'nuff said! I'm proud to be living in a country that has come as far as it has on the principle of racial equality! We still have a long way to go but I see a united world in which all men and women really are equal.
Cameos featuring detailed profiles of Black men and women in precious metals and jewels were popular in many European countries. The ones above date circa 1600-1800. Some art historians relate the style above to depictions of the goddess Diana, others relate them to the association of Blackness and wealth that came though trade in the Middle ages and Renaissance.