“Those who do not learn history are doomed to repeat it.”
This is a quote that is often used. It surely proves itself to be true over and over again as actions speak louder than words. The same mistakes that have been made for eons continually occur, and it confirms that the people who are in leadership and decision making roles are completely unaware, or ignorant, of the consequences of prior events that have been recorded throughout the annals of history.
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Yesterday’s news is today’s history.
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Florida has the oldest history in the United States (after European contact). After Juan Ponce de León landed here in 1513 the entire world began changing and expanding very rapidly. Florida’s interesting history can be explored right here…See & Read More
The history of the United States might only be 240+ years old, but it is extremely interesting and full of conflicts, triumphs, stories and policies that have influenced the modern world. The history of the United States can be explored right here…
United States Labor History reveals the struggles and sacrifices for worker’s rights and benefits such as the 8 hour work day, the 40 hour work week, occupational safety laws and Labor Day. These rights and benefits were not handed out by governmental officials and corporations from the goodness of their hearts. Many people were beaten, fired, blacklisted and killed in the many struggles that resulted in laws, benefits and protections for every worker and profession. Unfortunately, not many people know about this history and it is taken for granted today. See & Read More
Northeast Florida History
(The oldest European-
Wars and Armed Conflicts in U.S. History are numerous. It seems there is always a tyrant with a bulls eye painted on their head that the U.S. Government is chasing (and using as a poster child to help finance the military complex). One of the best quotes of recent years was on a billboard in Houston, Texas. It was advertising an American Civil War exhibit at a local museum and simply asked: “What were we Thinking?” Now that pretty much sums it up…
Visiting, Exploring and Photographing Historical Northeast Florida Sites
Edward H. Armstrong (Mayor of Daytona Beach: 1928-
The Quest to Have a Plaque Placed on his Monument in Oceanfront Park, Daytona Beach
Perseverance: Episodes of Black History from the Rural South was inspired because many aspects of black history in many parts of the rural South are both underappreciated and under documented. Many of the local episodes of black history in this book occurred in Flagler County, Florida and are excellent microcosms of black history from the rural South. Some of these historic episodes are remarkable and include Ku Klux Klan ties to the county’s founder, the “Famous Christmas Letter to Flagler’s Colored Voters” (which was a community-
Read my newly published book: Perseverance: Episodes of Black History from the Rural South