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An Art Exhibit Under the Ocean that Use Mannequins

The Middle Passage of the African Holocaust #BlackMuseums

Topic: The Great Plague of London in numbers | Explore Royal Museums Greenwich

Topic: The Great Plague of London in numbers | Explore Royal Museums Greenwich


Fashion Designer Resident: Juliana Sissons - Victoria and Albert Museum/Black knitted sample with shaped ladder technique Cotton

from The Independent

After 150 years, the public are set to see exhibits from police’s grisly crime museum

Grisly exhibits linked to some of Britain’s most notorious criminals are set to go on display for the first time – after years hidden away in Scotland Yard’s “Black Museum”.


RUTH ODOM BONNER, DAUGHTER OF A SLAVE, OPENED NATIONAL MUSEUM OF AFRICAN AMERICAN HISTORY AND CULTURE [VIDEO] - Ruth’s father, Elijah Odom, was born into servitude in Mississippi. He was born a slave. As a young boy, he ran to his freedom. He lived through Reconstruction and he lived through Jim Crow. But he went on to farm, and graduate from medical school and raise a family.


Dakar, Senegal House of the Slaves


Annie Malone, the country’s first African American millionaire. (1927) Malone built a very successful business creating hair care products for African American women. In 1918, Malone established Poro College in north St. Louis, a trade school to train beauticians & barbers as well as secretaries & bookkeepers to work on the marketing side of the business.

from mirror

Met Police's infamous Black Museum of chilling evidence could become a tourist attraction

A letter thought to be written by Jack the Ripper. It was sent to Doctor Thomas Openshaw of the London Hospital Whitechapel dated 1888

from Foursquare

Black Country Living Museum

Kids Days Out - Black Country living Museum, West midlands, Birmingham, Sutton Coldfield, Solihull, Dudley, Walsall, Aldridge, Brownhills, Warley, West Bromwich, Wolverhampton, Coventry, Stourbridge, Kingswinford, Halesowen, Cradley Heath


Blouse & skirt, Croatia, ca. 1908–09. Blouse is 2 types of lace on tulle; skirt is black velvet. Museum of Arts & Crafts, Zagreb