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Silent Film, All-Native Cast "The Daughter of Dawn" (1920)

Silent Film, All-Native Cast "The Daughter of Dawn" (1920)

Silent Film With All-Native Cast including Wanada Parker, daughter of Chief Quannah Parker. "The Daughter of Dawn", a silent film featuring an all-Native cast came to be made, lost seemingly forever, was discovered nearly a century later (i...

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Buffalo Child Long Lance, Afro Native (1890 - 1932)

Buffalo Child Long Lance, Afro Native (1890 - 1932)

A Brilliant human being, of African, Native Caucasian heritage that taught society, through his ruse, how foolish it is to judge a human being by their ethnicity. Sadly, the culture that Long Lance lived in was not ready for that message. Born Sylv...

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Will Sampson, American Indian (1933 – 1987)

Will Sampson, American Indian (1933 – 1987)

Actor Artist Painter Will Sampson, an American Indian Muscogee (Creek), was born in Okmulgee, Oklahoma. Sampson's most notable roles were as "Chief Bromden" in "One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest" and as "Taylor the Medicine M...

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Reflections of an Undercover Black Girl. Personal Story

Reflections of an Undercover Black Girl. Personal Story

My skin is tan. My hair is wavy. In Nina Simone’s “Four Women” I might be considered a Saffonia, though my father was neither rich nor white. As a child living in a 1970’s San Francisco, I looked exac...

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I Determine Who I Am, Personal Story From Africa

I Determine Who I Am, Personal Story From Africa

I DETERMINE WHO I AM -a personal story by Philippe from Africa for our 9th weekly Bridging the Gap series on I Love Ancestry in partnership with 50 Shades of Black. I'm Philippe from central Africa (C...

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Creating Similarities, A Story by Alvin Agarrat

Creating Similarities, A Story by Alvin Agarrat

Growing up.... Long before I knew why, I was aware that being lighter made me different and in the mind of some in my family, made me better. I didn't fight it, why would I? We all just want to be lov...

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