One of the most-visited graves in Jerusalem belongs to Oskar Schindler, the German factory-owner and Nazi Party member credited with saving the lives of 1098 Jews during the Second World War. His grave in the Catholic cemetery on the southern slope of Mount Zion is visited by Jews, Christians and people of no religious faith
Barbara Barksdale of Steelton is hoping that the community will join her on April 18th, 2013 at Midland Cemetery in Swatara Twp. to help restore and clean up the 1795 cemetery where many African-American ancestors are buried. Christine Baker | firstname.lastname@example.org
Although slavery started in the United States in 1619, the first black child born into slavery wasn't born until 1624. His name was William Tucker, and he was named after his master, a sea captain. Tucker was the child of Anthony and Isabella, who are speculated to be two of the first 20 slaves brought on a Dutch ship to the Jamestown Colony. Together they formed the first African-American family.