UK Museum to Return Braided Hair of Emperor Tewodros II

Greetings Folks, I came across some interesting news today and wanted to share it with you all. The following information comes out of AfricaNews. The United Kingdom’s National Army Museum will return a looted braid of hair of Ethiopian Emperor Tewodros II. Tewodros II was Emperor from 1855-1868, and he was called Ethiopia’s first modern…

The ADOS Movement vs. Pan-Africanism

For the past few weeks, I’ve witnessed a kerfuffle take place throughout the black sectors of social media. ADOS (American Descendants of Slavery) versus Pan-Africanists. With the 2020 election coming up, Black America is applying pressure to both the Democratic and Republican Party for tangible benefits. But dissension based around lineage, citizenship, and nationality have…

The Maasai Warriors

Greetings All, As many of you already know, I’m a student of African history and culture. The fact that so much of it is hidden here in the West just fuels my passion to keep searching. So I want to share some information that I’ve recently discovered. Meet the Maasai Warriors. The Maasai are a…

Thousands of Nigerian Refugees Flee to Cameroon

Greetings Everyone, I came across some news that’s currently happening in Cameroon and had to share it with you all. The following information comes out of AfricaNews and The Guardian. Nearly 30,000 Nigerians have crossed the El-Beid River, from Nigeria to Cameroon, to escape from Boko Haram Islamists terrorists. The civilians are coming from Rann…

Update: Blaqspot Is Now Blaqspace

Greetings All, In a previous post, I advised that Blaqspot.com—an independent social media platform that was created to empower African people from around the globe—was down and needed our help. Well, it’s back. The new name for the site is called Blaqspace.com. And they are currently accepting new members. Click here to join. Until Next Time…

Ghana Rejects Mining Deals

Greetings Folks, I saw some news today that put me in a great mood, so it’s only right that I share the wealth. The following information comes out of AfricaNews. Ghana’s President, Nana Akufo-Addo, has demanded that mining deals become beneficial to Africa. He’s calling on the government to end fiscal incentives that are used…

Khoisan

Greetings All, As a continuation of my previous viral journeys across the globe, I came across a group of indigenous Africans and had to share my findings with you. Meet the Khoisans. Khoisan is the name of several ethnic groups that share specific physical and linguistic characteristics. They’re located in the southern parts of Africa,…

Black In Latin America

Greetings All, I came across a very interesting documentary and wanted to share it with you all. It’s entitled, Black In Latin America. Narrated by Harvard Scholar Henry Louis Gates, Jr., Black In Latin America is a four-part docuseries on the African descendants in Latin America. This series examines how the rich cultures of Latin America…

DR Congo Election Shut Down

Greetings Everyone, I came across some interesting yet troubling news earlier, and I had to share this information with you all. The following comes out of Aljazeera.com. The presidential race between Felix Tshiskedi and Marin Fayulu has reached a halt due to allegations of corruption. According to reports, the race in the Democratic Republic of…