radical tradition in the early twentieth century. …

Black History

This Map Shows The Size Of The World's Biggest Empires From History

Which empire was the biggest throughout history? Which had the most people? Which had the biggest contiguous empire? The map below details all the …