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Where is Black Eden?

Black Eden was the Town of Idlewild, Michigan, from 1912 through the mid-1960s. Idlewild had an active year-round community and was visited by black entertainers and musicians from all over the country. At its peak, it was one of the most popular...

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Oct. 21, 2021

Where is Black Eden?

Black Eden was the Town of Idlewild, Michigan, from 1912 through the mid-1960s. Idlewild had an active year-round community and w…

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Oct. 6, 2021

The Death of Fred Hampton

An explanation the life and death of Fred Hampton. Hampton was a young, gifted leader with a talent for organizing people who …

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Sept. 22, 2021

Who are the Scottsboro Nine?

The Scottsboro Boys were nine black teenagers falsely accused of raping two white women aboard a train near Scottsboro, Alabama, …

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Sept. 9, 2021

The Demise of The Black Panther Party

The Black Panther Party emerged at a time of political activism and excitement at the possibility of radical social change. While…

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Aug. 26, 2021

The FBI vs The Black Panther Party

During the late 60s no Black Power group grew more than The Black Panther Party but with that growth came government repression. …

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Aug. 12, 2021

The Black Panther Party for Self Defense Pt. 1

The Black Panthers, also known as the Black Panther Party, was a political organization founded in 1966 by Huey Newton and Bobby …

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Who were the Scottsboro Boys?

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