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Author of beloved hymn ‘Amazing Grace’ overcame racist past

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You’ve likely heard the famous hymn “Amazing Grace.” People the world over love the song. It’s been sung at countless memorial services, civil rights events, and churches. Recently, people in 50 different ...

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BLM protestors confront Catholic priest who tries to protect Saint Louis statue

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The namesake of the city of St. Louis is now under attack. Black Lives Matter protestors recently shouted down a Catholic priest who tried to defend a statue of French King Louis ...

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Henry Louis Gates: “Tiny fraction” of slaves actually ended up in U.S.

When it comes to the history of slaves in the New World, there is perhaps no one more versed on the subject than Dr. Henry Louis Gates. The Harvard professor, who is ...

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Bells rang this week to mark 400 years since enslaved Africans arrived

August marked 400 years since the first enslaved Africans reached American shores at Point Comfort, known today as Fort Monroe in Hampton, VA. In a ceremony to mark the occasion, President Trump ...

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