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The Cincinnati Riot of 1829 and the Expulsion of African Americans by White Mobs

The 1829 Cincinnati riots, a notable and regrettable incident in American history, led to the devastation of numerous homes and businesses owned by Black individuals, prompting the mass exodus of over a thousand African Americans.

Sekuru Kaguvi: The African Leader Who Was Hanged for Leading a Rebellion Against the British in 1897

Sekuru Kaguvi was a prominent leader in the late 19th century in what is now Zimbabwe who was hanged for rebelling against the British during the First Chimurenga war in 1897.

Aqualtune: The Angolan Princess Who Led a Resistance Against Portuguese Colonizers in the 17th Century

Princess Aqualtune was a brave and powerful Angolan princess who fought against Portuguese colonizers and later escaped slavery to lead a resistance movement in Brazil in the 17th century.

John Chilembwe: the Malawian Reverend Who Led an Uprising Against British Colonial Rule in 1915

John Chilembwe was a Baptist pastor who aggrieved by the treatment of Africans by the British colonial government's organised an unsuccessful uprising in 1915.
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John Brown: The Abolitionist Executed for Inciting a Slave Rebellion in West Virginia in 1859

John Brown was a prominent leader in the American abolitionist movement during the decades leading up to the Civil...