Depiction of Afro-Peruvian slaves…Vanderbilt Historical Review African natives in Peru or Afro-Peruvians were transported to Peru during the Transatlantic Slave Trade. Spanish conquerors or conquistadors brought them over in … Continue Reading Afro-Peruvians: one of the earliest victims of transatlantic slave trade shipped to Peru
Ño Remigio Herrera Adeshina Obara Meyi…Wikipedia Ño Remigio Herrera Adeshina Obara Meyi was an enslaved Yoruba priest. Ño and his mentor, Carlos Adé Ño Bí are the main successors of … Continue Reading The Nigerian slave who heavily influenced Cuba as a mystic in the 1800s
LYNCHBURG, Tenn. — Fawn Weaver was on vacation in Singapore last summer when she first read about Nearest Green, the Tennessee slave who taught Jack Daniel how to make whiskey. … Continue Reading The Black man who made Jack Daniels and had his invention misappropriated.
Women protest against integration outside William Franz Elementary School in Louisiana in 1960. (Photo: Wikimedia Commons) Last Wednesday, we commemorated the 50th anniversary of the assassination of Martin Luther King … Continue Reading How white women kept Jim Crow alive while using Black Women