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  2. The Salvation Army - Wikipedia

    Salvationists set out for the US in 1880, and when George Scott Railton and his team arrived they started work in Harry Hill's Variety Theatre on 14 March 1880. The first notable convert was Ashbarrel Jimmie who had so many convictions for drunkenness that the judge sentenced him to attend the Salvation Army. [49]

  3. Persecution of Muslims - Wikipedia

    Lombard pogroms against Muslims started in the 1160s. Muslim and Christian communities in Sicily became increasingly geographically separated. The island's Muslim communities were mainly isolated beyond an internal frontier which divided the south-western half of the island from the Christian north-east.

  4. Redlining - Wikipedia

    The Equal Credit Opportunity Act (ECOA) is a United States law (codified at 15 U.S.C. § 1691 et seq.), enacted 28 October 1974,[1] that makes it unlawful for any creditor to discriminate against any applicant, with respect to any aspect of a credit transaction, on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, marital status, or age ...

  5. Mary McLeod Bethune - Wikipedia

    Bethune wrote later, "I considered cash money as the smallest part of my resources. I had faith in a loving God, faith in myself, and a desire to serve." The school received donations of money, equipment, and labor from local black churches. Within a year, Bethune was teaching over 30 girls at the school.

  6. List of Silent Witness episodes - Wikipedia

    Christian Spurrier: Nicholas Le Prevost, Joseph Mawle, Jemima Rooper, David de Keyser, Paul Panting: 13 August 2006 () 14 August 2006 () 7.27 7.30: A teenage girl is found tortured to death in a London dogs' home, and an office employee at one of the world's largest animal experimentation facilities is found dead in her flat.

  7. NAACP - Wikipedia

    University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. OCLC 70810152. Murphy, Walter F. "The South Counterattacks: The Anti-NAACP Laws." Western Political Quarterly 12.2 (1959): 371–390. online; Reed, Christopher Robert. The Chicago NAACP and the Rise of Black Professional Leadership, 1910–1966. Bloomington, IN: Indiana University Press, 1997.

  8. Unite the Right rally - Wikipedia

    Ahead of the rally, an array of "faith-based groups, civil rights organizations, local businesses, and faculty and students at the University of Virginia" planned counterprotests. In July 2017, the ecumenical and interfaith clergy group Congregate Charlottesville called for a thousand members of the clergy to counterprotest at the rally.

  9. Mexican–American War - Wikipedia–American_War

    However, General Pico kept the hill under siege for four days until a 215-man American relief force arrived. [143] Frémont and the 428-man California Battalion arrived in San Luis Obispo on December 14 [144] and Santa Barbara on December 27. [145]