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Este es el hombre real en la que se basa libremente la película D'Jango. Su nombre es Dangerfield Newby, y él era un miembro del partido de John Brown. Se unió a salvar a su esposa e hijos, Harriet. Su historia de amor era real

The Baddest Lawman You Never Heard Of: Bass Reeves

He was the inspiration for the 2012 film "Django Unchained". He wore a black hat and carried twin .45 Colt Peacemakers. During his 32 year career as Deputy Marshal of the Oklahoma Territory, he was single-handedly responsible for capturing over 3,000 outlaws, once bringing in 17 men at one time. And in that period of time, never once did a bullet touch him. Read the story of Bass Reeves, THE REAL DJANGO, in my blog!

Chinese Scientist Proves Original Chinese Were Africans In 2005, a Chinese DNA specialist, Jin Li, leading a team of Chinese and other scientists from the University of Texas in Houston, proved through DNA tests that the first inhabitants of China were indeed Black Africans, who migrated across Asia in a southeasterly direction before heading north into what …

Eugene Bullard - the first African American fighter pilot.

The Original Betty Boop, Esther Jones [aka Baby Esther] was an African American singer and entertainer of the late 1920s.

Booker T. Washington with His Family

Black Outlaws, Cowboys, and Lawmen of the Old Wild West

Isom Dart ~ A Black Cowboy It seems history has conspired against the many cowboys of color. Isom Dart is one of those black cowboys whose adventures are often left untold. Born a slave in Arkansas and later freed by the Civil War he rode West. His pursuits ranged from rodeo rider to cattle rustler. His life came to an abrupt end when he was shot down in Cold Springs, Colorado by an unknown assailant on October 3, 1900. #Black_History.

Fisk alum, Dr. Eliza Ann Grier. Born a slave she became the first African American to practice medicine in Georgia

Fredi Washington refused to "pass" for white, at Hollywood's suggestion, and was therefore typecast as mixed race and never allowed a flourishing career. Her stance, however, made her an advocate among African Americans.

Kathleen Cleaver was the first female member of the Black Panther Party's decision making body. Kathleen was the wife of Eldridge Cleaver and she currently serves as a Professor of Law and Senior Lecturer at Emory University.