In 1796, Thomas Jefferson appointed Isaac Granger Jefferson as Monticello’s overseer. He was the only enslaved man to rise to that position and to receive ...
US Slave: Virginia Slave Database - The Atlantic Slave Trade was the largest Forced migration in world history
Thomas Fuller; African slave and mathematician 1710-1790. | In most discussions of people with extraordinary powers of mental calculation, there is some mention of Thomas Fuller, an African, shipped to America in 1724 as a slave at the age of 14. He was born in 1710 Africa somewhere between present day Liberia and Benin. Late in his life his remarkable powers of calculation made him a tool of abolitionists due demonstrate blacks are not mentally inferior to whites. [Read more...]
"Daughter of the world bear"
Mary Jane Seacole (1805 – 14 May 1881), sometimes known as Mother Seacole or Mary Grant, was a Jamaican nurse best known for her involvement in the Crimean War. She set up and operated boarding houses in Panama and the Crimea to assist in her desire to treat the sick. Seacole was taught herbal remedies and folk medicine by her mother, who kept a boarding house for disabled European soldiers and sailors.
恐慌 - 株と釣り
Probably the most famous picture to come from the Great Depression...a mother of seven with such a deep, concerned expression. Dorothea Lange's Migrant Mother
The 5 Most Badass Ways People Escaped from Slavery
Mr. & Mrs. Craft. She was very fair & posed as a white man and her husband who was dark posed as her slave. Together they escaped as master and slave as passengers on a riverboat.They escaped North and went to England until after the Civil War.
Kenyan student Philip Maundu of Morehouse College, stands underneath a racially discriminate real estate sign. by TED RUSSELL
Sarasota, Florida: First Black Community and Settlers Arrived in 1884