Thursday, April 9, 2020

Tag: african heritage

DNA Testing Could Help Make a Case...

A new book by Columbia sociology professor Alondra Nelson says that using DNA technology to find their African roots is becoming increasingly popular among...

Unearthing of Rio Slave Port Sparks Debate...

The first few times American landscape architect Sara Zewde visited Rio de Janeiro's Valongo Wharf, she struggled to comprehend the recently unearthed remnants of...

African-American Parenting With a Purpose: Turn Off...

By Brother Victorious As a middle school educator in a predominantly African-American community, I come into contact with many parents who are working to raise children...

Brazil Finally Embracing, Celebrating Its Rich African...

RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil - A Nigerian diviner dances and sings next to a Brazilian priest of the Candomblé religion, brought to this South...

Home Birthing: A Chance to Reconnect with...

For some black women, home birthing offers a chance to reconnect with their African heritage. These women see themselves as being on the front lines...