Daily Archives: December 10, 2014

Historical Figures You Didn’t Know Were Black

THE AUTHOR OF THE THREE MUSKETEERS AND THE COUNT OF MONTE CRISTO Alexandre Dumas was the son of the General Dumas born in 1762 to a white father and an enslaved mother. General Dumas was such a good general that he made his rival — Napoleon Bonaparte — nervous. Thanks to Napoleon’s machinations, the General […]