The Real Django: This is the actual man on which the movie DJango Unchained is loosely based. His name is Dangerfield Newby, and he was a member of the John Brown party . He joined to save his wife and children, Harriet.
Dandara was an Afro-Brazilian Woman, Warrior who lived in the She was co-founder of Palmares, a run-away slave community (quilombo) that thrived for almost a century. Bravely she fought alongside Zumbi and others defending the freedom of her people
Black Inventors for Black History Month
Hotel owner pouring acid in the pool while black people swim in it, ca. 1964 I'll never understand the hatred that emanated from whites to the African Americans. It makes me sick to think people actually did awful things such as this.
In Alexandre Dumas père wrote The Three Musketeers. The lack of prejudice reflects the equality-liberty-fraternity motto of France. He is one of the most widely read French Authors and his works have been made into over 200 movies.
In America Helen Williams became the first black female model to break into the fashion mainstream. Born in East Riverton, New Jersey in As a teenager she studied dance, drama and art before getting a job as
1963 - The Street Baptist Church in Birmingham, Alabama was bombed as an act of racially motivated terrorism. The explosion at the African-American church, kills four girls and marks a turning point in the U. Civil Rights Movement. It helps build s
LIFE and Civil Rights: Anatomy of a Protest, Virginia, 1960