Posted on 26 January 2012.
It’s hard to overestimate the importance of the dancer Josephine Baker in the annals of European Black History in this century. She quite literally changed everything for black artists in Paris, and as a consequence, the world over. Paris was the centre of the artistic and music world at the time Baker exploded onto the ...
Posted in African American History, Black History, Black History Month UK, Black People in Europe, Black Women, Guest Blog Posts
Posted on 03 October 2011.
(NEW BEDFORD, Mass.) — It took nearly two hundred years but New Bedford now has a lasting tribute to Captain Paul Cuffe in the form of a park, dedicated today in his honor at the southern foot of historic Johnny Cake Hill.
Paul Cuffe (1759-1817) was the free-born son of an African father and a Native ...
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