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Virgil Lamar Ware, was riding on the handlebars of his brother’s bicycle when he was fatally shot by white teenagers. The white youths had come from a segregationist rally held in the aftermath of the Sixteenth Street Baptist Church bombing. Black History Facts, Black History Month, Black Art, Civil Rights Memorial, By Any Means Necessary, My Black Is Beautiful, Beautiful Models, Civil Rights Movement, African Diaspora

Civil Rights Martyrs

On the Civil Rights Memorial are inscribed the names of individuals who lost their lives in the struggle for freedom during the modern Civil Rights Movement - 1954 to 1968.

100 Years of African American vintage photography from the end of slavery in the to the Black.

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BLACKS IN CALIFORNIA -The history of the original Black peoples of California is not mentioned in most Amrican history books. The term "Indian" is used to classify all the peoples found in the Americas when Columbus arrived. Spaniards and other Europeans

QUEEN CALAFIA THE BLACK AMAZON QUEEN AFTER WHOM CALIFORNIA IS NAMED: BLACK CALIFORNIAN

QUEEN CALAFIA THE BLACK AMAZON QUEEN AFTER WHOM CALIFORNIA IS NAMED: BLACK CALIFORNIAN OF THE BLACK MOJAVE NATION WHO LIVED IN CALIFORNIA BEFORE THE SPANISH INVASION The original peoples of California included two races. They were the descendants of...

Slaves built the White House, just as Michelle Obama said in her powerful DNC speech. Black History Month Memes, Black History Facts, African History, World History, Slavery History, History Quotes, African Culture, History Books, Black History Month People

You didn’t build the White House; slaves did. “Slaves were the largest labor pool when Congress in 1790 decided to create a new national capital along the Potomac surrounded by the two slave-owning states of Maryland and Virginia,” according to the June 1, 2005, Associated Press article “Capitol Slave Labor Studied” published in The Washington Times. It is estimated that over 400 slaves were used...

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Ojibwa, Ontario, Canada, ca. 1789. Native leather, rawhide, pigment, porcupine quills, glass beads, and deer hair, 48-7/8 x 27-5/8", Gift of Ned Jalbert in honor of the 75th anniversary of The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art and funds from the exchange of William Rockhill Nelson Trust properties, 2008.

African American Women of the Old West by Tricia Martineau Wagner. A sub genre of black cowboys, learning about the women that helped make the west. African American Culture, African American Women, African Americans, Early American, American Indians, Black History Facts, Black History Month, Black History Books, American Frontier

African American Women of the Old West, by Tricia Martineau Wagner

African American Women of the Old West, by Tricia Martineau Wagner

Escaped slave and minister Josiah Henson became involved in the Underground Railroad leading slaves to freedom and developed his own Afro-Canadian community. Black History Facts, Black History Month, African American Culture, Underground Railroad, Black Pride, African Diaspora, Before Us, African American History, Thing 1

Josiah Henson

Josiah Henson was born into slavery June 15, 1789, in Port Tobacco, Maryland. In 1828, Henson became a preacher for the Methodist Episcopal Church and was able to earn money to buy his freedom. His master took the money, but then raised the price to $ 1,000. In 1830 Henson fled to Canada with his family where he became involved in the Underground Railroad, leading over 200 slaves to freedom.

A reading of the cemetery’s inscriptions published in The “Old Northwest” Genealogical Quarterly, Volume 10 provides more detail. Only one problem: That reading does not agree with this gravestone! (Click "visit" for the story) Rice—Philip, d.

Murder and mystery

The white marble obelisk at the grave of Phillip Rice (d. 1866) has a startling inscription. Slave Murdered These are not words you expect on a gravestone. Even supposed to be seems unusual. PHILLIP RICE COLORED BORN A SLAVE IN Va. MURDERED July 26, 1866 SUPPOSED TO BE 73 YS OLD An annotated reading of the cemetery’s inscriptions published in The “Old Northwest” Genealogical Quarterly, Volume 10 (1907) provides more detail. Only one problem: That reading does not agree with this gravestone…

US Slaves - Never Forget! Fabrice Monteiro's Amazing Images of Fugitive Slaves In Slave Torture Devices: The Atlantic Slave Trade was the largest Forced migration in world history. Kings & Queens, African Diaspora, African American History, History Facts, World History, Black People, Black Is Beautiful, Black History, Forced Migration

Virginia Slave Database

From CNN, "Long-lost identities of slaves uncovered in old Virginia papers," by Michael Martinez and Athena Jones, 6 February 2012 -- Richmond, Virginia (CNN) -- A historical society in Virginia, where slavery began in the American colonies in 1619, has discovered the identities of 3,200 slaves from unpublished private documents, providing new information for today's descendants in a first-of-its-kind online database, society officials say. Many of the slaves had been forgotten to the world…

In William Still published his collection of interviews with escaped slaves as "The Underground Rail Road". It became one of the key historical resources for explaining the hidden workings of the Underground Railroad. Black History Facts, Black History Month, Civil Rights Activists, Underground Railroad, Famous Black, Union Army, African Diaspora, African American History, African History

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By Yolanda Spivey When he was just a young boy, William Still helped a slave escape. And over his...

Lucretia Mott, women’s rights advocate, Quaker, and abolitionist! Mott’s collaboration with fellow activist Elizabeth Cady Stanton resulted in the 1848 Seneca Falls convention and the proposal of the “Declaration of Sentiments.” Mott was born today in Great Women, Amazing Women, Beautiful Women, Seneca Falls Convention, Brave, Spiritual Practices, Women In History, Black History, Women Rights

Lucretia Mott Pictures

Pictures of Lucretia Mott, Quaker anti-slavery activist and women's rights activist.

It's sad to think that America was built on the death of Native Americans and Slavery but yet we still see racism today it's as if that all happened in vain

Genocide and Slavery

Quaker Abolitionist Lucretia Mott Anti Slavery Suffrage un regalito

QUAKER ABOLITIONIST LUCRETIA MOTT~ANTI SLAVERY~SUFFRAGE~ANTIQUE CDV~GUTEKUNST

Quaker Abolitionist Lucretia Mott Anti Slavery Suffrage

Mose Hursey, former slave from Red River County, Texas

"I heard them (slaves) get up with a powerful force of spirit, clapping their hands and walking around the place. They'd shout, "I got the glory. I got the old time religion in my heart." I seen some powerful figurations of the spirit in them days. Uncle Billy preached to us and was right good at preaching." Mose Hursey, former slave from Red River County, Texas, describing a Sunday service in the slave quarters. Photographer unknown, c1938.