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    2011). This class has shown so many different views on sociology. It explains how different people see society and how they live and interact with them. My theorist of choice is W.E.B Du Bois, because he laid down the foundation for the study of black sociology and the work of scholars such as E. Franklin Frazier (Vissing, 2011). In this paper I will discuss why I feel that W.E.B Du Bois views align with my personal views. W.E.B Du Bois real name is William Edwards Burghardt and was born

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    ATHLETES * This track and field star was the first athlete to win 4 gold medals in an Olympic Games * Jesse Owens * She was the first African American (male or female) to win at Wimbledon * Althea Gibson * This athlete made history when she became the first woman to dunk during a professional basketball game in 2002 * Lisa Leslie * Before he became a legend, this famous athlete was cut from his high school basketball team * Michael Jordan THE CIVIL RIGHTS

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    child at a time. Community Partner- $5,000 * As a Community Partner,  your company logo will listed on the NCAC website which receives approximately 3,900 hits per day and 6,500 visitors per month * Company logo to be included on all email blasts that are sent  to over 1,000 email addresses per month    * Recognition as Community Partner at all NCAC events * Company logo on Community Partners master banner for use at all events held throughout the year * Community Partners will

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    Black Holes

    According to the article Black holes first, galaxies second it has been found out that each galaxy has a black hole in the center (16). By observing motions of gas it had been suggested that early galaxies were 30 times as huge as central black holes. Therefore, it has been suggested that galaxies are formed around black holes (16). Doppler shifts show the black hole mass. Astronomers believe that both the hole and the galaxies can stop growing (16). As stated in Spinning Hearts of Darkness “Astronomers

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    States was represented by President Franklin D. Roosevelt, Great Britain was represented by Prime Minister Winston Churchill, and Marshal Joseph Stalin was there on the Soviet Union’s behalf. The “Big Three” conferred in the Crimea, near Yalta on the Black Sea coast. Churchill and Roosevelt had met previously at Malta in the Mediterranean. On September 11, 1939, just a few days after Hitler triggered the World War II by unleashing the German Army in Poland, U.S. President Franklin D. Roosevelt penned

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    Is Black History Month Still Needed

    Stewart 02-21-13 5th period Black History Month is still Needed Achievement. Respect. Empowering . Black History month is a month created in order to honor the African American race and the things we have done to help build this nation. However this month is under assault by Americans that believe that the month is no longer necessary. Black History month is still necessary because it displays the achievements of the African American race, to respect the history of blacks, and to potentially empower

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    The History of Black Women Hair

    The History of Black Women Hair In the early year black women faces problems with managing their hair and creating different hair styles to wear. The black woman was limited to styles when it came to doing black hair. The texture of black women’s hair was woolly, thick, unmanageable and bushy. Many would cover their hair with wigs. Many kept their hair in a bush, or braids, and others pulled the hair back into a pony-tail. In 1905, steel hot comb with teeth spaced for apart for thick hair

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    There Are 12 Months

    There are 12 months a year...30 days a month...7 days a week...24 hours a day...60 minutes an hour...but only one like you in a lifetime. There are two reasons why I wake up in the morning: my alarm clock and you. Great minds contain ideas, solutions and reasons; scientific minds contain formulas, theories and figures; my mind contains only you! Love can be expressed in many ways. One way I know is to send it across the distance to the person who is reading this. If I could change the

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    Black Money

    Indian Black Money Abroad In Secret Banks and Tax Havens Second Report Of The Task Force on the steps to be taken by India Members Shri Gurumurthy, Chartered Accountant, Chennai Shri Ajit Doval, former Director Intelligence Bureau, Delhi Prof R.Vaidyanathan, Professor of Finance Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore Shri Mahesh Jethmalani, Senior Advocate, Mumbai Submitted to BHARATIYA JANATA PARTY 1 I. The First Interim Report The first Interim Report of the Task Force appointed

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    9 Month to 12 Month Baby Routine

    NINE TO TWELVE MONTHS Between nine and twelve months of age, babies should ideally be sleeping 10 to 12 hours a night and be having two naps a day for about one to two hours each. Babies at this age can be awake for 3 to 4 hours at a time but it is wise to watch for tired signs and don’t let your baby get overtired. It is a transitional time for them and they are probably starting to crawl and walk so they can get very tired very quickly. Eating well is vitally important for routine and sleeping

