Tuesday, June 15, 2021

History and Culture

Do You Know About THE GULLAH PEOPLE Of North And South Carolina? Here is all you need to know.

The Gullah people are African Americans that reside in the low country region of Georgia. They live in small fishing and agricultural neighborhoods along the Atlantic coastal plain and on the chain of Sea Islands equivalent to the coast. A...

Eritrea: Its History, People and Culture

After a war that lasted nearly three decades, Eritrea became a Sovereign Country in the year 1993. During the long struggle, the people of Eritrea managed to forge a common national consciousness. The country is bounded to the southeast by...

Qhoi nla Tjhoi! The first story ever written in the Almost Extinct Khoi San Language By 88 Year Old Katrina Esau

The Southern African Khoi-San languages have been described some of the "critically endangered" languages around the world. Furthermore, the Khoi-San were marked as illiterate by the Dutch colonisers. However an 88 year old Khoi-san woman, Katrina Esau; debunks this...

Zimbabwe Mounts Pressure On Britain To Return the skull of Mbuya Nehanda, The woman hanged for opposing colonial rule

Mbuya Nehanda also known as Nehanda Charwe Nyakasikana was a spiritual leader of the Shona people in Zimbabwe and to this day;she  is celebrated for her bravery and fight to preserve her people’s culture and resist western oppression. According to...

Amarna: The Discovery of over 3000 year old Black Egyptian hairstyles

Amarna was built more than 3,300 years ago by an Egyptian Pharoah, Akhenaten, who was a revolutionary pharaoh who focussed Egyptian religion around the worship of the sun disk, the Aten. Sadly, the city was abandoned not long after...

The Historical Speech 12 Things A Negro Must Do For Himself by Nannie Helen Burroughs

Nannie Helen Burroughs was born around 1880, to a formerly enslaved couple living in Orange, Virginia. Her father died when she was young, so she and her mother relocated to Washington, DC. Burroughs excelled in school and graduated with honors...

How The East African country Djibouti Got Its Name

A geothermal country with seismic activities, Djibouti is an east African country in the horn of Africa. Formerly known as French Somaliland as of 1894, and named after the founders of the Adal and Ifat Sultanates in the medieval ages...

How The African Country Zimbabwe Got Its Name

How did Zimbabwe go from being called Southern Rhodesia, to being called Zimbabwe? Let's find out. Rhodesia was named after Cecil Rhodes, the British man who committed the greatest atrocities in Southern Africa; while establishing British rule over the different...

Why The Hawk Takes Away Little Chicks: An African Folklore

In the olden days there was a very fine young hen who lived with her parents in the bush. One day a hawk was hovering round, about eleven o'clock in the morning, as was his custom; making large circles in...

Igbo Landing: The Famous Quote From The Black Panther Movie, Is The Story Of Captured Igbo People Who Chose Suicide In The Ocean...

“Bury me in the ocean with my ancestors who jumped from ships, 'cause they knew death was better than bondage.” This are the words of the characters Killmonger in Marvel’s 2018 Film Black Panther. These words became a popular...

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