Slavery in the North I totally disagree with this guy on some moral and political issues, but he's right about one thing: people forget that slavery originally existed in northern states as well as southern.
A film (Belle) inspired by the life of Dido Elizabeth Belle, the first black woman to be introduced to high society in Georgian times. Dido Elizabeth Belle was an illegitimate daughter of Admiral Sir John Lindsay and an African woman known as Belle.
At the age of five, Sarah Forbes Bonetta Davies, born into a royal Yoruba dynasty, was taken to England and presented to Queen Victoria as a "gift" from one royal family to another. A unique and admired figure in history, she spent her life between the Br
Slavery in Mauritania - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia // "Sociologist Kevin Bales and Global Slavery Index estimate that Mauritania has the highest proportion of people in slavery of any country in the world.
William Wilberforce, leading abolitionist who fought to overthrow the slave trade, was born on August 1759 in England, died in 3 days after hearing that the House of Commons had passed the emancipation law for which he had fought.
Irish history for St Patrick's Day - Beginning in the the Irish were evicted by greedy landlords, which were primarily English, living in England. Once the famine began, the evictions became rampant, leaving the Irish homeless in their own land.