Shark Island is a small island located off the coast of Nambia. It’s the site where over hundred years ago the Germans held a concentration camp which was also known as “Death Island”. Shark Island Concentration Camp is something like other African tragedies that is omitted from history Over 10,000 African people from the Herero and Namaqua tribe were killed between 1905 to 1907. At the time Nambia was under the German empire
Irish slaves. The slaves that the world forgot . #slaves #history. In the 1650s, over 100,000 Irish children age 10-14 were taken and sold as slaves in the West Indies, Virginia and New England. In this decade, 52,000 Irish (mostly women and children) wer
Colonial soldier with German women, 1919. In the period following World War I, French colonial troops were used as part of the Allied occupation of the German Rhineland, in accordance with the Treaty of Versailles. Germ Hitler wrote about the Black Shame in Mein Kampf, decrying the "negrification" of Europe. His government would later sterilize 500 or so mixed-race children born of African servicemen and German women (the so-called "Rhineland Bastards"),
1910 - - -This was one of many towns, such as Rosewood and Tulsa, where a successful, self-sufficient African American community was the subject of a terrorist attack designed to maintain economic white supremacy. It’s a shame that our history is not discussed along with history of the Jews, being that we’ve lost so many because of racism, in the history of the world. The holocaust is always front and center while slavery and the oppression since is barely whispered about in most cases.