Oguejiofo Annu: 1,800-year-old stone head of an eminent African-Featured Romano-British found in Binchester, Durham England | Rasta Livewire

Oguejiofo Annu: 1,800-year-old stone head of an eminent African-Featured Romano-British found in Binchester, Durham England | Rasta Livewire

Did you know The state of California is named after a black queen Califia. The majority of the founders of San Francisco, San Jose, Malibu, San Diego, Beverly Hills were all of Black descent. More info not taught in the school system

Did you know The state of California is named after a black queen Califia. The majority of the founders of San Francisco, San Jose, Malibu, San Diego, Beverly Hills were all of Black descent. More info not taught in the school system

Anthony Bowen, who purchased his own freedom from slavery in Maryland, founded the first YMCA chapter for African Americans in 1853.  This was one of the first organizations for African Americans.  Bowen was an abolitionist and advised President Lincoln to enlist African American troops to fight in the civil war.  He was also the first African American to work in the US Patent Office.

Anthony Bowen, who purchased his own freedom from slavery in Maryland, founded the first YMCA chapter for African Americans in 1853. This was one of the first organizations for African Americans. Bowen was an abolitionist and advised President Lincoln to enlist African American troops to fight in the civil war. He was also the first African American to work in the US Patent Office.

So much for those saying Black people never contribute to American society.

So much for those saying Black people never contribute to American society.

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