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  • Date contains "1902"

January 4, 1902

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A company based in Richmond promotes a new product to bleach black skin and straighten black hair.

January 4, 1902

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An advertisement for a free, “magical” hair brush, distributed in Richmond, promises to straighten kinky and curly hair.

January 4, 1902

The rapid expansion of the railroad system in the South is allowing quicker and more comfortable travel.

January 4, 1902

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The Planet praises the all-black Richmond Beneficial Insurance Company for its growth and acceptance, after overcoming prejudices in the business world.

January 11, 1902

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An advertisement for a medication, Asthamalene, from New York City, promises to cure anyone from asthma, mentioning several people's success stories with the product.

January 11, 1902

The House introduces a bill to repay ex-Confederate soldiers for any wartime property confiscated by General Lee at the end of the war.

January 11, 1902

House members debate the Nicaragua Canal Bill and discuss the decision of the United States to control the strategic canal.

January 11, 1902

The census bureau releases information regarding the results of the 1900 census.

January 11, 1902

White brick-layers go on strike when contractors hire blacks over them. The Planet suggests that African American bricklayers form their own unions, since they are excluded from whites’.

January 18, 1902

Mitchell positively remarks how black people have transitioned to owning former white slavemasters’ property and successful businesses.
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