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 […]Read more "Bill Cosby on Prejudice (1971)"
This is a photograph taken in 1910 showing Tanzanian women caring for their children. At the time the African country was called Tanganyika and was under German colonial rule. The fascinating aspect about this photograph was that the women appeared in their traditional dress. Many times when Europeans invaded African or Asian lands they forced […]Read more "Tanzanian Women With Their Children (1910)"
The marble portrait is of Roman Emperor Antoninus Pius. This artwork currently resides in the Bowdoin College Museum of Fine Arts. The bust stand at a height of 1ft 3in. The rein of Antonius Pius is a peculiar one considering that there was very little military action or campaigns conducted. His rule between 138 and […]Read more "Antoninus Pius Portrait (140-150 C.E. )"
kenneth Kaunda visited the United States in 1960. There, he met with Martin Luther King. This was an example of diaspora populations reaching out to others across the world. Four years later Kaunda would become president of a free Zambia. Both King and Kaunda were fighting for the liberation of oppressed people of African descent […]Read more "Martin Luther King Meets Kenneth Kaunda (1960)"
While many men are remembered in the freedom struggle against white domination and racism , women were often left out of the historical narrative. Winnie Mandela kept up the struggle against the Apartheid regime, while her husband was imprisoned. Rosa Parks was a major figure in the US Civil Rights Movement against the segregation system. […]Read more "Winnie Mandela Meets Rosa Parks (1990)"
This is a photograph that appeared in Bird Land Press magazine when Akira Toriyama met Jackie Chan. Toriyama is handing Chan a copy of his Dragonball manga.During the time Jackie Chan was in Japan filming My Lucky Stars. Jackie Chan was a huge fan of Dr.Slump and Dragonball. Akira Toriyama was the manga artist who launched a […]Read more "Akira Toriyama Meets Jackie Chan (1986)"
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 […]Read more "Queen Nzinga Negotiating With Joao Corria de Sousa (1622)"