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Looked this up:As for swimming-while-black-and-female . yes, there’s a history to that, too. The Dorothy Dandridge tale has… Black History Facts, Black History Month, Simone Manuel, Kings & Queens, Cultura General, By Any Means Necessary, Trend Fashion, Women's Fashion, Black Pride

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These words are just as bad as the "N" word! I think sometimes we forget that racism goes both ways . Black History Facts, African American History, Black History Month, World History, Slavery History, We Are The World, In This World, Kings & Queens, Interesting History

History of the terms "Cracker" & "Redneck" Redneck is wrong --it comes from the red bandanas Confederates wore around their necks

a young Denzel Washington and his Boys & Girls Club membership card adorable Denzel Washington, Young Celebrities, Celebs, Boys And Girls Club, Childhood Photos, Black Actors, African American History, Famous Faces, Famous Men

Cynthia Lewis Sisterncharge on Instagram: “LOOK AT WHO I FOUND ONLINE ✨”

LOOK AT WHO I FOUND ONLINE

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George Crum did not invent the potato chip. It was invented by Kimberly Ann Knight. Former President of the United States, who founded Lays Potato Chip Company. Do Not Impersonate the works of other people!!

Flora Stewart, aged 117 years, of Londonderry, N. at the age of It is thus recorded in the published vital records of Londonderry. This Flora Stewart was liberated from slavery about Black History Month, Black History Facts, Post Mortem, Vintage Pictures, Old Pictures, Old Photos, Memento Mori, Kings & Queens, We Are The World

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Flora Stewart was 117 years old when this photo was taken in New Hampshire in 1867. That means she was born in 1750. She saw this country founded and lived to see the Revolutionary War, the Civil War...

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“Muhammad Ali hugs Pelé at his goodbye match. He said: "My friend. My friend. Now there are two of the greatest" 1977”

Emperor of Ethiopia Haile Selassie I sitting in a chair during a visit to Jamaica, April Get premium, high resolution news photos at Getty Images Haile Selassie, Kings & Queens, Jah Rastafari, Rastafari Quotes, Black Royalty, African Royalty, Lion Of Judah, Black History Facts, King Of Kings

Emperor of Ethiopia Haile Selassie I sitting in a chair during a...

Emperor of Ethiopia Haile Selassie I sitting in a chair during a visit to Jamaica, April 1966.

Portrait of an Afro-Abkhazian man, c. Photo from the George Kennan Papers. - The ethnic origin of the Abkhazians of African. Black History Facts, Black History Month, Black Art, Black Russian, By Any Means Necessary, Folk, African Diaspora, We Are The World, Interesting History

Possibly the original people of Russia. This is an Autochthonous Abkhazian Tribesman -1870. This is his real hair..the British guards which we see today copied the hair .

Sylvester Magee The man who lived 130 years. Sylvester Magee may have been the last living slave in America, and the oldest person who ever lived! Black History Facts, Black History Month, Strange History, Black Power, Kings & Queens, By Any Means Necessary, Interesting History, Interesting Stories, Interesting Facts

Sylvester Magee (1841-1971) The man who lived 130 years

S Sylvester Magee may have been the last living slave in America, and the oldest person who ever lived! Born a slave in North Carolina, he was the son of slaves named Ephraim and Jeanette, who work…

Emperor Haile Selassie shaking hands with Prince Philip while Queen Elizabeth II is standing next to them in the Menelik palace in Addis Ababa during her visit to Ethiopia in February of Get premium, high resolution news photos at Getty Images African Culture, African History, Black Love Art, Black Is Beautiful, Haile Selassie Quotes, History Of Ethiopia, Jah Rastafari, Black Royalty, African Royalty

Emperor Haile Selassie shaking hands with Prince Philip while Queen...

Emperor Haile Selassie shaking hands with Prince Philip while Queen Elizabeth II is standing next to them in the Menelik palace in Addis Ababa during her visit to Ethiopia in February of 1965.