Tuesday, August 21, 2018

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8 Facts You Probably Didn’t Know About...

Emperor Mansa Musa I, an African king from the late 13th century, is considered the richest person to ever live. He had an estimated...

How Do You Build A Nation? Like...

At 7 years old, I sat terrified as LeVar Burton’s character, Kunta Kinte, was beaten by a white overseer. This powerful scene in the...

If You’ve Heard Someone Say Bill Gates...

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65 African Icons Every Black Person Should...

Former South African President Nelson Mandela Former president of Ghana Kwame Nkrumah   President of Zimbabwe Robert Mugabe Former president of Tanzania Julius Nyerere Pan-African hero Patrice Lumumba Former South...

24 of the Most Influential Black Muslims...

Bilal ibn Rabah (580–640 A.D.) Bilal was a formerly enslaved Ethiopian who became one of the closest and most-trusted companions of the Prophet Muhammad. Known for...

Obama, Romney Foreign Policy: The Importance of...

The mention of Mali by Republican presidential challenger Mitt Romney twice during last night's debate was a rare moment in American presidential politics. But this...