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Jack Johnson – the most hated black man in America

Jack Johnson

Few people outside the world of boxing have heard of Jack Johnson.
However, in the early years of the twentieth century, Johnson was perhaps the most hated black man in America. Continue reading

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Wikileaks and the Pentagon Papers

Julian Assange, founder of Wikileaks, perhaps the online community’s most well-known ‘whistle blower’ website, is currently under house arrest and awaiting extradition to Sweden for alleged sexual offences. Wikileaks has revealed previously secret details about the workings of the Church … Continue reading

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Historian visits Cursed Earth

Brian Ireland writes for 2000AD Dr. Brian Ireland has written a short article for 2000AD about the epic Judge Dredd story ‘The Cursed Earth’. Brian is writing a book about movement and mobility in the United States, and is particularly … Continue reading

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Schools Event – AS-Level History Conference

Succeeding at History AS-Level, 2nd April 2009 Over forty students and teachers from schools in South Wales attended Glamorgan’s AS-Level History Conference on 2nd April. The conference was designed to support school pupils in their exam preparation while offering them … Continue reading

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News from the Classroom: Violence in America

Second Year Option: ‘Violence in America’ The United States of America is a violent country. On any average day in the U.S. there are 81 gun-related deaths. The murder rate for American men aged between 15 and 24 is 37 … Continue reading

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Barack Obama

First African-American President of the United States “If there is anyone out there who still doubts that America is a place where all things are possible; who still wonders if the dream of our founders is alive in our time; … Continue reading

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