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“Black Rome”: The Brazilian State Where African-Americans Are Finding Their Roots “Black Rome”: The Brazilian State Where African-Americans Are Finding Their Roots

SOLEDAD: A LOT OF HISTORY LESSONS ABOUT SLAVERY FOCUS ON THE EXPERIENCE OF AFRICAN SLAVES SHIPPED TO THE UNITED STATES. BUT AN ESTIMATED 4.5 MILLION AFRICAN SLAVES WERE SOLD TO BRAZIL. THAT IS 10 TIMES THE NUMBER THAT WENT TO NORTH AMERICA. TODAY, MORE THAN 80% OF THE POPULATION OF THE NORTHEASTERN STATE OF BAHIA…

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Take a tour of Iowa State’s newest student residence, Geoffroy Hall Take a tour of Iowa State’s newest student residence, Geoffroy Hall

Intro music [cheering and clapping] I think this beautiful, new building is going to be one of the most popular residence halls on campus. It’s got a very modern look, a spacious layout. It’s 784 beds, we have 14 houses on seven different floors. We talked to students before we started the design process and…

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Semipalatinsk: The Most Nuked Place on Earth Semipalatinsk: The Most Nuked Place on Earth

Out on the vast plains of the Kazakh steppe lies a place with an eerie secret. Covering an 18,500 square km stretch of wilderness, it looks to all intents and purposes like just another swathe of endless grassland. Yet this quiet exterior hides a sinister past. During the years of the Soviet Union, this area…

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From Savagery to Civilization – A History of Waterdeep I – Forgotten Realms Lore From Savagery to Civilization – A History of Waterdeep I – Forgotten Realms Lore

Crown of the North. The City of Splendors. My home and my city. Today, we shall learn about the history of Waterdeep. Few know the true history of this great city. It starts over a thousand years ago, when the North was truly what Southerners call “The Savage North”. In those days, most of these…

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Is The National Anthem Racist? Is The National Anthem Racist?

Is America’s national anthem racist? Had you asked this question just a few years ago to fans at a baseball, basketball, or football game, they would have assumed you had imbibed one too many beers. Today, thanks to an assault by the progressive left on “The Star-Spangled Banner” and its composer, Francis Scott Key, you…

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Moving In! -Wichita State University Housing Moving In! -Wichita State University Housing

– Welcome to Wichita State. We are excited that you are living on campus this fall. We cannot wait for you to arrive. (upbeat music) Move-in day is a busy, fun day to kick off your fall semester right. If you’ve been accepted as a member of Living Learning Community, you will have the opportunity…

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Top 5 Pagodas in Yangon | Myanmar | 5 Minutes Trip Top 5 Pagodas in Yangon | Myanmar | 5 Minutes Trip

The Shwedagon Pagoda is a Buddhist temple in Yangon, Myanmar and is an important Buddhist monument. This building preserves four Buddhist relics that belonged to the previous incarnations of Buddha and is an important temple for the Theravada tradition of Buddhism and for the people of Myanmar. The Shwedagon Pagoda, which is also called the…

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