I knew this already which makes the whole “Cowboys & Indians” real self hatred when u realize BOTH were Afrikan descendants…
A quick internet search of “American cowboy” yields a predictable crop of images. Husky men with weathered expressions can be seen galloping on horseback. They’re often dressed in denim or plaid, with a bandana tied ‘round their neck and a cowboy hat perched atop their head. Lassos are likely being swung overhead. And yes, they’re all white.
Contrary to what the homogenous imagery depicted by Hollywood and history books would lead you to believe, cowboys of color have had a substantial presence on the Western frontier since the 1500s. In fact, the word “cowboy” is believed by some to have emerged as a derogatory term used to describe Black cowhands. Continue reading
Another story of revolution HIS-story will never tell you about…
Tired of the oppression that his people suffered in the hands of the British due to the massive turn of the slave trade, Joseph Chatoyer, chief of an indigenous group of the Caribbean led what is now known as the first and second Carib Wars which lasted between 1769 and 1797. Continue reading
As the memes says, they kidnapped doctors, lawyers, and intellectuals and made them slaves…. notice how the YT says “written by a slave” smmfh just disrespectful….
Read it here
His entire collection at the Library of Congress
Omar Ibn Said was 37 years old when he was taken from his West African home and transported to Charleston, South Carolina, as a slave in the 1800s. Now, his one-of-a-kind autobiographical manuscript has been translated from its original Arabic and housed at the Library of Congress, where it “annihilates” the conventional narrative of African slaves as uneducated and uncultured. Amna Nawaz reports. Continue reading
There have always been women warriors.. my problem with a lot of modern females who claim them don’t realize how exceptional those women were in comparison to the coddled, entitled females today who share none of these warriors attributes and wouldn’t bust a grape in a food fight in real life….. women like this had YT shaking in his boots….
Adbaraya Toya is celebrated as one of the bravest women in Haitian history for her great influence on the many that fought in the Haitian Revolution. Popularly known as Victoria Montou in Haiti, a name she is believed to have been given after arriving in Haiti from Africa to work as a slave like the many other Africans who were forced out of their lands into the new world. Continue reading
You look at all of this and tell me what u think??? Does this negate the things he did do for the community or was it just his way of tryin to integrate into society?