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slave sale poster - Makes me sad that this happened. How can one human think that another can be owned and sold like a piece of furniture.

king Gormund of ireland - Google Search

The African Knight Saint Maurice - century German painting showing a black African in European Armour that served as a model for the painting of Saint Maurice. He was the patron saint of several professions, cities, and kingdoms in Europe.

Haile Selassie in his crown

On this day in 1930 Ras Tafari Makonnen was formally proclaimed as 'His Imperial Majesty Haile Selassie I , King of kings, Lord of lords, Co.

Ras Makonnen, father of Haile Selassie I, in 1902

Ras Mäkonnen Wäldä-Mika'él Guddisa, also Makonnen Wolde Mikael Gudessa or simply as Ras Makonnen, was a general and the governor of Harar province in Ethiopia, and the father of Tafari Mäkonnen, later known as the Emperor Haile Selassie I.

Ras Tafari Makonnen (Haile Selassie I) as a young man in warrior garments. (via theeducatedfieldnegro)

A Young Ras Tafari Makonnen is dressed in warrior garments, reminiscent of King David himself (Haile Selassie I) Here you see him in lion mane headdress and vestiture, taken in the early century.

Actual photo of The Great King Shaka Zulu

An old century photograph of a Zulu warrior - The Zulu people, Zulu Tribe and legendary King Shaka Zulu

Queen Ahmose Nefertari, still got her braids in! Queen Ahmose Nefertari was the mother of king Amenhotep I and may have served as his regent when he was young. During the 18th dynasty.

newagerasta: “ fyeahblackhistory: “ apademak: “ Queen Ahmose Nefertari, still got her braids in! ” Queen Ahmose Nefertari was the mother of king Amenhotep I and may have served as his regent when he was young. During the dynasty.

QUEEN OF SHEBA (960 B.C.) "I am black but comely, O ye daughters of Jerusalem, As the tents of Kedar, As the curtains of Solomon, Look not upon me because I am black Because the sun hath scorched me." (Song of Solomon)

ڿڰۣ(̆̃̃♥✌✞♫ ✯QUEEN OF SHEBA B.) "I am black but comely, O ye daughters of Jerusalem, As the tents of Kedar, As the curtains of Solomon, Look not upon me because I am black Because the sun hath scorched me." (Song of Solomon)ڿڰۣ(̆̃̃♥✌✞♫ ✯