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The Lie of Saint Maurice http://realhistoryww.com/world_history/ancient/Misc/Art/Saint_Maurice.htm

Anonymous German Artist Altarpiece with Saint Maurice Germany Attached Ronde-Bosse, Gilded Wood, 132 cm. The Image of the Black in Western Art Research.

The Mask of Ka-nefer-nefer, stolen from Egypt and currently in the possession of the St. Louis Museum of Art (St. Louis Museum of Art) The funerary mask of Kanefernefer (St. Louis Art Museum) New Kingdom, Dynasty 19, ca. 1295-1186 BC

The Mask of Ka-nefer-nefer, stolen from Egypt and currently in the possession of the St. Louis Museum of Art (St. Louis Museum of Art) The funerary mask of Kanefernefer (St. Louis Art Museum) New Kingdom, Dynasty ca.

A rare early photo of statues before Europeans shot the noses off.

Abu Simbel: In the second half of the century, professional photographic firms arose.a growing number of travel photographers documented historical monuments etc.Since then many monuments have been altered, damaged or completely destroyed.

jim crow laws - Google Search Ariel Sosa JIm Crow Laws didn't effect just African Americans but Mexicans and Hispanics as well. Also as you can see in the first picture they were compared with dogs

Until the signs like these were common markers of legally enforced laws of racial segregation in America. Racial segregation in the United States as a general term, included physical separation and provision of separate facilities, services, and op

Black Power salute during the 1968 Olympics

1968 Olympics: Tommie Smith (center) and John Carlos (right) showing the Black Power salute in the 1968 Summer Olympics while Silver medalist Peter Norman (left) wears an OPHR badge to show his support for the two Americans

Wangari Maathi (1940-2011). First African woman to win Nobel Peace Prize. Excellent documentary about her work called Taking Root.

Wangari Maathai Founder of the Greenbelt Movement, Nobel Peace Prize Winner, Minister of the Environment, Kenya passed away in 2011