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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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Beijing sees decrease in permanent resident population

November 24, 2018

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

November 6, 2018

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

October 17, 2018

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

October 8, 2018

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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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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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Australia’s population surges

September 22, 2018

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Australia’s population surges The preliminary estimated resident population (ERP) of Australia at 31 March 2018 was 24,899,100 people. This is an increase of 380,700 people since 31 March 2017, and 125,100 people since 31 December 2017. Australian Bureau of Statistics Queensland is the most popular destination for people moving from other states, according to the […]

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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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