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Les Abymes

La Mulâtresse Solitude (1772-19 November 1802), was a slave rebel & heroine of the fight against slavery in Guadeloupe. She has been the subject of legends and a symbol of the struggle against slavery. The statue was installed at the De la Croix roundabout intersection on the Boulevard des Héros, in Abymes, Guadeloupe. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/La_Mul%C3%A2tresse_Solitude

Pictures of the day: 27 November 2009

Bushmen from the Khomani San community strike poses in the Southern Kalahari desert, South Africa

Out of Africa: The incredible tribal fashion show inspired by Mother Nature

Image taken from the pictorial, Natural Fashion: Tribal Decoration from Africa. Description of pictorial: The scene of tribal conflicts and guerrilla incursions, Ethiopia’s Omo Valley is also home to fascinating rites and traditions that have...

President Barack Obama walks with First Lady Michelle Obama to host an event celebrating classical music in the East Room of the White House on November 4, 2009 in Washington, DC.

Adult male Diederik Cuckoo Photo by Reader Lower Sabie, Kruger National Park, South Africa, November 2009

Dr Ivan Van Sertima This great historians' work focuses on the African presence on the continent of the Americas pre-dating Columbus, slave trade etc. Which assisted with providing a new outlook on world history and especially the study material in schools relating to ancient civilizations of the Americas