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“A controversial homemade doll that’s often found in the South is the…

A controversial homemade doll known as a Ttopsy-Turvy-Doll, The Topsy-Turvies existed because the slave masters actually didn’t want the slave children to have dolls that looked like themselves, which would give them a sense of empowerment

Walter Frier Portrait of the Princess of Zanzibar with an African Attendant Oil on Canvas Scotland (Oterston-John Henderson) 18th Century reproduction of 17th Century Original An inscription on the back reads: John Henderson of Fordell Travelling in his youth thro Several parts of Asia and Africa from ye 1618 to ye 1628 was delivered unto Slavery by a Barbari Prince in Zanquebar on the Cost of Africa where a Princess of that Countrie contrived to the mians of both their Escape and getting

People of Color in European Art History Walter Frier Portrait of the Princess of Zanzibar with an African Attendant Oil on Canvas Scotland (Oterston-John Henderson) Century reproduction of Century Origina

the 1688 Germantown Quaker Petition Against Slavery was the first protest against African American slavery made by a religious body in the English colonies. Today, anyone who can access the internet can express their opinions, but this was not always easy. Petitions were often used to collect opinions together behind a cause.

This image (found through LOC) was first published by the American Anti-slavery Society in the in NYC. It is often psoted as: the 1688 Germantown Quaker Petition Against Slavery