Essay about Black Europe

Immigration of black people is the root cause of diversity in the European regions. The big question is Europe ended up with so many blacks and African-Americans? Blacks started immigrating in small amounts until they reached their present number. In the 1700s immigration of black people were either forced or voluntary due to the slave trade. Slave trade between Europeans and black immigrants led to an increase of black people in Europe where they were used as attendants to the Europeans. Due to racial discrimination, freed slaves were forced to beg as they could not get a job anywhere. The population of black people continued to increase with time.

Black slaves met during their free time for gossip and entertainment in which whites were forbidden. Therefore, through this interaction, black slaves married increasing the black population. Some black people who were free lived with the whites in harmony as their servants. Consequently, some of the black people intermarried with the whites after interacting with them during work hours. In the 19th century, black people immigrated to Europe in large numbers hence blending in slowly with the Europeans. Some became really successful.

Restrictions of black people immigration were made in the middle of the 19th century. Those who had already entered the country build their homes in Liverpool, Canning town, and Cardiff. During World war two and one, more black people moved into London and Britain as servicemen in the forces. Some of them came as soldiers and others as students. Racism started decreasing during this period where blacks could get a job in some places.

In the 1950s and 1960s, many non-white immigrants entered Europe and filled out vacant jobs for instance; in transportation venues and hospitals. Businessmen, students among others contributed greatly to the European economy growth. As time went by the number of blacks born in American increased hitting a population of 10.6 percent. Also, people of mixed race also increased in large numbers. In this essay, we see that black people will soon become the majority group if immigration continues.

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