January 19, 2019

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A bill to admit the State of Washington, D.C. H.R.51

H.R.51 – Washington, D.C. Admission Act To provide for the admission of the State of Washington, D.C. into the Union. 116th Congress (2019-2020) With the support of the newly elected Democratic majority in the U.S. House of the Representatives, DC Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton, has submitted a bill for Washington, D.D. to become the 51st […]

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January 11, 2019

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Spain: Annual blackface parade reflects the history of when black African Moors ruled over the Iberian Peninsula

Spain: Annual blackface parade reflects the history of when black African Moors ruled over the Iberian Peninsula Moors and Christians of Alcoy – The Cavalcade of Kings Thousands gathered in Alcoy, Spain on January 5, 2019 to attend the oldest ‘Three Kings’ parade in Spain, notable for the hundreds of teens dressed as royal pages […]

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January 4, 2019

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Republicans introduce constitutional amendment for term limits in Congress

Republicans introduce constitutional amendment for term limits in the Congress U.S. Senator Ted Cruz of Texas and Representative Francis Rooney of Florida on January 3, 2019 introduced an amendment to the United States Constitution that would impose term limits on members of Congress. The amendment calls for a limit of three, 2-year terms in the […]

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January 3, 2019

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China is the first country to land a spacecraft on far side Moon

China is the first country to land a spacecraft on far side Moon CGTN America On Wednesday, China’s Chang’e 4, which launched from Xichang Satellite Launch Center in early December, became the first ever probe to soft-land on the far side of the moon. China Central Television reports the lunar explorer Chang’e 4 had touched […]

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January 3, 2019

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Images of Ultima Thule – Images of the Kuiper Belt object

NASA’s New Horizons Mission Reveals Entirely New Kind of World Images of the Kuiper Belt object Ultima Thule unveil the very first stages of solar system’s history NASA | The Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory LLC Scientists from NASA’s New Horizons mission released the first detailed images of the most distant object ever explored […]

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December 19, 2018

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Justice for Victims of Lynching Act of 2018 and Booker T. Washington’s letter of 1904

Justice for Victims of Lynching Act of 2018 Booker T. Washington’s letter of 1904 Sponsored by the U.S. Senate’s three African American members, Kamala D. Harris (Democrat-CA), Cory Booker (Democrat-NJ) and Tim Scott (Republican-SC) After nearly 100 years of failed attempts, the U.S. Senate on December 19, 2018 unanimously approved legislation to make lynching a […]

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December 16, 2018

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Historical Flashback: A look at the use of the term African American in the press

Historical Flashback: A look at the use of the term African American in the press This is a historical flashback on the use of the nomenclature “African American” as a vernacular to describe people of African descent in the United States. People of African descent, in the United States, prior to the end of slavery […]

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December 7, 2018

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Senegal opens museum dedicated to black civilizations

Senegal opens museum dedicated to black civilizations The aim is to decolonize knowledge from the common European perspective of African history and culture CGTN After 52 years of waiting, Senegal is finally opening what has been described as the largest museum of black civilization in the capital, Dakar. The museum has the capacity for 18,000 […]

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December 2, 2018

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Prince Kaybee ft Busiswa & TNS – “Banomoya”

Prince Kaybee ft Busiswa & TNS – “Banomoya” Producer and Dj Prince Kaybee, Kabelo Motsamai, was born in Senekal near Welkom in the Free State, South Africa. He is the youngest of 36 children. His first album was “Better Days”. He is a best dance album Metro FM Music Award recipient and a 3 time […]

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November 27, 2018

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NASA’s InSight sends its first photos back from the surface of the planet Mars

NASA’s InSight sends its first photos back from the surface of the planet Mars NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory The Instrument Deployment Camera (IDC), located on the robotic arm of NASA’s InSight lander, took this picture of the Martian surface on Nov. 26, 2018, the same day the spacecraft touched down on the Red Planet. NASA’s […]

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