Samuel A. Cartwright

Samuel A. Cartwright

Samuel Adolphus Cartwright is a racist doctor born on November 3, 1793 in Virginia. He worked in the slave States of Mississippi and Louisiana. Having convinced himself, following a trip to Europe, that there was a plot against the American prosperity which, he believed, was based on cotton cultivation and slavery, he began to publish. During the American Civil War, he joined the Confederates. He is mainly known for having invented two so-called mental illnesses, peculiar, in his opinion, to…

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Freddie Stowers

Freddie Stowers

Freddie Stowers is an African-American hero of the First World War, born in Sandy Springs, South Carolina, on January 12, 1896 and fallen in action on September 28, 1918 in Ardeuil-et-Monfauxelles in the Ardennes. Incorporated into the 371st Infantry Regiment, the South African Volunteer Regiment of South Carolina, Stowers, assigned to the Ardennes with his unit, took a particularly glorious part on September 28, 1918, on the assault on Hill 188, near Ardeuil-et-Monfauxelles. The Germans, who defended a machine gun…

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Jean-Michel Martial

Jean-Michel Martial

Jean-Michel Martial was born in Madagascar on January 1st,1952. Initially, he engaged in the occupation of dentist in Cayenne (French Guiana). But in 1983 he abandoned this activity to devote himself fully, like his brother Jacques, to his true passion: the profession of comedian. As early as the 1970s, his career was divided between theater, cinema – usually in antiracist roles- and television. He was mainly noticed at the 1993 Cannes Festival for his performance in Raoul Peck’s L’Homme sur…

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Meghan Markle, a Royal Afro-Descendant

Meghan Markle, a Royal Afro-Descendant

On May 19, 2018, African-American actress Rachel Meghan Markle, born August 4, 1981 in Los Angeles, California, entered the British Royal Family by marrying Prince Harry, the grandson of Queen Elizabeth II, and receiving the title of Duchess of Sussex. Of Irish and Dutch origin by his father, a Hollywood director of photography, the Duchess of Sussex, by her mother, Dona Loyce Ragland, is of African descent and a descendant of slaves. Meghan and hes mother While some have wagged…

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