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Rodney King

The Holiday Videotape A nine-minute and twenty videotape taken by George Holliday turned what would otherwise have been a violent, but soon forgotten, encounter between Los Angeles police and Rodney King into one of the most widely watched and discussed in ...

African ancestry of the royals

Russia's mixed-race national poet Alexander Pushkin is an ancestor of the Queen of England’s husband Prince Phillip.  It was Pushkin who famously wrote the "Blackamoor of Peter the Great," an unfinished romance about the poet's Ethiopi ...

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