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    Shark Island is a small island located off the coast of Nambia. It’s the site where over hundred years ago the Germans held a concentration camp which was also known as “Death Island”. Shark Island Concentration Camp is something like other African tragedies that is omitted from history Over 10,000 African people from the Herero and Namaqua tribe were killed between 1905 to 1907. At the time Nambia was under the German empire

    German soldiers, in an American prison, forced to watch a film of German concentration camp.

    LET ME BLOW YOUR MIND...This is photo of a soldier,(German father, African mother). His father was a colonial administrator in German SW Africa (now Namibia). When the official returned to Germany, he took his son with him. This is the man while serving in the army of "NAZI GERMANY'! His wife, was a mixed race German from the Rhineland. The hair & features on both of them clearly show a mix of African & caucasian ancestry...& he was NOT the only one in the German Army! "...the more you know"

    shark island concentration camp africa | The newly invented Kodak roll-film camera was used by wealthier German ...

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    USS Indianapolis - Survivors in shark infested waters.At 12:14 a.m. on July 30, 1945, the USS Indianapolis was torpedoed by a Japanese submarine in the Philippine Sea & sank in 12 minutes. Of 1,196 men on board, approx 300 went down with the ship. The remainder, about 900 men, were left floating in shark-infested waters with no lifeboats and most with no food or water. The ship was never missed, and by the time the survivors were spotted by accident four days later only 316 men were still alive.

    Mansa Musa I, ruler of Mali and the richest person in history, had a personal net worth of four hundred billion at the time of his death in 1331.

    Lizzie van Zyl, a Boer girl, who died in the British Bloemfontein concentration camp in South Africa during the 2nd Boer War (1899-1902). It was estimated that 27,927 Boer (of whom 22,074 were children under 16) and 14,154 black Africans died of starvation, disease and exposure in these camps preceding the Nazi ones by 37 years. The British used deportation to the camps as a weapon against Boer guerrillas.

    They Came Before Columbus (Paperback) Remember when you learned that Christopher Columbus "discovered" the New World. Well, that was a bold-faced lie. The "New World" was quite old to the natives who had lived there for centuries. Futhermore, this book by the renowned Ivan Van Sertima explores the evidence that ancient Africans had arrived in the Americas long before the Spanish. An excellent resource for students of history, young and old.

    The haunting portrait of an Armenia woman with tattoos on her face, indicates that she was ‘owned’ by someone as a forced wife and sex-slave during the years of the Armenian Genocide. "Grandma’s Tattoos" unveils the story of the Armenian women driven out of Ottoman Turkey during the First World War-Armenian Genocide.

    AfriGeneas is a site devoted to African American genealogy, to researching African Ancestry in the Americas in particular and to genealogical research and resources in general.

    Here, at Gardelegen Concentration Camp, the guards panicked as Allied forces drew closer. In an effort to stop the prisoners from escaping or being liberated by the advancing Americans, the guards locked a majority of them inside the warehouses and burned them alive. By the time the American Army arrived to the camp, the warehouse was smoking and the majority of prisoners dead.

    This is why I vote...every time.

    This "vintage photo" of an African African male has me speechless.

    At the heart of Nazi killings: Irma Grese was a concentration camp guard and one of the few women to be called to account for her crimes

    Queen Ranavalona III, Madagascar’s last Queen (1861 - 1917) Tagged "African kings" | AFRICAN, BLACK & DIASPORIC HISTORY

    African American History Infographic What a difference 400 years makes... from slavery to leading the free world

    In this famous photograph, Dr Fritz Klein is standing in a mass grave at Bergen-Belsen concentration camp; his main duty was the selection of prisoners to be sent into the gas chambers. From 1942-1944 transport trains delivered Jews, Romani, people with disabilities, Soviet war prisoners, homosexuals, Jehovah's Witnesses and other political and religious opponents to “forced labor camps”.

    Ma Barker and her Thompson gun in an undated picture of the legendary matriarch

    Lynchings of African Americans in America