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Lincoln urged Britain to help set up colony for freed slaves


March 6th, 2011 - 3:50 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 6 (ANI): Abraham Lincoln had told freed slaves that they should found a colony in Latin America, and also urged Britain's help in proving land to these slaves in British ... Read more...

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Lincoln had ’secret talks’ with Britain to set up colony for freed slaves


March 6th, 2011 - 3:14 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 6 (ANI): Abraham Lincoln made contact secretly with the British to help found a colony in the then British Honduras, now Belize, for freed slaves, reveals a new book.A new ... Read more...

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New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival turns 40


April 24th, 2009 - 1:39 pm ICT by Amrit Rashmisrisethi
The first New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival was held in 1970 and about 350 people attended, that time it included gospel singer Mahalia Jackson and the other 100 or so local ... Read more...

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