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Energy drinks and their potential hazards

Energy drinks and their potential hazards

Energy drinks are not food. The Food & Drug Administration regulates all products defined as food to ensure they’re safe for human consumption. F [...]
The African-American model who promoted “Aunt Jemima”

The African-American model who promoted “Aunt Jemima”

Nancy Green was a storyteller, cook, activist, and the first of several African-American models hired to promote a corporate trademark known as "Aunt [...]
Alligator bait: the most heartbreaking atrocities committed by the Europeans

Alligator bait: the most heartbreaking atrocities committed by the Europeans

Also, they claimed that the babies were not hurt. But those were just false accounts in a bid to hide their heinous crimes. Which sane mother would a [...]
Alligator bait: the most heartbreaking atrocities committed by the Europeans

Alligator bait: the most heartbreaking atrocities committed by the Europeans

A Greek philosopher, Herodotus - also known as the father of history - once said that “a man who does not know anything about the events that took pl [...]
How Europeans stole the rights of the calendar invented by Africans

How Europeans stole the rights of the calendar invented by Africans

The wisdom, intelligence, and ingenuity that Africans possess have always been trampled upon by Euro-centric narrators of history. Over time, they ha [...]
The emperor who stopped Europe from colonizing his country

The emperor who stopped Europe from colonizing his country

Abeto Menelik-Sahle Maryam of Ethiopia is the greatest figure of resistance against colonial invasion in Africa. Thanks to this African legend, Ethio [...]
The Zong massacre part 2

The Zong massacre part 2

The only passenger in the ship was Robert Stubbs, a former captain of slave ships who was appointed by the African Committee of the Royal African Com [...]
The emancipation from the ugly Jim Crow laws

The emancipation from the ugly Jim Crow laws

After World War II, life in Tennessee began to change dramatically. Technology changed and increased wealth, day-to-day life was very different than [...]
The Zong slave massacre

The Zong slave massacre

The Zong massacre was the mass killing of more than 120 African slaves by the crew of the British slave ship Zong on and in the days following 29th o [...]
Reckless eyeballing – the Matt Ingram case

Reckless eyeballing – the Matt Ingram case

Under segregation, a person (of color) could be accused of “reckless eyeballing,” which means an improper look at a white person. Under the circumsta [...]
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