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Black History Heroes: Gaspar Yanga and Blacks in Mexico: 1570 African Slave Revolt in Veracruz

Black History Heroes: Gaspar Yanga and Blacks in Mexico: 1570 African Slave Revolt in Veracruz | HistoryofBlacks | Scoop.it

The heritage of Africans in Mexico after Christopher Columbus is a rarely explored topic in the history books of the Americas. Gasper Yanga is one of the neglected figures within African history in the Americas. He was the founder of the town Yanga

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Juan Garrido

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Juan Garrido was a free African conquistador who accompanied Juan Ponce de Leon to Florida and Hernando Cortez to Mexico in search of fortune.
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The Five Greatest Slave Rebellions in the United States

The Five Greatest Slave Rebellions in the United States | HistoryofBlacks | Scoop.it
The top five slave rebellions in the United States are described by Henry Louis Gates, Jr. in this blog post.
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Happy 100th Birthday, Revolutionary Rosa Parks

Happy 100th Birthday, Revolutionary Rosa Parks | HistoryofBlacks | Scoop.it

It’s a story we’ve all been told: Small, quiet Rosa Parks refused to follow an Alabama bus driver’s order to give up her seat to a white passenger. Her subsequent arrest sparked the 1955-56 Montgomery Bus Boycott and cemented her position in American history textbooks as “the first lady of civil rights.” But the act of nonviolent resistance for which Parks is so well known was just one of her many formidable contributions to feminism and the modern Civil Rights Movement. What better time than today, the 100th anniversary of her birth, to recall her decades of radical Civil Rights activism and her lifelong commitment to women’s rights and racial equality.

Parks had been involved in the Civil Rights Movement for years before her act of defiance became the catalyst for the bus boycott.

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Community Village Sites's comment, April 27, 2013 3:47 AM
Rosa Parks has the face shape, hair and eyes like my wife :D
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