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The first Statue of Liberty given to the US by France was a Black woman that the US turned down so France replaced that one with the version currently in New York harbor. This Black Lady Liberty also made by France is found on the Island of St. Martin.

The first Statue of Liberty given to the US by France was a Black woman that the US turned down so France replaced that one with the version currently in New York harbor. This Black Lady Liberty also made by France is found on the Island of St. Martin.

Original photograph of SAARTIJIE "SARAH" BAARTMAN. Born and raised amongst the KHOIKHOIS in SOUTH AFRICA. In 1810, she was persuaded by Dr. WILLIAM DUNLOP to travel to EUROPE to make her fortune. However, she was considered an anthropological freak in ENGLAND/PARIS, and she found herself being displayed as a sexual curiosity, and could only find work as a PROSTITUTE and CARNIVAL FREAK. Dubbed by her captors, THE HOTTENTOT VENUS, her image swept through ALL of European popular culture.

Original photograph of SAARTIJIE "SARAH" BAARTMAN. Born and raised amongst the KHOIKHOIS in SOUTH AFRICA. In 1810, she was persuaded by Dr. WILLIAM DUNLOP to travel to EUROPE to make her fortune. However, she was considered an anthropological freak in ENGLAND/PARIS, and she found herself being displayed as a sexual curiosity, and could only find work as a PROSTITUTE and CARNIVAL FREAK. Dubbed by her captors, THE HOTTENTOT VENUS, her image swept through ALL of European popular culture.

Kurfurst Moritz von Sachsen, one of the most extraordinary and bravest knights of Europe! For African history students, please research your ancestors history in Europe, and don't assume that it is only white folks who dwell there as you see it today. The history of African migration across Europe and the world has been going on for thousands of years, so don't be surprised at what you will uncover and discover about your people!

Kurfurst Moritz von Sachsen, one of the most extraordinary and bravest knights of Europe! For African history students, please research your ancestors history in Europe, and don't assume that it is only white folks who dwell there as you see it today. The history of African migration across Europe and the world has been going on for thousands of years, so don't be surprised at what you will uncover and discover about your people!

When asked why didn't she pass for white, actress Fredi Washington said "because I'm honest and because you don't have to be white to be good." She felt if she had to deny her black heritage, then she rather be black than live a lie as white.

When asked why didn't she pass for white, actress Fredi Washington said "because I'm honest and because you don't have to be white to be good." She felt if she had to deny her black heritage, then she rather be black than live a lie as white.

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http://racerelations.about.com/od/raceconsciousparenting/a/RaisingBiracialChildrentoBeWellAdjusted.htm

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Girls & their dolls

Girls & their dolls

Queen Nzinga with Her Entourage, Kingdom of Kongo, 1670s by Antonio Cavazzi (Source).  Nzinga was a 17th century queen who thwarted Portuguese colonization with her military skill and diplomatic cunning.  An excellent military strategist, she led troops into battle past the age of 60.  Nzinga also provided a haven for escaped slaves, many of whom joined her army.    For more information: Stuff You Missed in History Class podcast, There’s Always a Seat for Queen Nzinga, January 30, 2012

Queen Nzinga with Her Entourage, Kingdom of Kongo, 1670s by Antonio Cavazzi (Source). Nzinga was a 17th century queen who thwarted Portuguese colonization with her military skill and diplomatic cunning. An excellent military strategist, she led troops into battle past the age of 60. Nzinga also provided a haven for escaped slaves, many of whom joined her army. For more information: Stuff You Missed in History Class podcast, There’s Always a Seat for Queen Nzinga, January 30, 2012

How to dress like Queen Nzinga

How to dress like Queen Nzinga