Many Native Americans welcomed African Americans into their villages. Even as slaves many African Americans became part of a family group, and many intermarried with Native Americans - thus many later became classified as Black Indians

Many Native Americans welcomed African Americans into their villages. Even as slaves many African Americans became part of a family group, and many intermarried with Native Americans - thus many later became classified as Black Indians

Tiny house with additional companion studio with sleeping loft above and joined by shared deck.

Tiny house with additional companion studio with sleeping loft above and joined by shared deck.

Original Picture of Pocahontas | This famous Sedgeford portrait of Pocahontas and her son, Thomas Rolfe ...

Original Picture of Pocahontas | This famous Sedgeford portrait of Pocahontas and her son, Thomas Rolfe ...

Black History, The playboy bunny costume was made by a black woman designer named Zelda Wynn Valdes!

Black History, The playboy bunny costume was made by a black woman designer named Zelda Wynn Valdes!

Ring Gun: This 19th century French ring concealed a tiny gun capable of firing six 5mm bullets. Its name, quite appropriately, was "Le Petite Protector."

Steampunk Spy-Fi: Real-life gadgets perfect for a Victorian Era James Bond

Ring Gun: This 19th century French ring concealed a tiny gun capable of firing six 5mm bullets. Its name, quite appropriately, was "Le Petite Protector."

Color is used to distinguish events, and the overall piece presents a strong visual narrative with distinct segments using only text.

Color is used to distinguish events, and the overall piece presents a strong visual narrative with distinct segments using only text.

Ballerinas in rehearsal. "The First Negro Ballet" [The First American Negro Ballet] (Life, 1937). The American ballet master Eugene Grona, the first Negro Ballet was formed in the U.S. in 1937.

Ballerinas in rehearsal. "The First Negro Ballet" [The First American Negro Ballet] (Life, 1937). The American ballet master Eugene Grona, the first Negro Ballet was formed in the U.S. in 1937.

Detail of Henry VIII's writing box c. 1525. This impressive writing box was almost certainly created in the court workshops of Henry VIII (reign: 1509 to 1547). Lined with leather it is painted with the heraldic badges of Henry VIII and his first queen, Katherine of Aragon (1485-1536), as well as the royal coat of arms.

Detail of Henry VIII's writing box c. 1525. This impressive writing box was almost certainly created in the court workshops of Henry VIII (reign: 1509 to 1547). Lined with leather it is painted with the heraldic badges of Henry VIII and his first queen, Katherine of Aragon (1485-1536), as well as the royal coat of arms.

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