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.
Stop erasing history. Good or bad. Our future generations deserve to understand and know our pasts. So they won't make the same mistakes from the past. So they can make this world a greater place, to continue it for generations to come.
The Truth About Islam and Sex Slavery History Is More Complicated Than You Think
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Harriet Tubman became famous as a "conductor" on the Underground Railroad during the turbulent 1850s. Born a slave on Maryland's eastern shore, she endured the harsh existence of a field hand, including brutal beatings. In 1849 she fled slavery, despite a bounty on her head, she returned to the South at least 19 times to lead her family & hundreds of other slaves to freedom via the Underground Railroad. Tubman also served as a scout, spy and nurse during the Civil War. #tubman
MEMORIES OF SLAVERY 2 Toledo women share slavery history Narratives recorded in mid-1930s Read more at http://www.toledoblade.com/local/2016/02/21/2-Toledo-women-lent-voices-to-WPA-project.html#TIGsl6TEGXAtJS3P.99
In a horrific depiction originally sketched by John Gabriel Stedman, who had been hired by the Dutch to quell slave uprisings in their South American colonies, and then later engraved by William Blake, this historic image depicts a shocking lack of compassion that West Europeans had for African slaves. (click link to see engraving)
Sorry for the language but this needs to be said. Racism needs to end once and for all, from ALL sides. In ALL countries. People need to stop blaming people for the PAST that they CANNOT control and they need to start facing the real issues of this world that are still active. You CAN do something about issues that are ACTIVE.
Cargo of the living dead: The unspeakable horror of life on a slave ship