These are the sons of a prominent white family posing with their "Mammy,"who was born into slavery. The former brick slave house was behind the main house on South Tryon Street, Charlotte North Carolina.
Einstein,“There is separation of colored people from white people in the United States," he said. “That separation is not a disease of colored people. It is a disease of white people. And, I do not intend to be quiet about it.
the horrors of history: J. Marion Sims is called “the Father of Gynecology” due to his experiments on enslaved women in Alabama who were often submitted as guinea pigs by their plantation owners who could not use them for sexual pleasure.
The man who was caged in a zoo In Ota Benga was kidnapped from Congo and taken to the US, where he was exhibited with monkeys and his teeth were filed. His appalling story reveals the roots of a racial prejudice that still haunts us.
Carl Maxie Brashear (January 1931 – July was a United States Navy sailor. He was the first African American to become a U. Navy Master Diver, rising to the position in 1970 despite also having an amputated left leg.
Slavery: This is a photograph showing a group of Plantation Slaves. The photograph was taken on Smith's Plantation, Beaufort, South Carolina. It shows a group of about 30 slaves gathered around a large slave cabin. Photograph is by Timothy O'Sullivan.