Over the years Eartha White operated a department store, a taxi service, and a steam laundry, and was licensed as a real estate broker, a census taker and a social worker. Known as the Angel of Mercy for her lifetime of humanitarian and civic service, Eartha White served the sick during the Spanish American War, was the only woman member of a sixty-member inter-racial War Camp Community Service Conference during World War I, served as a member of President Wilson's White House Conference, and...
JOHN HOPE (1st Black president of Morehouse College in Atlanta, was affiliated with Spelman and Atlanta University under his leadership, was a founder of the Niagara Movement, served as YMCA secretary working with black solders in France during and after World War I, member of Alpha Phi Alpha fraternity, his wife founded the Neighborhood Union outreach program in Atlanta)
"Rhineland Bastard" was a derogatory term used in Nazi Germany to describe Afro-German children of mixed German and African parentage, who were fathered by Africans serving as French colonial troops occupying the Rhineland after World War I. Under Nazism's racial theories, these children were considered inferior to "pure Aryans" and consigned to compulsory sterilization.
Young Slave During Civil War....another poor spirit of the past to account for. My grandfather and his 3 brothers fought for the Union they were also Quaker and did not believe in slavery. Three brothers returned one died during the war. They and thousands went to war to Free the people that were forced into slavery.