History and Documentaries

The Emotional Anguish Don Lemon and His Mother Faced After Tracing Their Ancestry Back to Ghana Is Gut-Wrenching

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7 Ways to Avoid Being Brainwashed by White Supremacy

Have Our Children Grow Up With Images of Themselves This means we must give them toys, books, movies, games that include Black characters and Black stories. If they grow up surrounded by the power of their own story, they will be better able to resist the dominant culture’s narrative.

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Africans did NOT sell their own people into slavery

So it is true there were slaves in Africa in those days before the White man came. However, those slaves were not taken by force purposely to become slaves of another Kingdom or empire. They were just victims of tribal wars and it was better than what was happening in the outside world where no enemy was allowed to live. ...

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8 Facts That Show Timbuktu Is One of the Most Fascinating Cities in History

Timbuktu Timbuktu is a city in the West African nation of Mali situated 20 kilometers (12 miles) north of the River Niger on the southern edge of the Sahara Desert. The rapid economic growth in the 13th and 14th centuries due to trade in salt, gold, ivory and other things, positioned the legendary city as one of the greatest academic ...

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6 Ancient Civilizations Mistakenly Thought To Have Homogeneous White Populations

Recent genetic and anthropological studies have concluded that the people known as white Europeans today are not the original inhabitants of Europe. However, this has been documented historically at least since the 19th century. Greeks A common assumption is that ancient Greeks were an ethnically homogeneous population. Black Athenaauthor Martin Bernal challenged this view in his three-volume work arguing the tidal ...

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65 African Icons Every Black Person Should Know

Former South African President Nelson Mandela                          Former President of Ghana Kwame Nkrumah President of Zimbabwe Robert Mugabe Former president of Tanzania Julius Nyerere Pan-African hero Patrice Lumumba Former South African President Thabo Mbeki Ghanaian diplomat Kofi Annan

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The Original Statue of Liberty presented to the U.S. was a Statue of a…”Black Woman”.

Did you know the Original Statue of Liberty presented to the U.S. was a Statue of a…”Black Woman”. There is a lot of history that didn’t make it into the history books for our schools. READ, get you a book and educate yourself. A History Lesson It is hard to believe that after my many years of schooling secondary and ...

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Save Okomfo Anokye’s memory: Family calls for assistance

 The family of Okomfo Anokye, the mystical priest who played a vital role in the creation of the historic Ashanti Kingdom, is calling for a renovation of his shrine. Located in his birthplace, Awukugua-Akuapim, on the Akuapem Ridge, about 55km from Accra, the shrine is recognized as a tourist site and holds relics of the popular fetish priest who performed ...

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The First Black Queen of England: Queen Charlotte (1744-1818)

Queen Charlotte of England (1744-1818)  Queen Charlotte, wife of the English King George III (1738-1820), was directly descended from Margarita de Castro y Sousa, a Black branch of the Portuguese Royal House. Her contemporaries described her as having “a true mulatto face.” The city of Charlotte, North Carolina, is named after her. Source:http://atlantablackstar.com, http://www.aaregistry.org/

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10 Things Black People Know That White People Have Not Yet Accepted

1. The ancient Egyptians were Black Africans.   2. Jesus wasn’t white. Do a little search on the color of Jesus and you know for yourself. 

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