Called Refugee Negroes, 3,600 runaways from Maryland, Virginia, North Carolina, Louisiana, and Georgia, who had walked to the British lines to obtain their freedom, were evacuated from the United States during the War of 1812. About two thousand were sent to Nova Scotia and seven hundred to Trinidad. Only ninety-five migrated to the West Indian island. Today, the majority of the Nova Scotians of African origin trace their ancestry back to the Refugee Negroes.
BLACK INDIANS Book By William Loren Katz, /NATIVE American have a rich history that often goes ignored, unnamed, and abused. Their history spans the Americas, and their stories are unique to the fabric of multiculturalism.
La Mulâtresse Solitude November was a slave rebel and heroine of the fight against slavery in Guadeloupe. Originally a slave, she was freed by the abolition of slavery in 1794 during the French revolution. When slavery was reintroduced on
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Gordon Roger Alexander Buchanan Parks was an African American photographer, musician, writer and film director. He is best remembered for his photographic essays for Life magazine and as the director of the 1971 film, Shaft.