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AFRICA
IS NOT A COUNTRY



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AFRICA
IS NOT A COUNTRY



IT’S A CONTINENT!



 
 

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The “M” Word Is Worse Than The “N” Word

What does the word “minority” mean? Why do we call ourselves “minorities?” And why do Latinos and Asians also do the same? Minority means “less than 50%.” Majority means “more than 50%.” If whites are but 20% of [...]

Ethiopia, Hailie Selassie I and Rastafari

A thousand years before Christ the Queen of Sheba, we are told, traveled to Jerusalem where she met King Solomon, married him and had a son, Menelik. When Menelik reached maturity, it’s said that he returned to Ethiopia [...]

HOW DID EUROPE CONQUER AFRICA

No one knows for sure. But a few things seem clear. This is how it began. By 1400, the Christians of Europe had been fighting the forces of Islam for centuries, in a series of wars called Crusades. The Prophet Muhammad [...]

Black Professor Is Building A Time Machine!

Dr. Ronald Mallett is building a time machine. He is a theoretical physicist who received his doctorate from Penn State and who is now based at the University of Connecticut. Dr. Mallett first conceived the idea to build [...]

The uplifting, inspiring, empowering music of Bob Marley is to Dancehall what the rousing, revolutionary music of Public Enemy is to the pop tunes that dominate hip hop today. . .           Bob Marley took the words, beliefs and rhythms of the Rastafarian movement [...]

THE AFRICANS OF SOUTH CAROLINA

Have you ever heard of the Gullah people of South Carolina? They are also called Geechies. The word “Gullah” is short for the “Gola” people of Angola, and “Geechie” refers to the “Gidzi” people of Sierra Leone. Many [...]

THE BLACK INDIANS

In the 1960s, with the rising tide of Black consciousness, it was seen as a denigration of our African heritage to celebrate, or even mention, one’s Native American roots. Now, though, that is no longer the case. William Loren Katz’s landmark [...]

THE JAMERICAN

       I am neither American nor Jamaican, and yet I am both American and Jamaican. I am a “Jamerican.” I was born in America, but my parents are Jamaican. Up until the late 1960s there were few people [...]

Contrary to popular belief, African Americans are by no means a homogeneous population. They are composed of a variety, of now overlapping, but originally much more distinct, ethnic strands. In coastal South Carolina, there are the Gullah people, [...]

THE CHINESE CONNECTION

During the Cold War, the struggle between the US and Russia after WW II, the two superpowers showered money and attention on Africa as they competed for the allegiance of its many newly independent nations. Now Russia is [...]