Egypt Archaeologists Opens Newly Discovered Coffins

Greetings Everyone, There’s a discovery coming out of Egypt that I had to share with you all. The following information is from Aljazeera. Egyptian officials have discovered roughly 100 ancient coffins—some with mummies and others with 40 gilded statues—at Saqqara Necropolis, an ancient burial ground that’s south of Cairo, Egypt. Statues that were buried more…

California Governor Signs Reparations Bill

There’s some news that many supporters of the ADOS (American Descendants of Slavery) and FBA (Foundational Black Americans) movement will be pleased to see. The following information comes from the Precinct Reporter Group. California Gov. Gavin Newsom has signed a reparations bill for the descendants of American slavery. The Assembly Bill (AB) 3121, also titled…

Book Review

For the longest, I’ve heard liberals say that “there’s only one race, the human race.” And after hearing Dr. Joy DeGruy regurgitate that sentiment in an interview with Nick Cannon, I knew I needed to do further research. This led me to A Troublesome Inheritance: Genes, Race and Human History. In the course of adaptation,…

Egypt Reopens Royal Carriages Museum

Greetings Everyone, There’s some interesting news coming out of Egypt that I had to share. The following information comes from Africa News. After being closed in 2001 for renovation, Egypt’s Royal Carriages Museum will reopen its doors. Set to reopen within the next two months, the museum showcases royal carriages of members of the Mohamed…

Senegal Renames Slave Post

Greetings All, There’s some interesting news coming out of Senegal that I had to share. The following information is from Africa News. Goree, a Senegal island that’s closely linked to the slave trade, is renaming one of its main squares in response to the racial violence happening throughout the world. Europe Square will now be…

Stolen African Artifacts Put Up For Sale

It’s no secret that Africa has tried to get all of her looted artifacts back for years. Well, some recent news has made things even more problematic. The following information comes from Quartz Africa. Thousands of stolen African artifacts currently reside in European and British museums and institutions. And Christie’s, a British auction house, recently…

The Hadza

  Since I’ve been able to catch up on my reading, as well as research, I figured this would be the perfect time to take another viral trip around the globe. The continent tends to be my go-to, mainly because of its diversity. And I ended up in Tanzania where the last remaining hunter-gatherers reside….

African DNA Could Fight Diseases?

For years, I’ve heard the narrative about the human race beginning in Africa and that African genetics are unique. Well, given the pandemic happening across the globe, I started questioning the validity in those assessments; not just for an ego boost but for clarity on whether or not African DNA is beneficial to curing diseases….

Words From The Wise: Dr. Yoshef Ben-Jochannan

“Truth is a continuous examination, and Fact… always supersedes belief.” – Dr. Yoshef Ben-Jochannan   When it comes to ancient African scholarship, no one has grabbed my attention like Dr. Yosef Ben-Jochannan. So it’s only right that I highlight his legacy on this blog. Dr. Yosef Alfredo Antonio Ben-Jochannan was an Egyptologist, Historian, and Writer…

Is Polygamy a Solution?

I was listening to a podcast earlier when the host asked a very interesting question: Is monogamy a natural occurrence in humans or is it cultural? Monogamy is defined as the practice of being married to one partner. Here in the West, the societal norm is to fall in love with one person, get married,…

The Deacons for Defense and Justice

Many African American men, in particular, refused to participate in nonviolent protests because they believed that passive resistance to white violence simply reproduced the same degrading rituals of domination and submission that suffused the master/slave relationship.   Those who have been following this blog know that I’m a student of Black history. I’ve been on…

Himba

Greetings All, As many of you already know, studying African history and culture has become a passion of mine. So after taking another viral trip around the globe, I came across some very interesting information that I wanted to share. Meet the Himba tribe. The Himba (Singular: Omuhimba or Plural: Ovahimba) are a semi-nomadic people…