Zion M. Gilch

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Why Marcus Garvey Should be Celebrated Every Independence Week

A Stop in St. Ann’s Bay<p>With each of my visits to my homeland, I have had the chance to reflect on not only the beauty of the island but its rich …

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7 Things You Didn’t Know About Marcus Garvey

Marcus Garvey (1887-1940), Jamaica’s first National Hero, was the founder of the Universal Negro Improvement Association (UNIA), the largest Black …

Marcus Garvey

This article is about the political leader. For the album by Burning Spear, see Marcus Garvey (album).<p><b>Marcus Mosiah Garvey Jr.</b> ONH (17 August 1887 – …

James Van Der Zee

James Van Der Zee Biography<p>Photographer(1886–1983)<p>855<p>SHARES<p>James Van Der Zee was a renowned, Harlem-based photographer known for his posed, storied …

James Van Der Zee

<b>James Van Der Zee</b> (June 29, 1886 – May 15, 1983) was an African-American photographer best known for his portraits of black New Yorkers. He was a …

Louis Armstrong - When the Saints Go Marching In

Louis Armstrong - 09 - I Ain't Got Nobody

Louis Armstrong - Beso de Fuego (Kiss Of Fire)

Louis Armstrong

<b>Louis Daniel Armstrong</b> (August 4, 1901 – July 6, 1971), nicknamed <b>Satchmo</b>,[2] Satch, and Pops,[3] was an American trumpeter, composer, singer and …

Zora Neale Hurston

January 7, 1891<p>Born in Notasulga, Alabama, the fifth of eight children, to John Hurston, a carpenter and Baptist preacher, and Lucy Potts Hurston, a …

Black History

BMW admits ‘regret’ over using Nazi slave labor during WWII

German car giant BMW admitted Monday to feeling “profound regret” for the “enormous suffering” it caused by using Nazi slave labor to fuel Adolf …

Slavery

Anonymous for over 60 years, a World War II war criminal emerges in Minnesota

Before the Associated Press placed the worst type of spotlight imaginable on 94-year-old Michael Karkoc, the Ukraine native had spent more than 60 years quietly living in Minneapolis, Minnesota. But as the AP's in-depth reporting reveals, Karkoc's background is one of sinister evil. He's been …

Adolf Hitler May Have 'Unwittingly Married A Jew' When He Wed Eva Braun

Adolf Hitler may have "unwittingly" married a Jewish woman when he wed his mistress, Eva Braun, hours before his death in 1945, at least according to a new documentary.<p>Braun is the focus of UK's Channel 4 documentary titled "Dead Famous DNA," in which DNA from the relics of famous historical …

Classic Anti-Fascist Photomontages from the 1930s and 40s

Some of the first examples of media jamming, or remixing media to make a political statement, may have come from John Heartfield (Helmut Herzfeld, …

Hitler’s Hunt for the Holy Grail and the Ghent Altarpiece

Why did Hitler crave the missing panel in the famous Ghent Altarpiece? Maybe because the Nazi’s paranormal research group thought the masterpiece …

America’s Secret Government Program to Hire Nazi War Criminals

Mad that our government lied about the NSA spying program? That’s nothing. In 1945, it lied about recruiting Nazis as spies—and the truth lay hidden …

Last Hiroshima A-bomb crewman dies

Theodore 'Dutch' Van Kirk, the navigator aboard B-29 bomber Enola Gay that dropped the first atomic bomb on Hiroshima, has died aged 93<p>The last surviving member of the US crew that dropped an atomic bomb on Hiroshima has died.<p>Theodore VanKirk died on Monday of natural causes at the retirement home …

History