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Pocahontas (born Matoaka, and later known as Rebecca Rolfe, c. 1595 – March 1617) was a Virginia Indian[1][2] notable for her association with the colonial settlement at Jamestown, Virginia. Pocahontas was the daughter of Powhatan, the paramount chief[1] of a netwo

Pocahontas - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

(circa 1914) | AFRICAN AMERICAN POET, EFFIE WALLER SMITH (1879-1960), seated (on the right) and her close friend, POLLY MULLINS RATLIFF (standing on left). EFFIE, the DAUGHTER of FORMER SLAVES, was born in Pike County, Kentucky in 1879 and PUBLISHED three BOOKS of POETRY before 1910. Effie was a SCHOOLTEACHER in Kentucky. Ms. Ratliff died at a very young age, leaving behind a young daughter named Ruth. Effie eventually moved to Wisconsin and adopted and raised Ruth.

Picture of 2 orphans at the Anna Spafford Baby Home. Her husband, Horatio Spafford wrote the hymn, "It is Well with My Soul" after the tragedy of losing his 4 children from a ship wreck. You can click on the picture and it will take you to the site for the full story. Very moving.

Triumph Over Tragedy

Mary Whyte

HITLER YOUTH girls group 'The league of German maidens'


Faces of the men who won America's independence: Amazing early photos of heroes of the Revolutionary War in their old age

This great picture was taken in 1900, and shows a woman doing the wash in a wash tub with a scrub board #nostalgic

Old Picture of the Day: Woman with Wash Tub

Idris Elba

Josephine Baker styling flapper style

Style Icon: A Look At The Undeniably Fabulous Josephine Baker - Splendid Habitat - Interior design and style ideas for your home.

Seven year old Dorothy Dandridge on the right. She’s pictured her with her sister Vivian, mother Ruby (upper left), and her mother’s “companion…” Geneva Williams.

James Brown & Al Sharpton, 1982

Alice Coachman, 88, first black woman to win an Olympic gold medal. in the 1948 London games in high jump (here in 2012).

The Way We Were: 1948 London Olympians Look Back - LightBox

Australian Aborigines | would want to be an Australian Aborigine.

Bridget's Blog!!!: An Aborigine?


Siddi Family in India

The African Diaspora in the Indian Ocean World

Aretha Franklin

As shocking and incredible as the European Black Genocide is, it pales in comparison to the Genocide in the Americas, where an estimated 90 million Blacks and Amerindians (mostly Blacks - they were the original settlers in the Americas too), perished between 1492 and 1650.

Black Britain

Seminole Indians

A young Luciano Pavarotti

Teenaged Malcolm with his half-sister, Ella.

Jimmy Hendrix in the army

Beloved Malcolm.

The great Geoffrey Holder won two Tony Awards in 1978 for costume design and directing “The Wiz.”

Minnie Riperton and tennis legend Arthur Ashe at the Arthur Ashe Roast at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in 1976. Photo by EBONY photographer Isaac Sutton.

Minnie Riperton and tennis legend Arthur Ashe at... - Vintage Black Glamour by Nichelle Gainer