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A people without the knowledge of their past history, origin and culture is like a tree without roots - Marcus Garvey..."love this quote"

Black Liverpool: The Early History of Britain's Oldest Black Community 1730-1918 by Raymond Henry Costello,

PC Norwell Gumbs Roberts - London’s first Black policeman . Sept. 1968. Over time he grew so tired of the notoriety that he changed his last name.

Interesting facts. Don't be fooled. There is more information on these and other Inventors below. Take time to discover the truth. Scroll down. It's worth the trip.

Mary Seacole was a Jamaican nurse who risked her own life to treat the wounded in the Crimean War. As Mary was black, Florence Nightingale turned her away several times, so she set up her own 'British Hotel' and worked round the clock to nurse the soldiers. Often she would go out into the field to treat them too. A remarkable woman who is, at last, getting some recognition for her hard and dangerous work.

Once upon an Art Room: African Necklaces and Native Indian Dream catchers

J. Sainsbury Head Office and Stores. Pre-1900. London.... Now it's just a money making machine.

I really like this picture. It looks like they just finished singing a really hearty song.

Westminster Bridge, c. 1910. The third bridge, built over the Thames after London and Putney Bridges, in 1739-1750. The current bridge by Thomas Page of 1862 is painted green to match the leather seats in the House of Commons.