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)"