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Street scene in Little Tokyo, Los Angeles, California, 11 April 1942, Clem Albers, public domain via Wikimedia Commons.

Street scene in Little Tokyo, Los Angeles, California, 11 April Clem Albers, public domain via Wikimedia Commons.

At 10:22 a.m. on Sunday, Sept. 19, 1963, as families arrived to attend services at the church, a thunderous explosion rang out from the basement. 19 sticks of dynamite were planted in the basement of the 16th Street Baptist Church. The blast killed 4 little girls & injured dozens more.Despite a national outcry for justice, - Birmingham, was a place where 50 other racially motivated bombings had gone unsolved over recent decades.

The big break in the 16th St. Baptist Church bombing case

Birmingham~ Bombing of Street Baptist Church killed 4 girls.and years later, justice a long time in coming.

The house in which Lincoln died, at 453 (now 516) 10th Street, NW, was built by William Petersen, a tailor of Swedish descent, in 1849. It is a three-story building, with the basement only slightly below the street level. Since the house had more rooms than the family required, he rented his extra rooms to lodgers.The bedroom to which Lincoln was taken was occupied by William T. Clark,

The boarding house where Lincoln died. It sits at 516 Street, NW, Washington, DC. It was built by William Petersen in a three-story building with the basement slightly below street level.

From slavery to entrepreneur, Biddy Mason  Date:  Sat, 1818-08-15 *On this date in 1818, Bridget "Biddy" Mason was born. She was a once illiterate Black slave woman who worked as a nurse/midwife and then walked from Mississippi to California to become a successful entrepreneur and a generous contributor to social causes.

Biddy Mason won freedom from slavery, worked as a nurse/midwife and then became a successful entrepreneur and a generous contributor to social causes.

Sacheen Littlefeather is a Native American activist who donned Apache dress and presented a speech on behalf of actor Marlon Brando at the 45th Academy Awards ceremony, in protest of the treatment of Native Americans by the film industry

Sacheen Littlefeather is a Native American activist who donned Apache dress and presented a speech on behalf of actor Marlon Brando at the Academy Awards ceremony, in protest of the treatment of Native Americans by the film industry.

AMAZING WAR SHIRTS  !!!

Native American war shirts used by southwest Indian tribes are a very interesting part of American history. Worn by braves as badges of honor, they represented the bravery of the warrior during battle. Indian war shirts were often made of buckskin and dec

1800 Black Cherokee Princess

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Albert Einstein - Bike Impressão original

Albert Einstein - Bike

Arguably the most renowned physicist in history, Albert Einstein was visiting the USA in 1933 when Adolph Hitler came to power in Germany, so as he was Jewish,

Native American bows and arrows are classic cultural icons that are perfect for rustic southwest style and western home decor. Any wall can be brightened and personalized with the addition of a Native American bow, quivers and Indian arrows. The bows and arrows are great as Indian art for wall hangings and look fabulous over a fireplace or in a family room.  See more at http://www.missiondelrey.com/native-american-bows-quivers/

Native American bows and arrows are classic cultural icons that are perfect for rustic southwest style and western home decor. Any wall can be brightened and personalized with the addition of a Native

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