History

Dozens of Confederate flags were flown over public parking garages in Charleston, South Carolina, in protest after a black activist previously arrested for removing the flag from the state house flagpole was invited to speak at a local university.

Source: Confederate flags fly over Charleston to protest activist’s speech — RT America

A slave named Nearis Green taught Jasper “Jack” Daniels how to distill Tennessee whiskey.

Source: Jack Daniel’s wants you to know about Nearis Green, the slave behind the world’s best-selling whiskey – The Washington Post