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Humans arrived in Australian interior 49,000 years ago, archaeologists believe

Site yields artefacts including tools and a bone from huge wombat-like creature that indicate human activity 10,000 years earlier than previously thought<p>Humans arrived in the arid interior of Australia 10,000 years earlier than previously thought, archaeologists working at a site in South Australia …

Anthropology

The Five Greatest Slave Rebellions in the United States | African American History Blog | The African Americans: Many Rivers to Cross

One of the most pernicious allegations made against the African-American people was that our slave ancestors were either exceptionally “docile” or …

Did Hillary Clinton ask to be 'relieved' from representing an accused rapist in 1970s?

How Hillary Clinton at age 27 came to defend an accused rapist in rural Arkansas has suddenly become a contested piece of history in a case otherwise …

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Why We Can't Be Sweden: A Historian Explains How America's Brand of Socialism Is Totally Unique

As the 2016 presidential election moves along through the coming conventions to Election Day itself, interest in “Socialism” has grown in our society …

These are the gadgets you’ll want to pack for your next trip

<i>The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we may get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>Last week we highlighted some of our favorite products to help keep you comfortable while you're traveling. For students studying …

Scientists have identified only 0.001% of all species on Earth

To figure this out, biologists in the US combined more than 35,000 separate analyses of microscopic and non-microscopic species.<p>This massive compilation of documented life forms covered 5.6 million species sampled from locations across all the world's oceans and land masses (excluding Antarctica), …

Five Science and Technology Predictions for the Next 10 Years

<i>The transhumanist future -- image by Hyolee2</i><p>Radical science and technology are changing everything around us. The field of transhumanism is dramatically growing in size and impact--and the implications for our species are enormous. In just a decade's time, many things may change in how we live our …

Scientists synthesize the shortest known genome necessary for life

Chipping away at the genome of a tiny parasitic bacteria, genetic-sequencing trailblazer J. Craig Venter and colleagues say they've synthesized the shortest-known genome known to support life. This man-made set of genetic instructions contains only 473 genes, breaking the record held by the …

Jupiter and Regulus point to Beehive

Use the planet Jupiter and the star Regulus to find the Beehive star cluster tonight and for many nights to come!<p>Tonight – February 27, 2016 – look …

Astronomy

Lorraine Hansberry Biography at Black History Now

1930-1965 Playwright Lorraine Hansberry’s A Raisin in the Sun was the first drama by an African American woman to be produced on Broadway. Widely …

White People: Shut Up About Beyoncé

After the release of her game-changing, brilliant video, <i>Formation</i>, and the stir her Superbowl halftime show caused with dancers dressed like Black …

Gods of Ancient Egypt: Ra

Ra<p>Ra (Re) was the primary name of the sun god of Ancient Egypt. He was often considered to be the King of the Gods and thus the patron of the pharaoh …

Cronus (Saturn), Father of Greek (Roman) Gods - Windows to the Universe

You might also be interested in:<p>How did life evolve on Earth? The answer to this question can help us understand our past and prepare for our future. …

Not Just Jesus: Other Virgin Births

A lot of us like to think that the Bible is the original, absolute, inviolate word of God. But that comes into question when we realize that many of …

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<b>Research and study By: Timothy M. Youngblood</b> <i><br>Copyright © The Master's Table</i><p><b>I</b>n this <b>second page</b> concerning Sun worship in Christianity we will see even …

Casual Killing Act 1669: Declared It Legal To Kill A Slave While Correcting Because Malice Could Not Be Presumed

October, 1669. Act I: An act about the casual killing of slaves.<p>Whereas the only law in force for the punishment of refractory servants resisting …

Congressional Resolution Apologizing For Slavery

The Senate recently passed a resolution apologizing for more than two centuries of slavery in the U.S. and for the years of racial segregation that followed. The non-binding resolution is seen as a symbolic gesture, which now heads to the House of Representatives for voting.<p>Katrina Browne is …

Study Aid: Slavery and the Law in Seventeenth-Century Virginia

1662<p>General Assembly determines "Negro women’s children to serve according to the condition of the mother."<p>1667<p>General Assembly passes "An act …

Partus sequitur ventrem

<i>Partus sequitur ventrem</i>, often abbreviated to <i>partus</i>, in the British North American colonies and later in the United States, was a legal doctrine …

The Black Roots of Ex President Dwight D. Eisenhower | Rasta Livewire

Dwight D. Eisenhower had black ancestry via his maternal side, Ida Elizabeth Stover Eisenhower; it was used politically against him by his …

The Doctrine of Exclusion

By: Peter Grear<p>In order for the various efforts of Black Lives Matter, The Moral Monday Movement and other Third Reconstruction initiatives to …

Black Lives Matter

Transportation, Economy and Environment Committee - May 5th, 2015