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Louisiana Legislature was more than 1/2 Black right after the Civil War and Black people were able to vote for the first time.

Black soldier in the German Army WW1. Surprising, but Yes, there were many, especially in southern Africa. To try and explain movement of people, even black/African people, is complex. So, step out of the skin you think your are in - and learn.

William T. Shorey (1859 – 1919) was a late 19th Century American whaling ship captain known to his crew as the Black Ahab. He was born in Barbados July 13, 1859 and spent his life at sea. He became the only black captain operating on the west coast of the United States in the late-1880s and 1890s. He obtained his certification in 1885. Black history album