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Wednesday, October 1st, 2014

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10 Pre-Colonial African Kingdoms You Probably Don’t Know About

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Nok Culture (500 B.C. to 200 A.D.) The Nok Culture spanned the end of the Neolithic (Stone Age) and start of the Iron Age in sub-Saharan Africa. One of the earliest African centers of iron-working and terracotta figure production, the Nok Culture remains an enigma. The Nok were an extremely advanced society, with one of the […]

Scholars Explain the Benefits of Melanin to Black People That Mainstream Media Often Ignore

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6 Ways Africa Is Being Exploited by Europeans and Asian Neo-Colonists

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Asymmetric Trade Trade between China and Africa was worth more than $200 billion last year, 20 times what it was in 2000. Many Africans say that China is a better partner than Europe or the U.S. However, China’s extraction of billions of dollars in African resources, which are used to make the manufactured goods that are then […]

This Sports Analogy By Amefika Geuka Is An Interesting Strategy For The Oppressed To Overcome Their Oppressors

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20 Black Celebrities You Didn’t Know Were Born in the UK

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Pioneer rapper Slick Rick Popular actor Idris Elba Actor Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje Hotel Rwanda actress Sophie Okonedo

9 of the Poorest Cities in America With Large African-American Populations

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According to 2010 census data, in Detroit, 42.3 percent of the population is low-income, and 82.7 percent of the population is African-American. The city population is around 682,000. According to 2010 census data, in Cleveland, 36.1 percent of the population is low-income, and 53.3 percent of the population is African-American. The total population is about 396,815.

What Tavis Smiley Says About President Obama – Is It a Serious Discussion That Black People Should Be Having?

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16 Black Celebrities You May Not Have Known Were of Bajan Descent

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Jada Pinkett Smith The actress’s mother is of Afro-Caribbean descent, specifically Bajan. LL Cool J The rapper/actor’s grandfather was from Barbados.

This Video Is a Gripping Look Into How Far the US Government Went to Subvert Black Leaders

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14 African Nations Being Forced By France to Pay Taxes for the ‘Benefits’ of Colonialism

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Fourteen nations listed below are in agreement to deposit 65 percent of all foreign currency reserves in a shared reserve fund to France. The countries established the Monetary and Economic Union of West Africa. Their currency, the CFA-Franc, is printed under supervision of the French National Bank in Chamaliéres, France. Christof Lehmann wrote for nsnbc.me […]

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