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New App for Exploration of African-American History

The Stoutsburg Sourland African American Museum has announced a new app designed by trustee Kevin Burkman to help users easily find African American historical points of interest from Maine to Virginia and obtain information about each site, including Google Map…

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This App Can Tell You the Indigenous History of the Land You Live On

“You cannot find a corner of this continent that does not hold ancient history, Indigenous value, and pre-colonial place names and stories. And every place we occupy was once the homeland for other people, most of whom didn’t leave willingly. …

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United States Civil Rights Trail

On Martin Luther King Day 2018 the Civil Rights Trail website, documenting more than 100 locations across 14 states, was launched.  In addition to historical information, the site includes an interactive map.

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Boston public schools map switch aims to amend 500 years of distortion

A district will drop the Mercator projection, which physically diminished Africa and South America, for the Peters, which cut the developed world down to size.

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Treatment of Minorities: Our World in Data

Max Roser, an economist at the University of Oxford, has produced charts illustrating a number of measurements of human well being.  Included under the heading Treatment of Minorities, are graphs of: Lynchings in the United States, 1882-1969; Segregationist attitudes in…

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