Sarah G. Dieleman graduated magna cum laude from Calvin University in Grand Rapids, Michigan with a B.A. in History and Social Studies and a minor in African and African Diaspora Studies. Her research interests focus on the impact of colonialism on the African continent; the experiences of Black women and children throughout American slavery; and the intersection of race and policy in early America. She is passionate about using these histories to give context to present-day injustices in the United States, the Caribbean, and Africa.
Sam Sandi was born in Cameroon in 1885, barely a year after Germany had invaded the central African nation. Though Sandi’s time in his homeland certainly impacted the person he would become, the story of his adolescent years there remains unknown. Existing records of Sandi … Read MoreSam Sandi (1885-1937)