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archdrude:

The Amazing Connections Between the Inca and Egyptian Cultures 

"The ancient Egyptians (in Africa) and the ancient pre-Incas/Incas (in South America) evolved on opposite sides of the globe and were never in contact.

Yet, both cultures mysteriously possessed the same strikingly identical body of ancient art, architecture, symbolism, mythology and religion.

The Victorian era scholars, faced with this enigma, concluded that both cultures must have been children of the same Golden Age parent civilization, “Atlantis.”

Today, Egyptian/Inca parallels are not only being ignored by American and Western scholars, they’re being suppressed.

Many baffling and unsolved similarities link the ancient Egyptians and the ancient pre-Incas/Incas ― even though both cultures evolved on opposite sides of the planet, separated by oceans” Read More

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"Standing Tall Amid the Glares" by Paul Schutzer.

Lewis Cousins, age 15, the only African American student in the newly desegregated Maury High School, standing alone. 1959, Norfolk, VA. 

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The regal Ella Fitzgerald, backstage before singing at a “Birthday Salute” in honor of JFK at Madison Square Garden, New York, May 19, 1962.

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Pictured — Day of Pilgrimage: Montgomery Bus Boycott, 1956

Today marks the 55th anniversary of the Supreme Court declaring Alabama laws requiring segregated buses illegal, ending the Montgomery Bus Boycott.

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