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The only known photograph of an African American Union soldier with his family. ca. 1863-65.

*incredible The only known photograph of an African American Union soldier with his family.

Britain’s Biggest Secret - The Black Victorians. Who were the Black Victorians? Mainstream history has virtually erased them from our minds and history books. We have been filled with images of slavery in America and across the world, but why is it that this chapter in black history was skipped? Why isn’t it equally common knowledge that in the midst of all of that darkness there was light, also. Never before seen photos were uncovered, giving us over 200 images of glances into our past.

Britain’s Biggest Secret - The Black Victorians. Who were the Black Victorians? Never before seen photos were uncovered, giving us over 200 images of glances into our past.

NEIBORHOOD CRIP | articles from our library related to the Rollin 60 Neighborhood Crips ...

NEIBORHOOD CRIP | articles from our library related to the Rollin 60 Neighborhood Crips ...

"Mitochondrial Eve" is estimated to have lived between 99,000 and 200,000 years ago, most likely in East Africa, when Homo sapiens (anatomically modern humans) were developing as a population distinct from other human sub-species. The dating for "Eve" was a blow to the multiregional hypothesis and a boost to the theory of the origin and dispersion of modern humans from Africa.

"Mitochondrial Eve" is estimated to have lived between and years ago, most likely in East Africa, when Homo sapiens (anatomically modern humans) were developing as a population distinct from other human sub-species. The dating for "Eve" was

Michelle Obama (FLOTUS)

This Oct. 1992 photo released by Obama for America shows Barack Obama and his bride Michelle Robinson on their wedding day in Chicago. They are an amazing couple! I love Barack and Michelle!

A US Army amputee returning home from Europe, 1918

Soldier Amputee, reduced to selling matches for a few pennies. So much for 'a land fit for heroes.

Jefferson Thomas, 68, one of the “Little Rock Nine,” the nine black students who chose to attend all-white Central High School in 1957, three years after the Supreme Court outlawed de j…

The Little Rock Nine Are Now Eight: The Ancestors Bring Home Jefferson Thomas

The Little Rock Nine was a group of African-American students who were enrolled in Little Rock Central High School in The ensuing Little Rock Crisis

1920 First Black Women to Vote in Ettrick, Virginia :: Virginia State University Digital Archives Collection --hese women, left to right, are Eva Conner, Evie Carpenter, Odelle Green, Virginia Mary Branch, Anna Lindsay, Edna Colson, Edwina Wright, Johnella Frazer, and Nannie Nichols

These women & their families had to face violence etc. to vote and we sometimes sit and do nothing.Biddy Craft/First African American women to vote in Ettrick, Virginia, 1920

Eyebrow raised. Huh??? NY mayor said this represents how the pilgrims gained respect from the native Indians. They called it wrestling. Looks like choking to me. This is the chosen logo of Whites boro.

The Seal Of Whitesboro, NY, Depicts A White Man Strangling A Native American Residents vote Monday on whether to change it.

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