(PHOTO: black-boy-inn.com) Ten of the best: old British pubs 11 - Black Boy Inn, Caernarfon, Wales Built circa 1522, the Black Boy Inn is one North Wales' oldest inns and has been a retreat for weary travellers for centuries. According to the website, it's thought that the origins of its name either relates to a "to a black boy brought into the country on a ship" or to "a navigational buoy which existed in the harbour in the early days of the Inn". black-boy-inn.com

The Black Boy is a inn within Caernarfon's historic town walls.

Enslaved Boy, 1855: "The negro boy (who was fully if not more than [my] equal) was badly clothed, poorly fed; and lodged in cold weather: & beaten before [my] eyes with Iron Shovels or any other thing that came first to hand. This brought [me] to reflect on the wretched, hopeless condition, of Fatherless & Motherless slave children." -John Brown From a young age, the hatred of slavery was deeply rooted in his soul. The image of such injustice haunted John Brown for the rest of his life.

"Slave Boy Brought to Waterbury from Bucks Hill by Aunt Ella Johnson's Second Husband (Whelan)" Ninth-plate ambrotype, circa 1855 The Face of Slavery & Other African American Photographs -- American Museum of Photography

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baby boy nursery gray blue black babies room home decor name on wall crib banner baby name banner above crib decor garland

A small black boy carrying his luggage as he left London for the country with a party of other evacuees on 5 July 1940.

A small black boy carrying his luggage as he left London for the country with a party of other evacuees, 1940

28 Books That Affirm Black Boys

I love reading all kinds of stories to my children, but I especially love reading books that feature African American characters, because I know that it affirms them. I previously wrote about book…

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