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    Blacks

    Marcus Garvey was a Jamaican-born black nationalist who created a 'Back to Africa' movement in the United States. He became an inspirational figure for later civil rights activists. Marcus Garvey encouraged African people around the world to be proud of their race and to see beauty in their own kind. A central idea to Garveyism was that African people in every part of the world were one people and they would never advance if they did not put aside their cultural and ethnic differences and contrast

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    Black Friday

    2011 Black Friday The Friday after Thanksgiving is known as “Black Friday,” a marketing and media phrase used to describe the shopping frenzy that occurs on that one day. Black Friday traditionally has signaled the beginning of the Christmas shopping season. In examining the origin of the term “Black Friday,” the earliest known published newsletters which made reference to the term was in 1961. Rick Romell, a reporter with the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, wrote that the term “Black Friday”

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    Black and Tans

    The Black & Tans in Ireland, 1920-1921: Their Origins, Roles and Legacy From January 1919 until a truce came into effect on 11 July 1921, a state of undeclared war existed in some areas of Ireland between guerilla units of the Irish Republican Army (IRA), representing the independence aspirations of militant Irish nationalism, and the forces of the British Military who were charged with the task of restoring law and

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    establishment of Negro movement that advocated for social recognition of the black artists in America. This provided the artists with a platform for expressing their talents through music, writings, and visual artworks on issues related to social, political, and economic conditions facing the blacks in America. Therefore, this research paper will examine the life history of two famous African American artists in history. The analysis will consider their early lives, education backgrounds and their

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    racism started because the lower class people were about to revolt against high-class people and so the high-class people and politicians created the idea of Race to show how Blacks were even lower than the lower class people because they are slaves. We can see this because before slavery was established there were black immigrants who were property owners. Race is not a social construct based on skin color, because people of the same race can have varying skin colors. Race refers to the physical

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    Black Identity in the Us

    BLACK IDENTITY IN THE US We continue to be obsessed with difference races but why? I am now going to give you three different perspectives on the issue. To start out with, I will give you an outline on the different attitudes to the situation of African Americans. Secondly, I will compare style by means of language and tone. And finally, I am going to argue my own view of the situation of African Americans today in text 2. Text 1 “Black is being seen in a whole new light” is a commentary by

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    How Is History Ever Present in Black Women’s Lives?

    Lau, Cheuk Hak AFAS 342-03 2013/11/30 How is history ever present in black women’s lives? 'When I reflect on Black women and images, the first thing that enters my mind is the portrayal of them through media images as self-hating, angry, miserable, and vindictive. All of those characterizations are fictitious and derive from Western America’s foundation of White supremacy, as the Honorable Minister Louis Farrakhan has so clearly demonstrated and proven.' —Dr. Ava Muhammad, attorney and Nation

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    Six Months

    If I were to find out that I only had 6 months left to live? That is something that most people would hope they don’t have to plan for. Me on the other hand, I am the kind of person that always thinks about the worst possible outcome of everything. Usually I will think of stuff like that situation while I am awaiting the results of a doctor’s visit. My father died young from Pancreatic Cancer, and it was the same way. He found out when he only had about a year left to live. My father was really sick

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    Blck Hstory Month

    Black history month Martin Luther King Martin Luther King was born on 15 January 1929 in Atlanta, Georgia (US). Originally named Michael, he was later renamed Martin, like his father, a Baptist minister. His mother, Alberta Williams King, was a schoolteacher. He entered more house College in 1944 and forged a lifelong friendship with his teacher, Benjamin Mays. Together with his father's influence, it was partly his respect for Mays which led him to the Church. He was ordained in his last semester

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    Black History Month

    Black history month Martin Luther King Martin Luther King was born on 15 January 1929 in Atlanta, Georgia (US). Originally named Michael, he was later renamed Martin, like his father, a Baptist minister. His mother, Alberta Williams King, was a schoolteacher. He entered more house College in 1944 and forged a lifelong friendship with his teacher, Benjamin Mays. Together with his father's influence, it was partly his respect for Mays which led him to the Church. He was ordained in his last semester

