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.

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.

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.

Slavery in Mauritania - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia // "Sociologist Kevin Bales and Global Slavery Index estimate that Mauritania has the highest proportion of people in slavery of any country in the world."

Slavery in Mauritania - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia // "Sociologist Kevin Bales and Global Slavery Index estimate that Mauritania has the highest proportion of people in slavery of any country in the world."

Slavery in the North  I totally disagree with this guy on some moral and political issues, but he's right about one thing: people forget that slavery  originally existed in northern states as well as southern.

Slavery in the North I totally disagree with this guy on some moral and political issues, but he's right about one thing: people forget that slavery originally existed in northern states as well as southern.

Wilberforce and the Abolishment of Slavery in England

Wilberforce and the Abolishment of Slavery in England

Dangerous: Child chimney sweeps often had to crawl through holes only 18in wide - and cruel masters would light fires to make them climb faster. Many fell to their deaths

Britain's child slaves: They started at 4am, lived off acorns and had nails put through their ears for shoddy work. Yet, says a new book, their misery helped forge Britain

Dangerous: Child chimney sweeps often had to crawl through holes only 18in wide - and cruel masters would light fires to make them climb faster. Many fell to their deaths

'Modern slavery' in England is a prevalent problem, report suggests

'Modern slavery' in England is a prevalent problem, report suggests

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Real Christianity: The Book That Helped End Slavery In England

Real Christianity: The Book That Helped End Slavery In England

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Impoverished: Children who worked were subject to appalling conditions. Many who worked died before they reached 25.

Britain's child slaves: They started at 4am, lived off acorns and had nails put through their ears for shoddy work. Yet, says a new book, their misery helped forge Britain

Impoverished: Children who worked were subject to appalling conditions. Many who worked died before they reached 25.

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