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  2. Horn of Africa - Wikipedia

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    Haile Selassie subsequently appealed to the League of Nations, delivering an address that made him a worldwide figure and 1935's Time magazine Man of the Year. Following the entry of Italy into World War II, British Empire forces, together with patriot Ethiopian fighters, liberated Ethiopia in the course of the East African Campaign in 1941.

  3. Dutch East India Company - Wikipedia

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    The Dutch East India Company, officially the United East India Company (Dutch: Vereenigde Oost Indische Compagnie; VOC), was a megacorporation founded by a government-directed consolidation of several rival Dutch trading companies (voorcompagnieën) in the early 17th century. It is believed to be the largest company to ever have existed in ...

  4. African diaspora - Wikipedia

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    Much of the African diaspora became dispersed throughout the Americas, Europe, and Asia during the Atlantic, Trans-Saharan and Indian Ocean slave trades. Beginning in the 8th century, Arabs took African slaves from the central and eastern portions of the African continent (where they were known as the Zanj) and sold them into markets in the Middle East, the Indian subcontinent, and the Far East.

  5. List of African-American neighborhoods - Wikipedia

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    This is a list of African-American neighborhoods.The list contains the names of cities, districts, and neighborhoods in the U.S. that are predominantly African American or that are strongly associated with African-American culture²— either currently or historically.

  6. East St. Louis, Illinois - Wikipedia

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    Such economic competition raised tensions between the groups in a period when the number of blacks in East St. Louis had increased dramatically due to the first Great Migration, when African Americans left poor rural areas of the South to escape Jim Crow oppression and seek jobs in the industrial cities of the North and the Midwest. From 1910 ...

  7. Demographics of Africa - Wikipedia

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    The population of Africa was 177 million in 1950, and it grew 7.6 times to more than 1.341 billion in 2020. The increase in population is explosive, with a population under the age of 14 in the exponential growth phase, a difference from almost the rest of the world, which is already in balance (USA 1966, Europe 1969, Mexico 1990, Latin America 2000, India 2009, Asia 1977).

  8. East Cleveland, Ohio - Wikipedia

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    East Cleveland is a city in Cuyahoga County, Ohio, United States, and is the first suburb of Cleveland.The population was 17,843 at the 2010 census.East Cleveland is bounded by the city of Cleveland to its north, west, and a small section of its southwestern edge, and by Cleveland Heights to the east and the majority of its southern limits.

  9. Lower East Side - Wikipedia

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    : 6 The percentage of Lower East Side and East Village students excelling in math rose from 61% in 2000 to 80% in 2011, and reading achievement increased from 66% to 68% during the same time period. The Lower East Side and East Village's rate of elementary school student absenteeism is lower than the rest of New York City.