Black Victorians: History Claims We’ve Only Ever Been Slaves

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Source: Camille Silvy / Getty The Black Victorians. Who were they? And why haven’t we heard more about them? Similar to the legend that was Dido Elizabeth Belle, a biracial aristocrat (unearthed by filmmaker Amma Asante, who immortalized her in Belle), the Black Victorians are a virtually forgotten people. Mainstream history and entertainment inundates us with the common knowledge that Black and brown people… Continue reading Black Victorians: History Claims We’ve Only Ever Been Slaves