Archive | Africa RSS feed for this archive

African Union: African free trade zone takes effect

June 3, 2019

0 Comments

African Union: African free trade zone takes effect The largest free-trade in the world, spanning the African continent with its 1.2 billion people, has come into effect – worth $2.5 trillion AFP ADDUS ABABA- An African free-trade zone came into force Thursday, a step toward creating what the African Union (AU) hopes will be a […]

Continue reading...

Historical Flashback: How poor whites in the South were used during the U.S. Civil War

May 31, 2019

0 Comments

Historical Flashback: How poor whites in the South were used during the U.S. Civil War Today, there is an aggressive rise of open xenophobic views in the United States. It’s not new. Post the 1960s some Americans became cautious or were even embarrassed to expose their xenophobic beliefs outside of their peer groups. The use […]

Continue reading...

Congressional Bill- Commission to Study and Develop Reparation Proposals for African Americans Act

April 8, 2019

0 Comments

Congressional Bill- Commission to Study and Develop Reparation Proposals for African Americans Act U.S. Sen. Cory Booker (Democrat N.J.) is introducing a Senate bill to study reparations for African Americans — a companion bill to Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee’s earlier legislation. District of Columbia Compensated Emancipation Act Only in the District of Columbia, which fell […]

Continue reading...

All monuments and flags honoring or memorializing the Confederacy are symbols of treason to the United States of America

February 3, 2019

0 Comments

All monuments and flags honoring or memorializing the Confederate States of America represents symbols of treason to the United States of America President Abraham Lincoln clearly stated that the Confederate States of America and all of its soldiers, who raised weapons of war against the United States, were officially guilty of treason against America. Robert […]

Continue reading...

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

January 11, 2019

0 Comments

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 […]

Continue reading...

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

December 19, 2018

0 Comments

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 […]

Continue reading...

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

December 16, 2018

0 Comments

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 […]

Continue reading...

The United States of Africa -The African Union

December 10, 2018

0 Comments

The United States of Africa – The African Union Original post began on February 10, 2013 Dilemma X A United States of Africa is not a new vision. In fact the creation of a continental union of Africa’s countries into one country has its origins dating back long before Muammar Gaddafi’s vision of a United […]

Continue reading...

Senegal opens museum dedicated to black civilizations

December 7, 2018

1 Comment

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 […]

Continue reading...

New Military base for protection of Ghana’s oil resources

October 23, 2018

0 Comments

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 […]

Continue reading...