Tuesday, October 23, 2012

Juan Garrido, The First African American? Henry Louis Gates Jr (The Root)

Juan Garrido, born in West Africa around 1480, was the first black person to set foot in what is today the United States. He was also a conquistador ... read more
Juan Garrido (left) (Diego Duran, Historia de las Indias de Nueve España e Islas de la Tierra Firme, 1581)

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