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    still need Black History Month General Purpose: To Persuade Specific Purpose: To persuade my audience to view black history month as more than just a small lesson. That black history is not just for blacks, that it’s more than a month, and how it’s everyone’s history. Central Idea: Black history has been single out to one month as a way to make sure that blacks are remembered in history. Blacks has always been apart of history. Therefore is it reasonable to set a side just one month to illustrate

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    a famous black American with a link at the bottom of the page. Use the link (or find another one if you like) to connect to a short biography of each person. On the line next to each clue, write the name of the person to whom the clue refers. 1.      This person was a famous botanist, inventor, and teacher. 2.      This person started a newspaper called "The North Star." 3.      This person refused to give up a seat on the bus. That led to a 382-day bus boycott by black people in

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    Black Women Relationships with Black Men

    Dear Ms. Educated Black Woman                             Dexter R. Conner Upon realizing that my baby daughter would one day read this, I re-examined every word. To the most beautiful girl on earth – Daddy loves you. 1|Dear Ms Educated Black Woman Preface I began having serious thoughts pertaining to the dynamics of Black romantic relationships in college upon traveling to Atlanta and conversing for hours with Spelman College’s exceptional Black women. It was like the television show

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    Abraham Maslow Abraham Harold Maslow was born April 1, 1907 in Brooklyn, New York. He was the eldest of seven children born to his immigrant parents. While growing up, Abraham’s parents pushed their children hard toward academic success. He was very lonely as a boy, and sought refuge in his schoolwork. To please his parents, He went to study at the City College of New York. His father hoped he would study law, but he went to graduate school at the University of Wisconsin to study psychology

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    History of the Black Death

    the Black Death Affected the Modern World The Black Death is the worst plague that mankind has ever had to face, much worse than anything we face today. The mortality rate was astounding; whoever was unfortunate enough to become infected with the Black Death would die in a matter of days while suffering through a great deal of pain and agony (Snell). Its peak was around 1348-1353 in Europe, ranging from England all the way to Eastern Europe and beyond (The Black Death, 1348, 2001). The Black Death

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    Ap European History Black Plague Dbq

    Throughout history, diseases and disasters have shaped people’s beliefs and concerns. During the 13th century, the Bubonic Plague was no exception to this theory. Authors, physicians, and European travelers expressed their beliefs regarding the plague, how their lifestyles had changed because of it and how they believed it spread throughout the great continent of Europe. These groups of authors, physicians and travelers all formed their own beliefs and concerns about the plague such as Erasmus of

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    Worst failure: (failed to protect Russia) * Was so focused on his outer enemies that he didn’t see the Tzar Mongols invade Moscu (the Tzars ended up burning Moscu) * They prophesized that he was gonna die in a specific day and month (***and he did *** when he was playing chess he got a stroke in the chest and died) 7. 1598-1610- Confusion! No clear succession 8. 1613-1645- Mikhail Romanov (Romanov Dynasty Begins!) 9. 1645-1676-Alexis Romanov rules… 10. 1676-1682-

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    Black Space and Black Places

    Jasmine Jones SOC 431-01 11/29/2014 “Black Spaces, Black Places” Summary Things evolve and recurring in history which is very amazing how those things happen. People have been involved in interracial relationships far back as history have been recorded. Just like has research has claimed how the world was one big continent at one point then there was a continental drift. People were then mixed into different cultures and “races”. Even dated back to slavery times, Slave masters were sleeping

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    Black Friday

    Black Friday is the annual shopping holiday that occurs on the Friday following Thanksgiving. It is mostly a shopping ritual to those people living in the United States, Canada and Mexico. Black Friday is a significant day to many retail stores because it is referred to as the start of the Christmas or holiday shopping season. The origin of the popular Black Friday dates back to before 1961, in Philadelphia, where it was formally used to describe the heavy vehicle and pedestrian traffic. It was

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    Black Friday History

      Black Friday is the day after Thanksgiving in the United States, where it is the beginning of  the traditional Christmas shopping season. Since Thanksgiving falls on the fourth Thursday in  November in the United States, Black Friday may be as early as the 23rd and as late as the  29th of November. More recently, there is new understanding that the term originates from the  theory that retailers traditionally operated at a financial loss for most of the year (January  through November) and made their profit during the holiday season

