Photos of slavery.
Sylvester Magee: The Last Known Slave And Civil War Veteran Who Live To Be 130 Years Old
Civil War veteran Sylvester Magee lived to be 130 years old (1841-1971) . He was likely the last living human being who possessed any firsthand memory of the trials of the Civil War or institutionalized #slavery. Some historians have stated it would have been impossible for a person who neither rea
'Viola Davis Desmond (1914 –1965) was an Black Nova Scotian and A successful businesswoman and beautician in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Viola Desmond is often described as Canada’s Rosa Parks since on November 8, 1946 she refused to sit in the balcony designated exclusively for blacks in the Roseland Theatre.
Santa Claus was an European Moor – By Oguejiofo Annu | Rasta Livewire
Santa Claus was a Black Muurish European Nicholas, was probably born during the third century in the village of Patara, in what is now the southern coast of Turkey. He was born of very wealthy ethnic black Anatolians of the ancient Roman Empire. He was one of those ancient and dominant black Muurs of Europe that you only fleetingly come across in today’s western history, because the Gothic Europeans would hide the true Muurish history in Europe.
Nancy Green, the first 'Aunt Jemima'
Nancy Green (1834-1923), a former slave from Mt. Sterling, KY, moved to Chicago after the Civil War, where she went on to become one of the first African American models employed by an American company to promote a product. Green was the first person to portray the character Aunt Jemima.
Happy Birthday - Septima Poinsette Clark
Septima Poinsette Clark, the "grandmother of the civil rights movement," with Rosa Parks (who participated in one of Clark's workshops before her great act). Clark created powered the "Freedom Schools" that underpinned the growth of the movement and deepening of a whole generation of leadership. How "one little woman teacher" used everything she knew from her life to change the world, using tools like the Sears catalog. If her name isn't familiar, you really need to click for her great story.