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DNA Reveals: Native Americans Hailed From Siberian Highlands |

DNA Reveals: Native Americans Hailed From Siberian Highlands |

Alessandro de Medici The Medici family played a major role in the Italian Renaissance. Not only did Alessandro patronize many of the greatest artists of the time, he was buried in a tomb designed by Michelangelo. Medici was the first black head of state in the Western World, but his ethnicity was rarely addressed. The prince was born to a black servant woman named Simonetta da Collavechio and 17-year-old Cardinal Giulio de Medici, who later became Pope Clement VII.

Alessandro de Medici The Medici family played a major role in the Italian Renaissance. Not only did Alessandro patronize many of the greatest artists of the time, he was buried in a tomb designed by Michelangelo. Medici was the first black head of state in the Western World, but his ethnicity was rarely addressed. The prince was born to a black servant woman named Simonetta da Collavechio and 17-year-old Cardinal Giulio de Medici, who later became Pope Clement VII.

FULL: President Trump Meeting Honoring Black History Month at the White House 02-1-2017 | Off Topics  President Donald Trump met Wednesday with several African-American leaders for a listening session to kick off Black History Month. The session was attended by Ben Carson Trump's nominee to head the Department of Housing and Urban Development his sole black Cabinet pick.  "Well this is Black History Month so this is our little breakfast our little get-together" Trump said seated beside…

FULL: President Trump Meeting Honoring Black History Month at the White House 02-1-2017 | Off Topics President Donald Trump met Wednesday with several African-American leaders for a listening session to kick off Black History Month. The session was attended by Ben Carson Trump's nominee to head the Department of Housing and Urban Development his sole black Cabinet pick. "Well this is Black History Month so this is our little breakfast our little get-together" Trump said seated beside…

Black Then | The Men From Mars: The Two Brothers Who Were Kidnapped And Made Into A Sideshow Freaks

Black Then | The Men From Mars: The Two Brothers Who Were Kidnapped And Made Into A Sideshow Freaks

Marpessa Dawn. A great actress who many forgot, but who's performance in her first film, "Black Orpheus", is now a classic. wow!

Marpessa Dawn. A great actress who many forgot, but who's performance in her first film, "Black Orpheus", is now a classic. wow!

Andrea Smith is a Native American activist and academic hailed for her Cherokee heritage. One small problem: She’s not Cherokee.

Andrea Smith is a Native American activist and academic hailed for her Cherokee heritage. One small problem: She’s not Cherokee.

Andrea Smith is a Native American activist and academic hailed for her Cherokee heritage. One small problem: She’s not Cherokee.

Andrea Smith is a Native American activist and academic hailed for her Cherokee heritage. One small problem: She’s not Cherokee.

Karelia, a U.S.S.R. republic bordering Finland, was hailed as the "workers' paradise" in the 1930s. In 1934, Lauri and Sylvi Hokkanen, along with thousands of other Finns from the United States and Canada, were recruited by the Russians to come to Karelia, bringing with them American technology and thought. But the Stalin purges of 1937 and 1938 cost many of these immigrants their lives. Lauri and Sylvi escaped, returned to the United States and, quietly, resumed their lives.

Karelia, a U.S.S.R. republic bordering Finland, was hailed as the "workers' paradise" in the 1930s. In 1934, Lauri and Sylvi Hokkanen, along with thousands of other Finns from the United States and Canada, were recruited by the Russians to come to Karelia, bringing with them American technology and thought. But the Stalin purges of 1937 and 1938 cost many of these immigrants their lives. Lauri and Sylvi escaped, returned to the United States and, quietly, resumed their lives.

Knappton Cove Heritage Center on Long Beach Peninsula, WA - Once serving as a quarantine station for immigrants to the West Coast of the United States, the Knappton Cover Heritage Center now holds some of the most interesting history of the Long Beach Peninsula. Hailed as the "Ellis Island of the Columbia River," Knappton Cove was the first stop for a huge number of folks who were seeking the American way of life, and its facilities treated a huge number of those infected with everything…

Knappton Cove Heritage Center on Long Beach Peninsula, WA - Once serving as a quarantine station for immigrants to the West Coast of the United States, the Knappton Cover Heritage Center now holds some of the most interesting history of the Long Beach Peninsula. Hailed as the "Ellis Island of the Columbia River," Knappton Cove was the first stop for a huge number of folks who were seeking the American way of life, and its facilities treated a huge number of those infected with everything…

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