As the memes says, they kidnapped doctors, lawyers, and intellectuals and made them slaves…. notice how the YT says “written by a slave” smmfh just disrespectful….
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His entire collection at the Library of Congress
Omar Ibn Said was 37 years old when he was taken from his West African home and transported to Charleston, South Carolina, as a slave in the 1800s. Now, his one-of-a-kind autobiographical manuscript has been translated from its original Arabic and housed at the Library of Congress, where it “annihilates” the conventional narrative of African slaves as uneducated and uncultured. Amna Nawaz reports. Continue reading
I always wondered why Afrikans still do the same ish as the former colonial oppressors….
The tradition of wearing horsehair wigs, perukes, ‘a term derived from the French word perruque (weaving wig)’ and gowns by the judiciary predates the 15th Century. In the 14th Century, during the reign of King Edward III, the accepted costume for nobles who appeared before the Court of the king was the robe. Continue reading
There have always been women warriors.. my problem with a lot of modern females who claim them don’t realize how exceptional those women were in comparison to the coddled, entitled females today who share none of these warriors attributes and wouldn’t bust a grape in a food fight in real life….. women like this had YT shaking in his boots….
Adbaraya Toya is celebrated as one of the bravest women in Haitian history for her great influence on the many that fought in the Haitian Revolution. Popularly known as Victoria Montou in Haiti, a name she is believed to have been given after arriving in Haiti from Africa to work as a slave like the many other Africans who were forced out of their lands into the new world. Continue reading
The CIA has done nothing but foment terrorism and destabilize other countries…
It’s been 53 years since the first president of an independent country in sub-Saharan Africa, Dr Kwame Nkrumah, was overthrown in a coup d’etat on February 24, 1966, while he was out of Ghana on a peace mission to Hanoi aimed at bringing an end to the United States intervention in Vietnam. Continue reading
More proof of the CIA and what the really on…
It’s been 53 years since the first president of an independent country in sub-Saharan Africa, Dr Kwame Nkrumah, was overthrown in a coup d’etat on February 24, 1966, while he was out of Ghana on a peace mission to Hanoi aimed at bringing an end to the United States intervention in Vietnam.
In 24 hours, lower-ranking military officers and police officials led by Colonel E. K. Kotoka, Major A. A. Afrifa and the Inspector-General of Police, Mr J. W. K. Harley had carried out the coup. Continue reading
I think this is pretty dope and will help the diaspora connect more…
While all sorts of crazy is happening with the new Brazilian head of state the government itself has still managed to push through a progressive new policy that we sincerely welcome.
It has introduced the compulsory study of African History and Yoruba Language into the primary and secondary schools curriculum. Continue reading
Good biz! Afrika for afrikans!
Ethiopia has revoked a total of 412.6 hectares of land held by investors, including Ethiopian-born Saudi billionaire Mohammed Hussein al-Amoudi for failure to create jobs and develop the city, as promised when the lands were awarded to them, head of Addis Ababa Land Bank Tesfaye Tilahun told the Voice of America. Continue reading
Can’t say I’m surprised…. Everyone wants to exploit Afrika and “we have no friends”…
In the last few weeks, Zambia has allegedly lost control of its National Electricity company after defaulting on Chinese loan. China already “owns” Zambia’s national broadcaster and has even “seized” one of the national roads of Zambia.
Is Zambia becoming the first full fledge Chinese Colony in Africa? Here My take…
via Is Zambia China’s 1st African Colony??😳 – YouTube