Category: Culture

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Ño Remigio Herrera Adeshina - Obara Meyi - was an enslaved Yoruba priest born in either 1811 or 1816 in Ijesha, Osun State, Nigeria. Adeshina and his [...]
The government of Egypt has reopened the oldest pyramid in Egypt, which was named after one of their kings - ‘Djoser’. The pyramid is considered to b [...]
Numerous slave resistance stories have been told in times past. Since ages past, stories have been written about how they exhibited their bravery and [...]
The 19th century witnessed numerous ugly events of the blacks, one which wasn’t all recorded. Despite this ugly life, enslaved blacks managed to adap [...]
African-American Luther Holbert and his wife Mary were both hanged and burned at the stakes  for murdering James Eastland , a prominent white planter [...]
Zambian author Namwali Serpell has been crowned winner of one of the world’s most prestigious literary awards, the  “Yale’s Windham Campbell Prizes 2 [...]
Donavia Walker, born limbless and her story is undoubtedly an inspiration to everyone  The 16-year-old Florida native was born with Bilateral Amelia. [...]
Margaret Alexander Walker was a novelist, scholar, poet and teacher who was best known for her 1963 Civil War novel “Jubilee” which has been dubbed t [...]
In Africa, there are several types of local food and one of them is the bean cake (Akara in Yoruba dialect). Interestingly, the so-called Akara by th [...]
During the first millennium, the first black men who existed were exceptional. Of them all, none was compared to Saint Maurice, a black saint in an a [...]
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