The Origins of the Memorial Day celebrations

Posted: May 30, 2011 in Uncategorized
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The Origins of the Memorial Day celebrations:

forget the black origins of “memorial day”

Today is “Memorial Day,” the day on which (some) people in the United States remember and honor their war dead. What few white Americans realize is a bit of whitewashed history — the first such celebration was initiated and carried out by black people.

http://stuffwhitepeopledo.blogspot.com/2010/05/forget-black-origins-of-memorial-day.html

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