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    voting behavior by economic threats and political intimidation. In addition, many voters were still out of the colony “on the contract ” and, finally , there was a level of trepidation and concern about the ability of black government to govern and maintain the level of political and economic stability to which the colony had become accustomed. The victory by the UBP resulted in deep-seated racial polarization for the next five years. The

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    Mormons and Blacks

    Timothy Graham African American History African American relations with the early Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day saints. In 1842, Joseph Smith, founder of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, was asked by the editor of the Chicago Democrat, Joseph Wentworth, to summarize the basic principles of the newly founded religion. Included in the response, Smith presented thirteen declarations which have collectively become to be knows as the “Articles of Faith”. The thirteenth

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    Yet, the term that Ghettopoly game uses are offensive and looks it pointing to the black people. For example, they use like, playas, pimps, Marijuana, hos, crack addicts refers to Americans imagined in black experience; Those terms and images are spread throughout our young society. but it is a stereotype to just point it toward black people because not all black people use those kind of terms, and it makes black people look bad and irresponsible. The game could reinforce negative perceptions in

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    Black on Black Racism

    Black on Black racism : The Dominican republic ethnic cleansing What is the difference between an Haitian and a Dominican? People usually respond to race-related discussion in various emotional ways that range from deep culpability and embarrassment to extreme pride and hatred toward another group. Recently several stories reported in national or international news seem to add more focus to the ongoing debate about racial discrimination between black and white. But my concern is how to deal

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    Black-Scholes

    overt-the-counter options (tailor made options). Due to various choices of options, different option pricing models such as Put-Call Parity, Black-Scholes, Cox-Rubenstein Binominal, Risk-Neutral valuation, the Greeks and others has been developed and applied in current financial market. Black-Scholes Option Pricing Model (BS) BS is designed and introduced by Fisher Black and Myron Scholes in 1973 with the assumptions of the market is efficient, returns are lognormal distributed, no commission or transaction

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    Op-Ed on Black History in Shools

    Washington Post "African American History, Never forgotten...Hopefully" By ELEEDREA HARRISON July 30th, 2015 Pre-Columbian Era, The New World, The Colonies, Slavery and the Struggle for Empire, World War I, The Sixties and The Conservative Turn of America. These are some highlight chapter titles from a standard United States history textbook. Notice how there is a chapter in the textbook focused on slavery. Slavery is a very dark time in American History; where blacks were captured, brought to America

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    Gonzalez 1 Rachel Gonzalez AP U.S. History Mr. Cranston 20 March 2015 Chapters 12 and 13 Essay Assignment Major themes of history evolve as time progresses. From the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, to the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, massive shifts occur. Regarding work, exchange, and technology; America in the World; politics and power; as well as ideas, beliefs, and culture, the evolution between the centuries have changed the significant themes throughout the

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    The History of Black History Month and How Our Ancestors Came About

    Black History Month Black History Month began as Negro History Week, which was created in 1926 by Carter G. Woodson, an African American historian, scholar, educator, and publisher. It became a month-long celebration in 1976. The month of February was chosen to coincide with the birthdays of Frederick Douglass and Abraham Lincoln. Mary Seacole Mary Seacole was a pioneering nurse and heroine of the Crimean War. She was born in Kingston Jamaica in 1805 to a Scottish soldier and a Jamaican nurse

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    African-American poets, musicians, actors, artists and intellectuals moved to Harlem in New York City and brought new ideas that shifted the culture forever. From approximately 1918 to the mid 1930s, talent began to overflow within this newfound culture of the black community in Harlem, as prominent figures—Langston Hughes ( The most prolific writer of the Harlem Renaissance. He casted off the influences of white poets and wrote with the rhythmic meter of blues and jazz), Claude McKay (urged African Americans

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    The Black Plague

    The Black Plague “The Renaissance Death of England” Jayne Ritzinger GS102 – Introduction of Life Science September 2, 2009 The Black Plague in a Medieval Perspective “The Renaissance Death of England” The Sixteenth Century and Bubonic Plague The year is 1350 and death has travelled Western Asia and Europe for a decade. The death rate has exceeded 10 million due to the Black Plague, which is the curse of Europe (Bollinger, 1983). Travelling by boat and carriage, the Black Death has infected

