Henry the black

Enrique of Malacca was a native of the Malay Archipelago. Also known as Henry the Black, he was Ferdinand Magellan’s personal servant and interpreter. He had been reportedly captured by Sumatran slavers from his home islands. In 1511 he was purchased by Ferdinand Magellan in a Malaccan slave market and baptized as Henrique (spanish Enrique), … More Henry the black

Gaspar Yanga and Blacks in Mexico:1570 African Slave Revolt in Veracruz

The heritage of Africans in Mexico after Christopher Columbus is a rarely explored topic in the history books of the Americas. Gaspar Yanga is one of the neglected figures within African history in the Americas. He was the founder of the town Yanga, located in the Veracruz region of Mexico, between the Port of Veracruz … More Gaspar Yanga and Blacks in Mexico:1570 African Slave Revolt in Veracruz

JOHN BROWN (1800-1859)

John Brown, radical antislave, abolitionist who believed armed insurrection was the only way to overthrow the institution of slavery in the United States. Traumatized from his childhood to have attended violence imposed on a slave, he dedicated his life to the abolitionist cause after the murder, in 1837, of a friend who shared his ideas. In 1847, … More JOHN BROWN (1800-1859)


From Croatia to Lisbon, same interest : sharing about the African history. With Snjeana, we started under the rain and finished under the rain. The most important thing is to do it and go back satisfied and make a rainy day productive. No limit Waiting for you too