There were once Africans on display in the Bronx Zoo.
A 1936 heat wave killed 5,000 nationally; 364 in Detroit; 570 in Michigan. Within a week. “Newborn infants died in the delivery room” while doctors and nurses collapsed around them.
Ronald Reagan won 49 out of 50 states in his second term election, missing the only one by less than 4000 votes.
Walter White, a light-skinned black man, disguised himself as a white man to investigate the KKK.
French Texans planned to use a primitive submarine to smuggle Napoleon, from exile, into America and start another Empire there.
More peas, Mr. President? At a dinner party, Richard Nixon said, “I could leave this room, and in 25 minutes, 70 million people would be dead.”
US used the chemical herbicide called Agent Orange in Vietnam war which killed or maimed 400K Vietnamese, although the use of such weapons was outlawed in Geneva in 1925. The excuse was that it was used against crops, not people.
US Radium employed girls to paint glow-in-the-dark dials with radium paint, telling them to shape the brush points with their lips or fingers. When employees later started losing their jaws, company-paid examiners covered it up and claimed they had syphilis.
After the Civil War, 10k Confederates left the U.S., set up colonies in Brazil, and still celebrate their heritage till this day.
The first female millionaire in the US was African-American, born just a few years after slavery was abolished.