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1899 - Buck Franklin, son of a Chickasaw freedman (shown with his older brother, Matthew) was named after his grandfather, who had been a slave of a Chickasaw family in Oklahoma. Buck Franklin became a lawyer, and defended survivors of the Tulsa Riots in 1921 which had resulted in the murder of 300 African Americans.

1899 - Buck Franklin, son of a Chickasaw freedman (shown with his older brother, Matthew) was named after his grandfather, who had been a slave of a Chickasaw family in Oklahoma. Buck Franklin became a lawyer, and defended survivors of the Tulsa Riots in 1921 which had resulted in the murder of 300 African Americans.

"African slave in Brazil"  also labeled as "Girl from Salvador 1869" on  http://wiki.healthhaven.com/Brazilians  via FlyGirls

"African slave in Brazil" also labeled as "Girl from Salvador 1869" on http://wiki.healthhaven.com/Brazilians via FlyGirls

Sums up americas "political correctness" pretty well. Sad that most of the history we are taught in school is an embellished lie.

Sums up americas "political correctness" pretty well. Sad that most of the history we are taught in school is an embellished lie.

MARY JANE HOLMES SHIPLEY DRAKE was a central figure in an 1852 Slavery Case in which her father, a former Slave, successfully sued his former owner, Nathaniel Ford, for the FREEDOM of his three children, including Mary Jane.  It was the only Slavery Case ever adjudicated, in Oregon courts.  The photo was taken in 1924, two years before her death.  (Benton County Historical Museum)

MARY JANE HOLMES SHIPLEY DRAKE was a central figure in an 1852 Slavery Case in which her father, a former Slave, successfully sued his former owner, Nathaniel Ford, for the FREEDOM of his three children, including Mary Jane. It was the only Slavery Case ever adjudicated, in Oregon courts. The photo was taken in 1924, two years before her death. (Benton County Historical Museum)

This is Amazing! It's also a rareity. I'm always on the lookout for African/African Americans, in Historical Fashion/Costumes!!! I'm glad I have this photograph now!! It's Beautiful!!!:-)!!!

This is Amazing! It's also a rareity. I'm always on the lookout for African/African Americans, in Historical Fashion/Costumes!!! I'm glad I have this photograph now!! It's Beautiful!!!:-)!!!

Australia, until 60s, Aborigines came under the Flora And Fauna Act, classified them as animals, not human beings

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Australia, until 60s, Aborigines came under the Flora And Fauna Act, classified them as animals, not human beings

Rebecca Cole (1846-1922) 	  Born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Cole was the second black woman to graduate from medical school (1867). She joined Dr. Elizabeth Blackwell, the first white woman physician, in New York and taught hygiene and childcare to families in poor neighborhoods.

Rebecca Cole (1846-1922) Born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Cole was the second black woman to graduate from medical school (1867). She joined Dr. Elizabeth Blackwell, the first white woman physician, in New York and taught hygiene and childcare to families in poor neighborhoods.

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