(Thy Black Man.com) Contrary to popular belief, African Americans are by no means a homogeneous population.

They are composed of a variety, of now overlapping, but originally much more distinct, ethnic strands.

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If ever a group of people was so incapable of living independently as to justify the enslavement of others more capable, it was these French trespassers.

Indians viewed them as children because they were puerile in their dependence on the mercy of others to supply them their daily bread.

He also talks about “,” areas of the country where large numbers of enslaved Africans had lived in the midst of a surrounding sea of Europeans and Native Americans.

After the Civil War they gradually intermixed with the surrounding peoples creating enclaves of individuals of what Frazier calls “.” He identifies Ahoskie, North Carolina and Mahwah, New York as just two examples.

Also, we have the Caribbean and the recent immigrant African communities. In order to understand how this land came to be what it is, we must know its history.

In truth however, the Africans and Caribbean peoples have been coming here for nearly 150 years and blending in, over time, with the Africans already here. This is a story of Indian and African resistance to white colonial rule in Louisiana during the earliest days of French occupation. We must not dismiss the genocide against Indians and Africans or the clever and fierce resistance that Indians and Africans put up in the wake of an unholy tumult perpetrated by Europeans.

In coastal South Carolina, there are the Gullah people, and in coastal Georgia the Geechies.

(.) The Gullah are said to be descended from the Gola people of Angola, and the Geechies from the Gidzi people of Sierra Leone. The French colonizers of Louisiana were virtually all male.

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