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The forgotten origins of the famous fireman's pole

Published Feb. 28, 2019

Every year for Black History Month, Judge Derek Mosley posts daily tributes on Facebook that provide information about remarkable African-Americans who were excluded from mainstream history. Today, learn who invented the fireman's pole.

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The war over America's public waters

Published Feb. 27, 2019

Every year for Black History Month, Judge Derek Mosley posts daily tributes on Facebook that provide information about remarkable African-Americans who were excluded from mainstream history. Today, remember the forgotten battle for America's public waters.

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Did you know who founded the city of Chicago?

Published Feb. 26, 2019

Every year for Black History Month, Judge Derek Mosley posts daily tributes on Facebook that provide information about remarkable African-Americans who were excluded from mainstream history. Today, learn about the first non-Native settler of Chicago.

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Betsey, Lucy, Anarcha and their tragic place in medical history

Published Feb. 25, 2019

Every year for Black History Month, Judge Derek Mosley posts daily tributes on Facebook that provide information about remarkable African-Americans who were excluded from mainstream history. Today, meet Betsey, Lucy and Anarcha, women cruelly forced into medical history.

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How a man invented the refrigerated truck - and saved lives

Published Feb. 24, 2019

Every year for Black History Month, Judge Derek Mosley posts daily tributes on Facebook that provide information about remarkable African-Americans who were excluded from mainstream history. Today, learn about inventor Frederick McKinley Jones.

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The Productivity Paradox

The Productivity Paradox – Comparing Innovations by Paul Winghart Would you rather be the only one with a motorcar in 2013 or the only one with a smart phone in 1913?  Assuming the entire current infrastructure is in place so your phone would work then as it does now, the question ge...

Award Season Reviews: The King's Speech

THE KING'S SPEECH received a lot of early buzz for Colin Firth's performance as King George VI, but it's been gaining a lot more momentum lately as a possible Best Picture contender. Both are absolutely valid. In his latest effort, Tom Hooper has created something that is at once beautifully ...

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