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The Real Django:  This is the actual man on which the movie Django Unchained is loosely based

The Real Django: This is the actual man on which the movie DJango Unchained is loosely based. His name is Dangerfield Newby, and he was a member of the John Brown party . He joined to save his wife and children, Harriet.

Black  Inventors

I didn't know there were so many things invented by black people, especially when slavery was still so present in our society, I'm surprised that they were still given the recognition.

In 1844, Alexandre Dumas père wrote The Three Musketeers. He is the grandson of a Haitian Marie-Cessette Dumas, and his father remains the highest ranking African descent soldier in any European army. The lack of prejudice reflects the equality-liberty-fraternity motto of France. He is one of the most widely read French Authors and his works have been made into over 200 movies.

In Alexandre Dumas père wrote The Three Musketeers. The lack of prejudice reflects the equality-liberty-fraternity motto of France. He is one of the most widely read French Authors and his works have been made into over 200 movies.

Bass Reeves... The original Lone Ranger. Wow!

The real-life Django: black Wild West marshal Bass Reeves who arrested 3,000 outlaws and killed 14 men

The real-life Django. Bass Reeves, born a slave in broke from his owner to live among Native Americans Became a Deputy U. Marshal in 1875 at the age of During his career he arrested felons, killed 14 men, was never shot.

1964- The owner of the Monson Motel pours acid in the swimming pool to force the black children out who attempted to integrate the pool. This is the same hotel that denied entry to Martin Luther King Jr that same year. It became an important location in the St. Augustine Movement, which is a major part of the Civil Rights movement in the 60’s.

Hotel owner James Brock pouring muriatic acid in the pool of the Monson Motor Lodge in Saint Augustine while black protesters swim in it,

The real Rosie the Riveter - Geraldine Hoff Doyle, was a 17-year-old (in 1942) while she was working at the American Broach & Machine Co. when a photographer snapped a picture of her on the job. That image was used by J. Howard Miller for the “We Can Do It!” poster, released during World War II.    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Geraldine_Doyle

People- Geraldine Hoff Doyle, was 17 years (in while she was working at the American Broach & Machine Co. when a photographer snapped a pic of her on the job. That image used by J. Howard Miller for the “We Can Do It!” poster, released during World War.

African-American inventor Elijah the Real McCoy was born in Canada on May 2, 1844, the son of escaped slaves.  During his life time McCoy received 57 patents for devices which improved versions of his automatic lubrication process. The high quality of McCoy's inventions gained such notoriety that the phrase "the Real McCoy" was coined to distinguish his inventions from cheap imitations.

Elijah McCoy, an African-American man, invented a device to keep train wheels oiled while the train was running. Others tried similar devices, but his was the best – and that’s the origination of the phrase The Real McCoy

Gawking US Slave: Sarah "Saartjie" Baartman: The Real Life of the Hottentot Venus

Satire of the Hottentot Venus (Saartjie Baartman) exhibited in Paris naked except for a loin-cloth, with two Scots soldiers in kilts, a young Parisienne and a well-dressed gentleman admiring her from different angles.

The first people in China were Black An international study has found that the Chinese people originated not from Peking Man in northern China, but from early humans in East Africa who moved through South Asia to China some thousands of years ago.

a group of these African Chinese; later known to us as the Jomon, took this route and entered Japan, they became the first Humans to inhabit the Japanese Islands. Later, another.

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