Blacks kidnapped from their homes in Africa, were dragged in chains and loaded onto slave ships. Tens of millions of enslaved Africans died before reaching America. Conditions were terrible on these slave ships; and yet those who survived the long voyage were sold to plantation owners for lifelong servitude.

“Black people did not "come to this country seeking a better life.” They were kidnapped from their homes in Africa, dragged in chains and loaded onto slave ships–treated not like human beings but like things, commodities to be traded and used to.

History of the African Slave Trade in America Infographic

History of the African slave trade in early America Infographic. This slavery timeline covers 3 centuries of key historical events in early America &

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.

Racism history for African Americans in a quick picture. The picture shows what…

Racism history for African Americans in a quick picture. The picture shows what racism with African Americans has been like with simple stats.

I don't agree with the whole 'revenge of the spirits' thing, but the rest is really important.

Not one of those slaves are at rest. Those spirits were so alive, you could feel their presence, their pain & someday, their revenge.

Another way to think about it... there were people during the civil rights movement who probably still knew living relatives that were slaves. Those who survived the years of segregation still live among and raised the current generation. Time hasn't caught up to healing that sort of systematic oppression--not even close.

Another way to think about it... there were people during the civil rights movement who probably still knew living relatives that were slaves. Those who survived the years of segregation still live among and raised the current generation. Time hasn't caught up to healing that sort of systematic oppression--not even close.

As an educator and a champion of self-help, he tried to lead black America up from slavery  #history

The 100 Most Influential Figures in American History

Photo credit Narvikk  Attitudes haven't changed as much as people like to pretend. Don't forget your past for it will be relevent to your future.  https://zainabasma.wordpress.com/

infminor: infminor: so much power, emotion and meaning yet so much beauty in this image notes in the past 3 days………….

Robertson's Jam Golliwog brooches:  Many white people think these images benign, many black on the other hand do not. Personally I don't like them and believe they have a history steeped in racism.

Collecting Robertson's Jam Golliwog brooches My Grand father Bob Russell was a lorie driver for this company .

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

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

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.

Donald Trump would deport this joke

"slavery is a human atrocity, not a race one." both powerful and important, worth the read - des

Commenting on his photography 4 the Black Panther Movement in the UK, photographer Neil Kenlock recalls “Pple were calling us all sorts of names in the streets & painting graffiti everywhere. In school, there was no black history...If you asked the teachers where black people came from, they would say: ‘Somewhere in Africa, up a tree,’ & that’s it. So w/ the Black Panther movement we had educational classes, public meeting & lectures."

'Another London' photography exhibition at Tate Britain, London

Commenting on his photography 4 the Black Panther Movement in the UK, photographer Neil Kenlock recalls “Pple were calling us all sorts of names in the streets & painting graffiti everywhere. In school, there was no black history.If you asked the teache

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