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  1. notgivenaway

    Why do black nationalists not cite the African kingdoms for reparations?

    There can be no demand without supply. And the Europeans did NOT force the Africans to give them slaves. It was greedy African kings who agreed to do this, since they got their cut from it. So then, why do black nationalists ONLY blame the British, French, Dutch, Portuguese, Spanish, etc. for...
  2. Y

    The Black Death, cause and cure

    Hello. What was the cause and cure of the Black Death? Thank you.
  3. L

    Were the earliest civilizations made by brown people?

    OK LET ME SET THIS STRAIGHT, I AM NOT OBSESSED WITH RACE, THIS WILL BE MY ONLY QUESTION ABOUT RACE, AND I MIGHT SAY STUPID STUFF THAT'S BECAUSE I'M NOT VERY INTELLIGENT BUT I DO WANT TO LEARN MORE. So, Sumerians, Babylonians, Assyrians, Phoenicians, Israelites and the lot weren't white in the...
  4. B

    How much were fears of slave insurrection and black equality causes of seccessoni

    I know this is a sensitive subject, but I want to approach it from a different angle. Slavery was the main issue discussed. IMO, it was the main cause, but there were related economic issues, which IMO played some role. My question is whether it was entirely an issue of the property of slave...
  5. R

    West Indies - Flourishing Black Communities 18th Century

    What were the independent flourishing black communities in the West Indies during the last half of the 18th century? Were any of them doing better than others (or especially well) in 1775-6? I know a little about the Maroons (most of my reading recently has been about Jamaican Maroons). And...
  6. JoanOfArc007

    Documentary on the Black Panthers of Israel

    This showed me an insight into Israel that I was previolisly unaware of. Israel had its own Black Panthers, oc17wBfFreE
  7. Magnate

    A country run by a black minority in a country with a white majority?

    There are plenty of examples of a white minority running a country with a black majority. Can't find an example where a black minority runs a country with a white majority tho.. Ever been sucha country? Or close to it?
  8. GasMask

    Russian TU-154 plane carrying 92 people crashes into the Black Sea

    Russian Tu-154 plane carrying up 92 people disappears | Daily Mail Online Possible new terrorist attack? I am not 100% convinced its not, despite it being a military plane
  9. TheNapoleon

    Cats, Rats and the Black Death

    How aware were the Europeans of the Middle Ages that the plague was spread by rats? Did they know this and acted accordingly by keepig rats out and perhaps getting more cats etc? Also, might there be a correlation between Europe being struck so hard by the plague and the superstition...
  10. JoanOfArc007

    A History of Black people in Europe

    We can see here the contributions of black Europeans during the middle ages. Its quite clear that Race was a non factor in the Roman Empire and had lasting significance on the future. We can see throughout Europe statues of black Christian Europeans....these statues have existed for...
  11. civfanatic

    The Rise of Modern Science in the West: 400 Years from Petrarch to Joseph Black

    In his 1796 "Lectures on Chemistry," the British chemist-professor Joseph Black stated: "It is the desire of knowledge, of improvement, of obtaining new facts in any Subject which they take into consideration which distinguishes a Newton or a Boerhaave from the rest of their contemporaries. They...
  12. aldo12

    Many "white" americans have "black" ancestors..

    https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/wonk/wp/2014/12/22/a-lot-of-southern-whites-are-a-little-bit-black/ After learning he is part black, white supremacist Craig Cobb has his home vandalized by a former follower...
  13. notgivenaway

    If there were no Black Death, would there have been more wars?

    Could the Crusades have retaken the Holy Land with more people/troops/resources, and would Ottoman have risen up as it did without much opposition in the region?
  14. Menshevik

    Black Conquistadors

    Until recently, I just always assumed that the conquistadors were all Spanish, or, at least all European/Caucasian. So, I was surprised when I ran across this. I found it interesting and thought I would share it. https://www.nps.gov/ethnography/aah/aaheritage/SpanishAmB.htm...
  15. V

    Cantonese men huge interracial marriage history; White female, Black female, Latina

    How come Cantonese men ( Chinese men ) are the only Asian men from Asia's history to migrate overseas and intermarried with non-Chinese females? There had been 500,000 Cantonese men who intermarried with white females , Black females, Latina. The only other acception are the Mongolians...
  16. R

    the term "black" in Europe before modern racial concepts

    Moorish Kings of Europe: King Charles Stuart II ? The Black Boy King of England 1630 ? 1685 ? by ? Oguejiofo Annu | Rasta Livewire King Charles the grandson of King James known as "Black Boy" his symbol of the "Black Boy Inn" was a black man is there any truth to this? was King James a...
  17. Brisieis

    5 Cops Assassinated at Black Lives Matter Anti-Cop Protest

    Dallas police shooting: Five officers killed, six hurt by gunmen - BBC News
  18. M

    Black skin consumes more energy, light skin evolved to save energy for other organs?

    An interesting new theory: Paper challenges current hypotheses for the gain and loss of heavy pigmentation in humans over evolutionary time Black skin provides better protection against things such as microbes, sun, or water loss, but it consumes more energy - energy that could otherwise be...
  19. C

    Irish, Germans, Polish, black Americans and others who fought for Mexico

    During the Mexican American War many Europeans mostly Irish fought for Mexico against the United States. This has long been a tabu subject for most Americans. They were called the Saint Patrick's Brigade. There is a movie about this called One Man's Hero. https://youtu.be/1JwjceS5HLg
  20. Marcellus

    All ancient civilizations were black civilizations

    Click and learn The Worlds First Civilizations Were All Black Civilizations :laugh::laugh::laugh: