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City upon a Hill. A City upon a Hill is a phrase from the parable of Salt and Light in Jesus's Sermon on the Mount.

City upon a Hill

In Matthew 5:14, he tells his listeners, "You are the light of the world. A city that is set on a hill cannot be hidden. " It has become popular with American politicians. Free Angela - film 2011. Heroes/Heroism Quotes. African-American History Timeline (Civil Rights Movement, Facts, Events, Leaders) New_Negro_Movement.gif 1 189 × 1 080 pixels. 13th Amendment ratified — History.com This Day in History — 12/6/1865. On this day in 1865, the 13th Amendment to the U.S.

13th Amendment ratified — History.com This Day in History — 12/6/1865

Constitution, officially ending the institution of slavery, is ratified. "Neither slavery nor involuntary servitude, except as a punishment for crime whereof the party shall have been duly convicted, shall exist within the United States, or any place subject to their jurisdiction. " With these words, the single greatest change wrought by the Civil War was officially noted in the Constitution. The ratification came eight months after the end of the war, but it represented the culmination of the struggle against slavery. When the war began, some in the North were against fighting what they saw as a crusade to end slavery. Lincoln believed that a constitutional amendment was necessary to ensure the end of slavery. Sir Winston Churchill to feature on new banknote. 26 April 2013Last updated at 11:11 ET By Kevin Peachey Personal finance reporter, BBC News Luisa Baldini has a close-up look at the note design Sir Winston Churchill will feature on the new design of a banknote which will enter circulation in 2016, the Bank of England has announced.

Sir Winston Churchill to feature on new banknote

The wartime leader's image is planned to feature on the reverse of the new £5 note, together with one of his most celebrated quotations. Churchill was chosen owing to his place as "a hero of the entire free world", said Bank governor Sir Mervyn King. The current face of the £5 note is social reformer Elizabeth Fry. The March on Washington, 1963: Photos of the Epic Civil Rights Event.

Civil Rights Movement.

The March on Washington, 1963: Photos of the Epic Civil Rights Event

IHB: Lincoln, the Emancipation Proclamation, and Freedom. Courtesy Indiana Division, Indiana State Library The sectional crisis, precipitated in large measure by the controversy over the "peculiar institution," culminated in late 1859 and 1860 with two epochal events: John Brown's raid on the federal arsenal at Harpers Ferry and Abraham Lincoln's nomination and election as president.

IHB: Lincoln, the Emancipation Proclamation, and Freedom

Brown and his small, racially integrated band of men stormed the arsenal in mid-October, 1859, with the hope of securing arms and sparking a revolt by Virginia slaves. African American History in Oregon. Black History Month began as Negro History Week, established in February 1926 by historian Dr.

African American History in Oregon

Carter G. Woodson (1875-1950). Dr. Woodson, a Harvard graduate who was born to former slaves, was concerned that African American history had been ignored in U.S. educational curricula. The USA, 1945 - 1975. Civil Rights Acts. The USA, 1945 - 1975.

The USA, 1945 - 1975. Civil Rights Acts.

Civil Rights Acts. President Johnson signing the Civil Rights Act The Civil Rights Movement of the 1950's and 60's led to a number of new laws being introduced in America. Rosa Parks: How I Fought for Civil Rights. Untitled. Fox News During The Civil Rights Movement. Posted on June 1, 2009 in Political Cartoons See Also: Thoughts on FOX.

Fox News During The Civil Rights Movement

HD Stock Footage - Civil Rights March Selma Alabama 1965. History of the Civil Rights Movement. Selma, Alabama Demonstrations (March 1965) March 7, 1965 – “Bloody Sunday” in Selma, Alabama « Rhapsody in Books Weblog. Abraham Lincoln Quotes About Slavery (Including Sources) "A house divided against itself cannot stand. I believe this government cannot endure permanently half-slave and half-free. I do not expect the Union to be dissolved - I do not expect the house to fall - but I do expect it will cease to be divided. Strange Fruit, chanson qui dénonce les lynchages couramment pratiqués dans le sud des États-Unis. Strange Fruit (en français : étrange fruit) est une chanson.

Strange Fruit, chanson qui dénonce les lynchages couramment pratiqués dans le sud des États-Unis

La chanteuse afro-américaine Billie Holiday l’interpréta pour la première fois en 1939, au Café Society à New York. Ce poème écrit en 1937 par Abel Meeropol compte parmi les réquisitoires artistiques contre les lynchages couramment pratiqués dans le sud des États-Unis ; elle est en outre considérée comme l’une des premières manifestations du mouvement pour les droits civiques dans ce pays. Le terme « Strange Fruit » est d’ailleurs devenu synonyme de lynchage. Le « Strange Fruit » évoqué dans le morceau est le corps d’un noir pendu à un arbre. On peut lire dans la deuxième strophe : « Scène pastorale du vaillant Sud, Les yeux exorbités et la bouche tordue, Parfum du magnolia doux et frais, Puis une soudaine odeur de chair brûlée ».

Strange fruit (Les fruits étranges)