The Titanic - Only known black passenger

Joseph Philippe Lemercier Laroche (26 May 1886 – 15 April 1912) was a Paris-educated Haitian engineer. He was the only passenger of known African ancestry on the ill-fated voyage of the RMS Titanic.

I have often been asked by my students if there were any black people aboard.

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Created: Aug 4, 2015

Updated: Jul 27, 2018


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