General Thomas-Alexandre Dumas (1762-1806)
Thomas-Alexandre Davy de la Pailleterie, also known as Alexandre Dumas, was a general in the French army and became one of the highest-ranking Black men of all time in a continental European army. Born in Saint-Domingue (Haiti), Alexandre Dumas was of mixed race, the son of a white French nobleman and an enslaved mother of African descent. Continue reading 12 Historical Figures Many People Don’t Know Are Black →
First Europeans Were Not White
When a forensic artist paired up with BBC for a special report, he unraveled one of the greatest myths of the white supremacy narrative. Forensic artist Richard Neave used ancient bone fragments that may have been up to 36,000 years old to create what is believed to be one of the more accurate depictions of the first Europeans. The resulting human, however, revealed the face of a sub-Saharan African rather than a white man.
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