Thursday, November 21, 2019

Tag: african history

Egypt Hopes to Stop Sale of ‘Stolen’...

The Egyptian Embassy is calling on British auction house Christie's to halt the sale of an ancient bust of King Tutankhamun, a piece valued...

Women’s Empowerment Was a Big Deal In...

Oftentimes when people learn of the status of women in ancient Egyptian society they are perplexed by the amount of human rights women enjoyed...

7 African Martial Arts You Probably Didn’t...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R3VXkFYAl04&feature=youtu.be Dambe was historically practiced by the Hausa butchers’ guild around harvest or festival time and was considered to be a test of bravery, a...

7 African Martial Arts You Probably Didn’t...

Dambe According to Slate, "Dambe was historically practiced by the Hausa butchers’ guild around harvest or festival time and was considered to be a test...

Amanishakheto, Warrior Queen of Nubia—6 Fascinating Facts...

She's a Forgotten Nubian Ruler Very little is known about the remarkable Queen (Kandake) Amanishaketo of Meroë, Nubia or modern day Sudan. Details about her date...

9 Intriguing Facts About Jomo Kenyatta You...

Celebrating the Life of Kenya's First President Jomo Kenyatta   Name Changes Jomo Kenyatta was born circa 1894 in the nation of British East Africa, which would...

It Is Astonishing That This Many Ancient...

Video by Mayada Kandaka Mannan

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...

5 Examples of African Math Before Europe...

Lebombo Bone (35,000 B.C.) The oldest mathematical instrument is the Lebombo bone, a baboon fibula used as a measuring device. It was discovered in the Lebombo...

EFF Leader Explains to Parliament Why It...

Video by Protecting Africa

10 Most Interesting Facts You May Not...

Patrice Lumumba: Poet, Revolutionary, and Freedom Fighter Patrice Lumumba (July 2, 1925 –Jan. 17, 1961) was the first elected prime minister of the Republic of Congo. He ascended to...

When Black Men Ruled the World: 8...

When the topic of the Moorish influence in Europe is being discussed, one of the first questions that arise is, what race were they? As...

Imhotep Academy Using African History To Inspire...

On the West End of Atlanta, in the shadow of the historic campuses of Spelman and Morehouse colleges, an education success story is quietly...