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Uprising of African British community against police brutality in Brixton, South London, UK. April 10-11, 1981. Metropolitan Police and mostly African British protesters clashed! Similar situation to the USA in 2015!

Uprising of African British community against police brutality in Brixton, South London, UK. April Metropolitan Police and mostly African British protesters clashed! Similar situation to the USA in

black soldiers in the Civil War

In the Civil War, black regiments fought for the Union Army and sustained massive casualties for their valiant fighting.

Though born into slavery, Biddy Mason gained freedom for herself and her children in 1856. Only 10 years later she had saved enough money to purchase property, making her the first African-American woman to own land in Los Angeles. A nurse and midwife by profession, she helped found the first elementary school for African-American children in L.A.

Bridget "Biddy" Mason (August 1818 in Hancock County, Georgia – January 1891 in Los Angeles, California) was an African American nurse, and a California real estate entrepreneur and philanthropist.

From the top, hopeful Jamaican boxers Charles Smith, Ten Ansel, Essi Reid, John Hazel, Boy Solas and manager Mortimer Martin arrive at Tilbury on the Empire Windrush in the hope of finding work in Britain.

From the top, hopeful Jamaican boxers Charles Smith, Ten Ansel, Essi Reid, John Hazel, Boy Solas and manager Mortimer Martin arrive at Tilbury on the Empire Windrush in the hope of finding work in Britain.

LASCA SARTORIS... Somerleyton Road, Brixton, south London, c1956

Lasca Sartoris - Three decades of London weddings ( top - bottom).

İkizler 14 yaşına geldiğinde, bu insanlarla iletişmeme sorununu sonlandırmak için aileleri kendilerince bir çözüm geliştirmişler.

İçlerinden Birisi İntihar Edene Kadar Hiçkimseyle Konuşmayan İkizlerin Gizem Dolu Hikayesi

Flight Officer Johnny Smythe, from Sierra Leone, enlisted in the RAF in 1939.  He was one of four out of a class of 90, to complete the tough training to be a Navigator. On his 28th bomber mission, in November 1943, he was wounded, shot down, and captured by Germans who could not believe they were looking at a Black officer. In Stalag Luft One, Smythe worked on the escape committee, but couldn’t break out himself: "I don’t think a six-foot-five black man would’ve got very far in Pomerania."

This here ladies and gentlemen is Flight Officer Johnny Smythe. He is one fine man! On his bomber mission, in November he was wounded, shot down, and captured by Germans who could not.

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