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

January 11, 2019

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

December 19, 2018

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

December 16, 2018

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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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The United States of Africa -The African Union

December 10, 2018

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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 […]

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Senegal opens museum dedicated to black civilizations

December 7, 2018

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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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New Military base for protection of Ghana’s oil resources

October 23, 2018

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

October 5, 2018

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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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African leaders praised their alliance with China

September 7, 2018

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African leaders praised their alliance with China Quartz Close to 50 African presidents and heads of government attended the Forum on China-Africa Cooperation (FOCAC) in Beijing this week. With the exception of eSwatini, which remains committed to its alliance with Taiwan, African states are all hoping to get a share of the $60 billion for […]

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U.S. History: Nathanial “Nat” Turner’s effective enslaved African descent people’s American freedom rebellion in August 1831

August 22, 2018

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U.S. History: Nathanial “Nat” Turner’s effective enslaved African descent people’s American freedom rebellion in August 1831 Nathanial “Nat” Turner (1800-1831) was an enlsaved African decent American. Nat Turner led one of the largest effective, sustained enslaved African descent people’s American rebellion in U.S. history during August 1831. This enslave African descent people’s uprising spreading terror […]

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Warning of nations with strong economies while advocating xenophobia and racism

August 4, 2018

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Warning of nations with strong economies while advocating xenophobia and racism A look back at the booming economy of Nazi Germany, a nation that had a strong economy. The following are just a few historical newspaper articles showing how the media covered the economy of Nazi Germany and a few other historical events of the […]

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