Category: Arts

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Jenney Fazande: first African-American director at The National World War II Museum 

Jenney Fazande: first African-American director at The National World War II Museum 

Jenney Fazande has broken down gender barriers and now holds a rare position for a female, as a director at the National World War Museum in Louisian [...]
700,000 ancient manuscripts preserved in Mali’s Timbuktu University

700,000 ancient manuscripts preserved in Mali’s Timbuktu University

An African proverb denoting how important history and information is to the Africans says; “when an elder dies, it’s like a library set ablaze”.  It [...]
African Nubian monarchy, the oldest in the world

African Nubian monarchy, the oldest in the world

Before the discovery of artifacts, a proof on existence of an organized monarchical government in ancient Nubia in Africa, has ascribed their civiliz [...]
Ancient spiritual African practice inspired the major religions around the world 

Ancient spiritual African practice inspired the major religions around the world 

The world’s most influential and popular religions were inspired by ancient spiritual practice of the indigenous people. A critical examination of th [...]
Two black men that risked their lives to help 10,000 slaves escape to freedom 

Two black men that risked their lives to help 10,000 slaves escape to freedom 

The black race has been stereotyped for various stuff both positive and negative; for their bravery in seeking their freedom, despite being aware of [...]
Safia Elhillo: the Sudanese-American award winning author and poet

Safia Elhillo: the Sudanese-American award winning author and poet

Safia Elhillo is a Sudanese-American poet known for her written and spoken poetry, born December 16, 1990.  Her poems have appeared in many publicati [...]
How the cells of Afro-American woman was stolen and recreated to make polio vaccine

How the cells of Afro-American woman was stolen and recreated to make polio vaccine

There are several stories about Africa and its contributions to humanity that historians have forgotten or presume not worth sharing.  In spite of Af [...]
Nigerian Sculptor boosts patients’ hopes with creation of dark skin prosthetic 

Nigerian Sculptor boosts patients’ hopes with creation of dark skin prosthetic 

Unforeseen circumstances are usually what they are; unforeseen, which meet people when they never expect. Many people today are walking with amputate [...]
Ghana’s Lanto Azasime: Refining The Arts With Innovative and Creative Approach

Ghana’s Lanto Azasime: Refining The Arts With Innovative and Creative Approach

Ghanaian artist and student at the Takoradi Technical University in Ghana, Lanto Kwame Azasime is also an entrepreneur who is helping to find solutio [...]
The unforgettable African Kingdoms that brought rebirth and civilization

The unforgettable African Kingdoms that brought rebirth and civilization

After the collapse of the Roman Empire, the continent fell into a state of decadence, despair, and disarray. The continent was ravaged by the bubonic [...]
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