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@ylanmui  @Neil_IrwinPowell  is yelling for some fiscal stimulus But Congress ain’t gelling So number forty six Is calling in a Yellen She knows Powell’s plight They’re not tight She understands the Fed’s independence But she’s now focused on our descendants 1/2

The story of the Clotilda reinforces the resiliency of its descendants—many of whom still live in Africatown today—and its discovery has already started important conversations about racial justice and historic preservation in Alabama and beyond.

, a database that gathers records about the lives of enslaved Africans and their descendants, is undergoing a massive, crowdsource-powered expansion to unlock Black Americans' genealogical histories ? via @axios 

Tonight, @andersoncooper  reports on the recently discovered wreck of the last known ship to carry enslaved Africans to America and the community of descendants still living near where the ship was found.

"Anthropology tells us that early agricultural tribes made their women the star actresses in orgiastic fertility rites and that their descendants deified an Earth Mother who was the author of all life." Dorothy Dunbar Bromley, 1929

Many of the descendants of the Clotilda slave ship live a few miles from where it was discovered in the Mobile River. The community of Africatown was founded around 1868 by 30 of the Africans brought on the ship.

@Chatelaine  @amandajfollett “We don’t want our children to tell historical stories of what used to be. We want them to enjoy the same benefits we’re enjoying because the women before us did the same for us, and now they’ve handed up the torch to do the same for the next descendants.”


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Actor Cameron Boyce, known for his roles in the Disney Channel franchise "Descendants" and the TV show "Jessie," has died. He was just 20 years old.

Henry Ford would be very disappointed if he saw his modern-day descendants wanting to build a much more expensive car, that is far less safe and doesn’t work as well, because execs don’t want to fight California regulators. Car companies should know....

Why are calls for ethnic repentance confined to whites? The Apache and Comanche were warlike, conquering tribes. Yet no one today asks their living Native Americandescendants to publicly repent of the murderous depredations of their ancestors. Why is this? #ApachePrivilege 

BREAKING: Actor Cameron Boyce, known for his roles on Disney’s ‘Descendants’ & ‘Jessie’ has died at age 20, due to "an ongoing medical condition." His family confirmed his death just minutes ago stating that Boyce had passed away in his sleep due to a seizure. RIP.

Antifa is far more dangerous than the “fascists” they purport to be fighting. Antifa thugs are, in fact, the true descendants of Mussolini’s blackshirts and Hitler’s brownshirts. They ARE the fascists! #AntifaDomesticTerrorists 

This nation was born with lofty ideals, but also with murderous subjugation of those in bondage, and their descendants. Racism has rent the justice of our national fabric ever since. The burden to right these injustices must fall most heavily on the privileged not the oppressed.

Watch: Jawaharlal Nehru’s interview where he says all Muslims in India are descendants of Hindus via @OpIndia_com 

me and my daughter are big fans of "jessie" and "descendants" rest peacefully Cameron ????

We can give Musharraf fast track citizenship since he is from Daryaganj and suffering persecution. All self—acknowledged descendants of Hindus are qualified in a new CAA to come

Song Joong Ki and Song Hye Kyo reported to have been dating while filming for 'Descendants Of the Sun'

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