Sculptor DAVID NEWTON's work at the History of African Americans and Freedmen’s Memorial Park A part of the History of African Americans is found in Freedmen’s Memorial Park which commemorates a pre-Civil War burial ground in what was once the Freedmen’s Town Area, a small Dallas community formed by African-Americans freed from slavery in the mid-1860s. Freedman’s Memorial commemorates the lives of more than 5,000 freed slaves who were buried in a once forgotten cemetery.
Haile Selassie I (23 July 1892–27 Aug 1975), born Tafari Makonnen Woldemikael was Ethiopia's regent from 1916 to 1930 & Emperor of Ethiopia from 1930 to 1974. He was the heir to a dynasty that traced its origins by tradition from King Solomon & Queen Makeda, Empress of Axum, known in the Abrahamic tradition as theQueen of Sheba. Haile Selassie is a defining figure in both Ethiopian and African history
According to black Dutch researcher Egmond Codfried and author of the book "Belle van Zuylen's forgotten grandmother" there was black nobility in Europe, but there history and images were later carefully tucked away.
a giant Moorish statue, located in Germany. It is important to remember that the stronghold of Early African/Moorish history in Europe was Germany, including royalty and nobility. This statue should serve as a road-map, not as an emblem of a defeated civilization. Querious? Then, you have to ask yourself, why are German researchers today so fascinated with Africa and African people?
High-relief head of a young woman (Leukothea?) from the front pediment of Temple A at Pygi (Santa Severa), third quarter of the fourth century B.C., painted terra-cotta. Museo Etrusco di Villa Giulia,...
Kifwebe mask (mid 1900s) from the Luba People of D.R. Congo. Wood, red, white & black paint, 13 in. The grooves symbolize animals with striped skin, like porcupines, zebras or antelopes. The round masks were especially danced at funerals of important persons. via Zemanek-Münster Auktion
The Queen of Sheba, a legendary beauty & King Solomon's lover, was a monarch of the ancient kingdom of Sheba & is referred to in Yemeni and Ethiopian history, the Bible, the Qur'an, Yoruba customary tradition & Josephus. The location of her kingdom is believed to have been in Ethiopia & Yemen. King Solomon is said to have seduced the Queen, and sired a son, Menelik I, by her, who would eventually become the first Emperor of Ethiopia.
'Cash Crop' by Stephen Hayes Representing the 15 Million Africans who died en route to the Americas on the Middle Passage. 15 million. Never do you hear people mention that genocide. Some say 60 million souls were lost to the sea.