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: blackhistory article-24157 title Welcome to Encyclopædia Britannica's Guide to Black History publisher date accessdate 2010-08-29 ** in Borno (Sayfawa dynasty) (alongside the native title Mai) ** since 1817

from one- to two-thirds of the entire population of the Fulani jihad states consisted of enslaved people. The population of the Sokoto caliphate formed by Hausas (Hausa people) in the northern Nigeria and Cameroon was half-enslaved in the 19th century. Biography


Empire which continued until 1903 when the Fulani population and land were divided into various European colonies. Between 1750 and 1900, one to two-thirds of the population of the Fulani jihad (Fulani War) states consisted of slaves. ref

Owen Sound

in the growth of Ontario. * '''Billy Bishop Home and Museum''' – located in Bishop's former home, is dedicated to the life and times of Billy Bishop and Canada's history in aviation. * '''Black History Cairn''' – located in historic Harrison Park, celebrating Owen Sound's status as a northern terminus of the Underground Railroad (Underground Railroad). * '''Owen Sound Farmer's Market''' – occupying the same location since 1868, the Market is open every Saturday morning throughout the year

The sister city of Owen Sound is Miamisburg, Ohio. *City of Owen Sound *Owen Sound Black History *Owen Sound City Band * Summerfolk Music

Oliver W. Dillard

General Julius W. Becton, Jr.—the VII Corps Commander at the time—and General Dillard’s recent retirement, General Becton had General Dillard travel to various installations in Germany and speak as a part of Black History month activities. In March 1980, General Dillard participated in a Study conference, “Black Officer Accession and Retention,” at the US Army War College that clarified information concerning the O5 promotion articles that appeared in the ''Army Times''; his inputs highlighted

Shelburne, Nova Scotia

States had to decide where their future lay. Those loyal to the British Crown were called United Empire Loyalists, and came north. White American Loyalists brought their African American slaves with them, while formerly enslaved Black Americans, about 10% of the total, Black History in Guelph and Wellington County also made their way to the colonies of British

Southern Ontario

of 1812 Website publisher The Discriminating General accessdate May 29, 2011 and was a major destination for escaping slaves using the underground railroad. Following the enactment of Prohibition in the United States in 1919

of these returned to the United States after emancipation (Thirteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution), a significant population remained, largely in Southern Ontario, widely scattered in both rural and urban locations, including Toronto. Black History in Guelph and Wellington County

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Brookings, South Dakota

Watertown , and Huron (Huron, South Dakota). The reason Post 230 is considered a district 1A team is because it plays within the area designated as district 1 and obtains at least a portion of its players from neighboring Brookings High School (a school possessing an "A" enrollment status under American Legion by-laws). The team has been an installation in Aurora since 2002 and its colors are blue and white, gray, and or black. History Bushnell was founded in 1904 and named for Frank E. Bushnell, owner of the land on which the train depot was erected (the community was already built before but didn't have a name). Beginning as a farm town, Bushnell grew to encompass a railroad depot, cheese factory, and grain elevator at one point. In 1881 South Dakota College (South Dakota State University) was founded in nearby Brookings (Brookings, South Dakota), and Bushnell's economy began to decline as the population shifted to the new college town. By the 20th century however, Bushnell had found a new niche as an artist's community. With more than 30 percent of its citizens employed as artists, the tiny town of Bushnell has a greater percentage of artists in their workforce than does Paris. Before the 2008 season began, a brand new High Definition (High-definition video) scoreboard from Daktronics in Brookings, South Dakota was installed beyond center field, replacing the original. The new scoreboard is '''South Dakota's 2nd congressional district''' is an obsolete district. It was created upon South Dakota's admission into the Union in 1889 and abolished after the 1980 census (United States Census, 1980). Members were elected at-large until the formation of individual districts after the 1910 Census (United States Census, 1910). From 1913 until 1933, the 2nd District covered much of northeastern South Dakota, including the cities of Aberdeen (Aberdeen, South Dakota), Brookings (Brookings, South Dakota), Huron (Huron, South Dakota), and Watertown (Watertown, South Dakota). Official Congressional Directory, 63rd Congress (63rd United States Congress) (1913) through 72nd Congress (72nd United States Congress) (1931) When South Dakota's 3rd congressional district was eliminated after the 1930 Census (United States Census, 1930), the 2nd District was relocated to cover all of the counties in South Dakota west of the Missouri River. Official Congressional Directory, 73rd Congress (73rd United States Congress) (1933) Population changes eventually moved the district's boundaries further east. During the 97th Congress (97th United States Congress), it covered all but the 21 easternmost counties in the state. Official Congressional Directory, 9th Congress (97th United States Congress) (1981) He was born near Elizabeth, Illinois on November 29, 1870 and moved to the Dakota Territory in 1882 with his parents settling near what is now Plankinton, South Dakota. He graduated from Plankinton High School in 1889 and attended the Agricultural College in Brookings, South Dakota from 1890 to 1893. He graduated from the Iowa State College of Agriculture (now Iowa State University) at Ames, Iowa in 1893 and the law department of the University of Nebraska-Lincoln in 1899.

Hanford, California

of the NAACP. The City Council then recognized the day as an official holiday with a resolution honoring Dr. King, read by then Mayor Joaquin Gonzales. The most prominent African-Americans living in the community include Chris Jordan, almost 30-year veteran City of Hanford Police Captain, then elected in 2006 as the first black Sheriff of Kings County. The late civil rights activist, Wanda Williams-Hinton, turned the Black History Month celebration into an annual citywide tradition; that has


- Historical survey - Slave societies work Encyclopædia Britannica's Guide to Black History publisher Encyclopædia Britannica year 2011 url http: blackhistory article-24157 accessdate 2011-05-28 Nigeria has six cities with a population of over 1 million people (from largest to smallest: Lagos, Kano, Ibadan, Kaduna, Port Harcourt, and Benin City). Lagos is the List of most populous cities in Africa largest city in sub-Saharan

Akron, Ohio

, arrived and challenged them. Race took part in two of Akron's major riots, the Riot of 1900 and the Wooster Ave. Riots of 1968. Others giving speeches on race, in the city include Dr. W.E.B. Du Bois (W.E.B. Du Bois) (1920) and President Bill Clinton (Bill Clinton) (1997). ref name "

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