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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November 24, 2018

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Beijing sees decrease in permanent resident population

Beijing sees decrease in permanent resident population Xinhua BEIJING- The number of permanent residents in Beijing decreased for the first time in two decades, official data showed. In 2017, the number of Beijing’s permanent residents was 21.707 million, 22,000 fewer than in 2016, according to the Standing Committee of Beijing Municipal People’s Congress. According to […]

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November 6, 2018

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Historical Flashback: 1900 A look back at the disenfranchisement of African Americans in North Carolina

Historical Flashback: 1900 A look back at the disenfranchisement of African Americans in North Carolina. White Supremacy was the stated goal Between 1890 and 1908, every state in the Deep South adopted a new state constitution, explicitly for the purpose of disenfranchising African Americans. This historical flashback takes a look at the state of North […]

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October 23, 2018

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New Military base for protection of Ghana’s oil resources

New Military base for protection of Ghana’s oil resources Government to equip the Ghana Armed Forces with state-of-the-art infrastructure Source: Government of Ghana Oct 19, 2018 ACCRA- The Government of Ghana has signed a contract for the construction of a Forward Operating Base at Nzulezu in the Western region to enable the Ghana Navy better […]

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October 17, 2018

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Crime in the United States of America in 2017 and the prison system

Crime in the United States of America in 2017 and the prison system Source: FBI | U.S. government, U.S. Department of Justice Freedom of Information/Privacy Act When the FBI’s Uniform Crime Reporting (UCR) Program began publishing federal crime data for 2015, the first report in the fall of 2016 promised a fluid process that was […]

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October 8, 2018

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The age of U.S. Senators and the political parties they represent

The age of U.S. Senators and the political parties they represent Did you know these age facts about the of members of the United States Senate in the 115th United States Congress (January 3, 2017, to January 3, 2019)? Republican Party 51 Democratic Party 47 Independent 2 _________ 29 U.S. Senators were born from 1949 […]

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October 5, 2018

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2017 Population estimate for where African Americans live- States and Metropolitan Areas -Release Date September 13, 2018

2017 Population estimate for where African Americans live- States and Metropolitan Areas Release Date September 13, 2018 Source: U.S. Department of Commerce – U.S. Census Bureau SEPT. 13, 2018 — The U.S. Census Bureau released its most detailed look at Americas people and places. This data also includes the African American population. Many large metropolitan […]

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