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Obaseki, Journalists at War over Planned Demolition of Edo NUJ Complex for Museum 

This Day 19 Nov 2022
It was gathered yesterday in Benin that Obaseki wanted to use Edo NUJ’s land to build Edo Museum of West African Art (EMOWAA), to house the stolen artifacts being returned to Benin from Europe, to rival the Edo Royal Museum, being built by Oba of Benin, Omo N’Oba N’Edo Uku Akpolokpolo, Oba Ewuare II, to house the same artifacts.
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Williams: In attempting to whitewash history in Virginia classrooms, the Youngkin administration is repeating it

The Roanoke Times 18 Nov 2022
The description of Indigenous people reminded me of the moment when Ben Carson, then-President Donald Trump’s head of the Department of Housing and Urban Development, likened enslaved African captives to just another group of “immigrants.” ... A land of dreams and opportunity.
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Reframed by Black Lives Matter, African art is an £11bn global hit

The Times/The Sunday Times 06 Nov 2022
... the Black Lives Matter movement, African artists have landed firmly in the catalogues of the big auction houses, the most sought-after among them selling for millions.
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South Africa has produced a stunted democracy

Mail Guardian South Africa 25 Oct 2022
The national democratic revolution, the primary immediate aim of the liberation movement, the ANC, and its allies in the South African Communist Party (SACP) and trade union federation Cosatu, has all but ground to a halt ... equality, land, work, housing, opportunity and, above all else, freedom for all.
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Founded by freed slaves and saved by a promise, Upstate church to be preserved

The Post and Courier 09 Oct 2022
The second was to find a way to keep open the small church Owens’ ancestors had built and rebuilt on land they settled as freed slaves in the rural community of Liberia in northern Pickens County ... In exchange for work, the white farmers often granted freed slaves some land to build houses and farm for survival, Coggeshall said.
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George Edward Smith, African-American pioneer

Brownwood Bulletin 25 Sep 2022
Also, George Smith saw that there were only a few appropriate houses for African Americans here and many of those were little more than shacks. Smith and his partner Walter Crutchfield bought land and built the needed housing, using a special funding system he devised, making it possible for the residents to buy quality homes.
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Uganda: Table Evidence Against Me, Minister Namuganza Asks Committee

MENA FN 15 Sep 2022
(MENAFN - African Press Organization) Download logo Hon. Persis Namuganza, the Minister of State for Lands, Housing and Urban Development (Housing), has differed with a House committee ... .
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Independence or Death: The Bicentennial Anniversary of the Independence of Brazil

Vietnam News 08 Sep 2022
On September 7, 1822, Brazil became independent from Portugal. At that time, the territory of Brazil corresponded essentially to what it is today ... Built on swampy lands that surrounded Guanabara Bay, the city had narrow and winding streets, with multitudes of African slaves, houses without facilities and poor public services ... .
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Hollywood Flashback: In 1981, ‘Roar’ Pitted Lions Against Humans Without CGI

The Hollywood Reporter 19 Aug 2022
Show additional share options. Show additional share options ... They stumbled on an abandoned plantation house that had been overrun by a pride of lions ... In 1972, they were ordered to remove the animals, so they bought land in Soledad Canyon and housed the menagerie (which grew to include two Siberian tigers and an African bull elephant) there ... ....
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Ralph Martire | Old U.S. policies helped create today's neighborhood blight

The News-Gazette 31 Jul 2022
In that text Rothstein goes into gory detail on how the Federal Housing Administration, created back in 1934, included a “whites-only” requirement for underwriting home mortgage loans, making racial segregation and discrimination the official law of the land.
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Florida county under quarantine after return of invasive African land snail

New York Post 06 Jul 2022
Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services confirmed the detection of giant African land snail in the New Port Richey area of Pasco County on July 3. The giant African land snail can grow to be around the sized of a human fist and has been eradicated twice in Florida in the last 50 years.
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Stakeholders In Central Equatoria State Agree On Need For Land Rights Reforms And Conflict Resolution

MENA FN 02 Jul 2022
(MENAFN - African Press Organization) Download logo –You live in a house which rests on land, and you will not live long without a house. So, land is life and without it you will die in a heavy ... .
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Legacy of Denmark Vesey and crushed 1822 slave revolt still intrigues activists, historians

The Post and Courier 01 Jul 2022
With some of the rest, he trained to become a skilled carpenter and rented a house on Bull Street, near today's College of Charleston campus ... Blake’s Lands ... African Church ... the governor’s house ... Bennett.House of Bennett ... After the Civil War, remnants of the African Church resurrected as Emanuel AME Church, now a grand house of worship on Calhoun Street.
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Legacy of Denmark Vesey and crushed 1822 slave revolt still inspires activism, debate

The Post and Courier 01 Jul 2022
With some of the rest, he trained to become a skilled carpenter and rented a house on Bull Street, near today's College of Charleston campus ... Blake’s Lands ... African Church ... the governor’s house ... Bennett.House of Bennett ... After the Civil War, remnants of the African Church resurrected as Emanuel AME Church, now a grand house of worship on Calhoun Street.
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Look out, Pasco: Here come giant African land snails

Phys Dot Org 30 Jun 2022
A gardener in Pasco County recently found a giant African land snail—or what Florida officials call "one of the most damaging snails in the world." ... But if they can't find enough vegetation, the federal agency says, giant African land snails will eat paint or stucco off a house.

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