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Among the lesser-known communities of the African diaspora are the Sidis of India. People of African descent have lived in India since at least the 8th century.

Among the lesser-known communities of the African diaspora are the Sidis of India. People of African descent have lived in India since at least the 8th century.

The oldest surviving” image that depicts Saint Maurice as a Black African was carved in the 1240s for the Cathedral of Magdeburg.   St. Maurice was an Egyptian from Thebes in Upper Egypt. His Egyptian origin is stressed by the Coptic Greek name "Maurikios", which appears in the papyri, and is identical with the later Roman name "Mauritius", according to G. Heuser in his Personennamen der Kopten.

The oldest surviving” image that depicts Saint Maurice as a Black African was carved in the 1240s for the Cathedral of Magdeburg. St. Maurice was an Egyptian from Thebes in Upper Egypt. His Egyptian origin is stressed by the Coptic Greek name "Maurikios", which appears in the papyri, and is identical with the later Roman name "Mauritius", according to G. Heuser in his Personennamen der Kopten.

Revealing the African Presence in Renaissance Europe

Revealing the African Presence in Renaissance Europe

The Walters Art Museum Exhibition Catalogue. Revealing The African Presence in Renaissance Europe. Accompanies the exhibition at the Walters Art Museum in Baltimore, MD.

Beaches, bridges, swimming pools, washrooms, cinemas and even burial grounds were all segregated under Apartheid in South Africa.

The racist signs South Africans had to look at every day for 40 years

Beaches, bridges, swimming pools, washrooms, cinemas and even burial grounds were all segregated under Apartheid in South Africa.

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