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What Happened – September 3

“My free life began on the third of September, 1838.” It was on this day in 1838 that Frederick Douglass boarded a train in Baltimore, starting his escape to freedom. The 18 year old slave had been hired out by his … Continue reading

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What Happened – July 20

It was on this day in 1934 that the Minneapolis police used shotguns to kill two and wound sixty-seven Teamsters that were on strike. The job action still continued on until martial law was declared less than a week later, resulting in the National … Continue reading

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What Happened – May 28

It was on this day in 1588 that over 150 ships…carrying 8,000 sailors and 18,000 soldiers…began to leave Lisbon and headed towards the English Channel. (It would take two days for all the ships to leave the port.) The King … Continue reading

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