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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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WHAT COLOR WAS CHRIST

The most common answer goes like this. He was not blond and blue-eyed like they show in the movies and in popular paintings. He was darker than that like the people who live in North Africa today. But [...]

ADAM CLAYTON POWELL: COURAGEOUS BLACK CONGRESSMAN

“Keep the faith, baby!” is the title of the 2002 documentary about the life and times of the first Black New York  Congressperson, Adam Clayton Powell, Jr., starring Harry Lennix and Vanessa Williams. “Keep the faith, baby!” was [...]

ADAM CLAYTON POWELL HEROIC BLACK CONGRESSMAN

“Keep the faith, baby!” is the title of the 2002 documentary about the life of the first Black New York City Congressman, Adam Clayton Powell, Jr. starring Harry Lennix and Vanessa Williams. “Keep the faith, baby!” was the [...]

THE WORDS AND WORLDS OF CHINUA ACHEBE

Every work of fiction is prefaced with the claim, “Any similarity to any real persons or situations is purely coincidental.” But don’t you believe it. Every piece of writing, particularly if it aspires to greatness, contains but a thin [...]

Africans Came Here Long Before Columbus

In 2010 The History Channel released a documentary, “Who Really Discovered America?” It examined claims of a host of reputed pre-1492 arrivals: the Chinese, Welsh, Polynesians, Israelites, Vikings, Irish, Japanese and others. However, neither the name, Ivan Van [...]

TRIBE vs. ETHNIC GROUP

What is the difference between a tribe and an ethnic group? As far as I can tell, nothing really. But don't take my word for it. Let's see what dictionary.com has to say on the matter. "Tribe - [...]

Spike Lee’s DO THE RIGHT THING Revisited

A big white Cadillac with three Italian Americans in it pulls up to the curb on a summer morn in the heart of Bed Stuy. Thus begins Spike Lee’s third feature film, 1989’s Do The Right Thing. The [...]

Why Egypt Is Special To Africans Around The World

Most of us living in the Diaspora do not know which African ethnic group or groups we hail from. And so, when we honor and revere the Motherland, we tend to see it as a whole. As we [...]

THE THREE BLACK POPES

During the selection of the pope, many scoffed at the idea that one of the 12 Black cardinals would be picked. However, it would not have been a first.  There have been three African popes: Victor (183-203 A.D.), [...]

THE BLACK FATHERS OF MODERN CIVILIZATION

  This is a very short post because, as they say, "A picture is worth a thousand words." Let us take a look at the Black Founding Fathers of Modern Civilization. Please click on the link below. Enough [...]