My deep appreciation to all who supported Black Wide-Awake in 2019 through likes, comments, shares, tips, corrections, and other feedback. Looking forward to continuing this journey of discovery in 2020!
Some 2019 stats:
94,174 views (an increase of 11% from 2018)
36,618 visitors (from 94 countries)
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Some of my favorite finds (not among the Top 5, and in no order):
Wilson Advance, 3 January 1895.
It’s always hard to trust the ever-hating Wilson Advance. The crowd may have been small, but Wilson’s African-American community celebrated Emancipation Day on January 1st, the day the Emancipation Proclamation took effect in 1863, into the 20th century.