Tuesday, September 17, 2019

Tag: Pan-Africanism

The Trans-African Highway Network Will Connect the...

Since the days before African independence, when the European colonizers controlled the continent, there has been a vision of building a vast network of...

4 Things ‘Black Panther’ Gets Right and...

"Black Panther" opened Friday, Feb. 16 and spoiler alert a lot went down in the film. From the dynamic between T'Challa/Black Panther and forgotten Wakandan...

This Nigerian Pan-Africanist Woman Takes No Prisoners...

Nigerian-born activist Affiong L. Affiong urges Africans to organize for power. "It's all about power, but we are not organizing for power. We dance around...

7 Facts About Marcus Garvey’s Friend, Duse...

Early Life Duse Mohamad Ali (November 21, 1866 – June 25, 1945) was born to an Egyptian father who served in the army and a...

8 Things About The Black Liberation Flag...

Its Origin and the UNIA According to the official website of the Universal Negro Improvement Association and African Communities League (UNIA-ACL), the flag was developed...

10 Interesting Facts From Dr. John Henrik...

The Golden Age Greece had Pericles. England had Queen Elizabeth I. And the Kingdom of Kongo had Shamba Bolongongo. John Henrik Clarke, a Pan-Africanist scholar,...

Celebrate Independence: 10 Interesting Facts About Jamaica

Jamaica: 'Out of Many, One People' Independence and Geography Jamaica gained independence from the United Kingdom on Aug. 6, 1962.  The island nation is the third-largest...

10 Interesting Facts About Edward Wilmot Blyden,...

The Father of Pan-Africanism A highly respected African intellectual, Edward Wilmot Blyden (Aug. 3, 1832–Feb. 7, 1912) was the father of Pan-Africanism. He was also an educator, writer, diplomat...

10 Interesting Facts About the Afrobeat Originator:...

Fela Kuti: The Afrobeat Originator Fela Kuti was born Olufela Olusegun Oludotun Ransome-Kuti in Abeokuta, Nigeria. He lived from Oct. 15, 1938, to  Aug. 2, 1997. Also known as Fela...

10 Facts You May Not Know About...

John Henrik Clarke: The Pan-African Scholar Dr. John Henrik Clarke was born Jan. 1, 1915, in Union Springs, Alabama. He was a professor emeritus at...