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Leading Equity

Aug 30, 2021

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About Richard “Pete” Hill

Richard “Pete” Hill, served 22 years on active duty with the United States Army and retired in 2006 at the rank of Master Sergeant.  While serving on active duty he deployed to combat in the Middle East twice. He served in both Operation Desert Storm in 1990 and Operation Iraqi Freedom in 2003.  For his service, he earned the Bronze Star Medal with an Oak Leaf Cluster.

Pete is a self-taught historian who focuses on legislation and court decisions that have shaped and are shaping how Black America is perceived by the rest of the world. 

Pete’s educational achievements include a Masters in Human Resource Management and a Masters in Management with an emphasis in Leadership.  Pete is also a Certified Diversity Executive and is currently pursuing his Doctorate of Business Administration with Walden University.

Show Highlights

  • The Gag Rule
  • Emancipation Proclamation
  • 13th Amendment
  • 15th Amendment
  • The Exodus of 1879
  • 19th Amendment
  • Maceo Snipes

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Additional Resources

Compensated Emancipation Act

Black Codes That Challenged the 13th Amendment

The Colfax Massacre and the End of Reconstruction

The South's Response to the Emancipation Proclamation of 1862

 The Exodusters (The First Mass Migration From the South)

Annihilating Racial Injustice in School Course

FREE AUDIO COURSE: Race, Advocacy, and Social Justice Studies

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