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This Upcoming Drama By Will Packer and Aaron McGruder Imagines "Black America" Post-Reparations

"Black America" is the right kind of alternative history drama.

A new drama by Will Packer and The Boondocks creator Aaron McGruder, which envisions an alternate history for black people in post-Civil War America, is currently in the works, reports Deadline.

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3 Alternative History Timelines That Are Way Better Than 'Confederate'

In light of the controversy around HBO's new show 'Confederate,' this contributor gives us better timelines that should be picked up instead.

DIASPORA—I am almost certain that HBO and its artistic partners, David Benioff and D.B. Weiss, creators of the hit series Game of Thrones did not predict the backlash that has accompanied the announcement of their new project, Confederate—a series, which according to the press release, “takes place in an alternative timeline where the southern states have successfully seceded from the Union, giving rise to a nation in which slavery remains legal and has evolved into a modern institution.”

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Archaeologists Have Uncovered a Lost Islamic City in Ethiopia

Archaeologists in eastern Ethiopia have uncovered an ancient city dating as far back as the 10th century AD.

ETHIOPIA—Archaeologists in eastern Ethiopia have uncovered an ancient city dating as far back as the 10th century AD, reports BBC News.

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