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    History of Black Colleges

    case was settled by a court order merging the former University of Tennessee at Nashville with TSU. As president, Humphries was the first to face the challenge of maintaining the balance between TSU’s role as one of America’s preeminent historically black universities and its emerging status as a comprehensive national university. The Geier v. Tennessee case, however, remained alive for 32 years. Rita Sanders Geier was joined by the U.S. Department of Justice and by TSU professors Ray Richardson and

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    Introduction What do you know about people’s lifestyle in Abu Dhabi before the black gold (oil)? In this research essay we will enumerate some of the events that happened in Mohammad Abd Al Jalil Al Fahim’s life in Abu Dhabi that he witnessed in his childhood to date which he has wrote about them in his book “From Rags To Riches A Story of Abu Dhabi” about things and stories that he didn’t find in any books of emirate’s history and for the benefit of U.A.E’s next generation to know the Difficulties that

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    Nokia. When asked why developers are more interested in Windows Phone 7 now than a year ago, a plurality (48%) said it was the Microsoft/Nokia partnership. Nokia also received high marks from its new Lumia Windows Phone 7 smartphone announcement last month, with 28% of developers saying they are ‘very interested’ in developing for the device. This is more than double the interest in Nokia’s own Symbian and MeeGo OSes since Appcelerator began reporting mobile platform interest in January 2010. This quarter

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    Black History Jesse Jackson

    Black History Jesse Louis Jackson Jesse Louis Burns was born on October 8, 1941 in Greenville, South Carolina. At the time of Jesse’s birth his mother Helen Burns was only sixteen (16) years old. Jesse’s father, Noah Louis Robinson was an professional boxer and also an standout guy in his community. When Jesse was born his father Louis was married to another woman. Jesse’s father died on January 28, 1997 and had never been involved with his son’s life. In 1943 two years after

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    Black and Decker

    Black and Decker Corporation Progress Report Finance Group Project Focus G.T. Link The corporate image of Black and Decker has gone through many corporate changes to keep a competitive advantage and ultimately see larger increases in the share price. Black and Decker is concentrated as a global manufacturer and marketer of power tools and accessories, hardware and home improvement products, and technology-based fastening systems. Due to the maturity of the market, it is essential

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    Black Muslims

    INTRODUCTION In this work I will explain about the Muslims that are black. This topic is very important to talk about this kind of culture because we are in a world which is assorted of many cultures, also is important to talk about this topic because we have to know that the black people are humans too and they have the same rights like everybody. The phrase Black Muslims may describe any black people who are Muslim, but historically it has been specifically used to refer to African-American

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    policies; such practices were frowned upon by the conservative directors of the Second Bank of the United States. O-Grab-Me- Known in North American folklore as the “Ograbme” (embargo spelled backwards) the snapping turtle earned a place in the history of our southern neighbors, becoming a feature in political cartoons commenting on the 1807 Jeffersonian embargo act which banned trade between the United States and other nations. New Orleans 1815: The Battle of New Orleans was fought December 23

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    Employee of the Month

    EMPLOYEE OF THE MONTH PROGRAM MONTHLY WINNER CRITERIA PURPOSE The Employee of the Month Award is to recognize an individual employee who has demonstrated on an on-going basis a positive attitude and Teamwork in their department, and have shown responsibility for themselves and others. CRITERIA The Employee of the Month must posses the following for the month of the nomination: * No unexcused absences * No V-1 Quality Calls * No Safety Violations (including accidents)

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    Black in America

    African American Struggle for Equality 1865 Black in America HIS204: American History Since 1865 (BUH1131B) African American Struggle for Equality 1865 Black in America Even though he African American from 1865 to today there will still be some out there that will say that there have been advances in a positive way for African Americans but there is still more to be done. Some will say that there are more African Americans in jail, poverty, and low wage jobs than any other American

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    (1970) and The Good Fight (1973). Jan E. Matzeliger Jan Ernst Matzeliger was born on September 15, 1852 in Surinam (South America), the child of a biracial marriage. His father was a white engineer from Holland and his mother was a black woman in the Dutch colony. By his third birthday Matzeliger was sent to live with his father’s sister. By the time he turned 10 years old, Matzeliger became a worker in the machine shop that his father owned. It was at this time that he quickly became

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