Timeline.com

This Former Slave Town In Coastal Maryland Seethed With

This former slave town in coastal Maryland seethed with racial unrest for more than a century. In 1967, H. Rap Brown climbed on a car and said, “It’s time for Cambridge to explode, baby.”

Posted: Friday Apr 3, 2020

Read : https://timeline.com/this-former-slave-town-in-coastal-maryland-seethed-with-racial-unrest-for-more-than-a-century-e4f2163d0733

This former slave town in coastal Maryland seethed with ...

Posted: (5 days ago) This former slave town in coastal Maryland seethed with racial unrest for more than a century. In 1967, H. Rap Brown climbed on a car and said, “It’s time for Cambridge to explode, baby.” ...

Read

Photos: Hardship and humanity in New York City’s Bowery ...

Posted: (5 days ago) S ince at least the 1930s, New York City’s Bowery was synonymous with the Single Room Occupancy (SRO) hotels which lined its sidewalks. Homeless men could find cheap shelter in these “flophouses,” paying rent on a night-by-night basis or inhabiting them for the longer term.

Read

The Oklahoma town that produced most of WWI’s bullets is ...

Posted: (6 days ago) The Oklahoma town that produced most of WWI’s bullets is now a poison graveyard. Picnicking on mountains of lead byproduct. Stephanie Buck. Follow.

Read

Snapshots from FEMA’s disastrous failure in the wake of ...

Posted: (4 days ago) M ore than a million people had evacuated, and tens of thousands more were hunkered down in emergency shelters on August 24th, 1992, when Hurricane Andrew crashed into southern Florida at 165 m.p.h. Throughout the region, military planes were ready to fly supplies into the devastation zone once the winds and rain cleared.. And then everyone waited. Relief teams sat at airports waiting for ord

Read

The forgotten lynching of Zachariah Walker was one of our ...

Posted: (8 days ago) The forgotten lynching of Zachariah Walker was one of our most shameful — and it was in the North. In a small Pennsylvania town, he was burned alive. Matt Reimann. Follow.

Read

This magical drug mansion in Upstate New York is where the ...

Posted: (6 days ago) This magical drug mansion in Upstate New York is where the psychedelic ’60s took off. Owned by one of America’s richest families, Millbrook hosted Timothy Leary, Allen Ginsberg, Charles Mingus and more. Ahmed Kabil. Follow.

Read

These rare photos of Bonnie and Clyde reveal the dark ...

Posted: (6 days ago) These rare photos of Bonnie and Clyde reveal the dark reality of America’s iconic criminal couple. A private collection of prints shows the duo’s grim end. Brendan Seibel. Follow.

Read

Watch: Ronald Reagan and his ‘War on Drugs’ - Timeline

Posted: (5 days ago) Watch: Ronald Reagan and his ‘War on Drugs’ ... At Timeline, we reveal the forces that shaped America’s past and present. Our team and the Timeline community are scouring archives for the most visually arresting and socially important stories, and using them to explain how we got to now.

 Pre Read

Meet the lit professor-turned-tattoo artist who inked the ...

Posted: (6 days ago) Meet the lit professor-turned-tattoo artist who inked the Hells Angels and chronicled his every studly conquest. Samuel Steward, aka Phil Sparrow, was a Renaissance Man of the streets, unconcerned with sexual and societal taboos. Nina Renata Aron. Follow.

 Renaissance  Art Read

It was sex all the time at this 1800s commune, with anyone ...

Posted: (4 days ago) T hough they called themselves Communists, the spirit of capitalism had been alive and well at Oneida since the beginning. Noyes himself declared that “money-making is the soul of the world,” like it or not, and that “in order to subdue the world to Christ we must carry religion into money-making.”

 Religion Read