FRENCH AND BRITISH COLONISATION

Hits: 66French and British colonisation and the Carib Wars A 1776 map of the Caribbean isle of Saint Vincent. The southern portion of the island was under British control, and the northern portion was under the control of the Black Caribs. The first Europeans to occupy St. Vincent was the French. However, following a series of […]

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HENRY BROWN

Hits: 53By: Natasha Gregg My first post for BLACK HISTORY MONTH: On November 2, 1886, Henry Brown patented a convenient and secured container to store money, valuables and important documents. It was a fire and accident proof container made of forged metal, which could be sealed with a lock and key. Today, it is known […]

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JEAN BAPTISTE SABLE THE FOUNDER

Hits: 53Did You Know The Founder Of Chicago Illinois Was A Haitian Man Name Jean Baptiste Sable Chicago Illinois is the third largest city in the United States. But few people know it was founded by a black man named Jean Baptiste Point Du Sable. Jean was born in Haïti, the world’s oldest black republic, […]

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