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? 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.

History of the African Slave Trade in America Infographic

History of the African Slave Trade in America Infographic

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)

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)

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…

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

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

The Truth About Islam and Sex Slavery History Is More Complicated Than You Think | HuffPost

The Truth About Islam and Sex Slavery History Is More Complicated Than You Think

The Truth About Islam and Sex Slavery History Is More Complicated Than You Think | HuffPost

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 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."

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/

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/

The title of emperor was passed through successors. While teaching history we should familiarize ourselves with the political systems of Rome. We should appreciate the complexity and evolution of the systems that held Rome together for such a long time. More

The title of emperor was passed through successors. While teaching history we should familiarize ourselves with the political systems of Rome. We should appreciate the complexity and evolution of the systems that held Rome together for such a long time. More

Didn't know this!  So much untold Black History

Didn't know this! So much untold Black History

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

#tbt for all those who wana say racism was a long time ago and is over now because "we are all one" all of a sudden. Far from a relic from an unenlightened past remnants of such exhibits have continued in Europe as late as the 2000s. Above photograph is from Brussels Belgium in 1958. Racism is deeply embedded in our culture. Slavery of African people ethnic cleansing of Native Americans and colonialist imperialism are seeds that intertwine to create racism that still has impacts today. O...

#tbt for all those who wana say racism was a long time ago and is over now because "we are all one" all of a sudden. Far from a relic from an unenlightened past remnants of such exhibits have continued in Europe as late as the 2000s. Above photograph is from Brussels Belgium in 1958. Racism is deeply embedded in our culture. Slavery of African people ethnic cleansing of Native Americans and colonialist imperialism are seeds that intertwine to create racism that still has impacts today. O...

African American Inventors

African American Inventors

Nation Built on Slavery & Racism

Nation Built on Slavery & Racism

The REAL Black Hebrews were made into slaves and STILL became all of the above even through today's oppressive environment.  Don't worry #Esau #Edom #YouAreNext but you won't be coming back up when you go down. Read scripture you claim to know so much about through your pagan-filled Christian religion ~

The REAL Black Hebrews were made into slaves and STILL became all of the above even through today's oppressive environment. Don't worry #Esau #Edom #YouAreNext but you won't be coming back up when you go down. Read scripture you claim to know so much about through your pagan-filled Christian religion ~

Zwarte slaven werden in verschrikkelijke omstandigheden vanuit Afrika naar Amerika gebracht.

Zwarte slaven werden in verschrikkelijke omstandigheden vanuit Afrika naar Amerika gebracht.

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