Bill Cosby on Prejudice (1971)

Comedian Bill Cosby in this  video presentation plays a bigot. The video was released in 1971 during the American civil rights era. Bill Cosby’s bigot character presents numerous stereotypes and prejudices against African Americans , Native Americans, Jews, Italians, Mexicans, Irish, Puerto Ricans , Japanese, Chinese, Polish, Scottish, and various groups in the US. During […]

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Queen Nzinga Negotiating With Joao Corria de Sousa (1622)

This illustration depicts Queen Nzinga negotiating with the Portuguese governor of  Luanda. Joao Corria de Sousa thought that Ndongo and Matamba ( modern day Angola ) could be easily  conquered. Queen Nzinga would not allow or tolerate Portuguese aggression. Before she became Queen she was involved in peace negotiations attempting to solve the Portuguese problem by […]

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