FAMOUS FRIDAY: Alessandro de’ Medici

2020-09-29T01:26:33+00:00September 9th, 2016|

Many people believe that interracial families and multiracial people are a relatively new thing. But, while our numbers are growing really quickly these days,  mixed-race families are definitely nothing new. There is tons of historical evidence that families like mine have been around for many centuries, long before the United States was even founded. Throughout Europe, African migration (some through slavery and some by choice) resulted in the birth of a multitude of multiracial people . This week's Famous Friday is one of those prominent multiracial people from the 1500s! Alessandro de’ Medici was believed to be the child of [...]