Hatuey was a freedom fighter in the early 1500s who mobilized Caribbean islanders against invasion, theft, and murder by European conquistadors.
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Tenayuca was known as “La Pasionaria de Texas” for her commitment to justice for Mexican American laborers.
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During the Reconstruction Era, people emancipated from slavery searched for their loved ones throughout the United States and Canada. They often used "last seen" ads. This is one case of successful reunification.
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President Andrew Jackson used federal troops to suppress worker organizing.
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The U.S. War Department authorized the governor of Massachusetts to recruit Black troops to the Union Army in the Civil War.
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A. Philip Randolph, president of the Brotherhood of Sleeping Car Porters union, made the official call for a march on Washington, with the demand to end segregation in defense industries.
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Shirley Chisholm, the first Black woman elected to Congress, opened her historic campaign for President.
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Patricia Stephens Due was arrested in the segregated lobby of the Florida Theater in Tallahassee.
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Mr. Willie Edwards Jr., a 24-year-old African American man, was murdered by members of the Alabama KKK.
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The government of El Salvador launched a murderous, anti-indigenous and anti-leftist campaign that led to the deaths of 30,000 Salvadorans.
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