Chocolate Milk Invented in Jamaica?

Sir Hans Sloane, an Irish physician, scientist, and botanist, has been credited as the inventor of chocolate milk. However, research shows that Jamaicans were the first to create chocolate milk. According to the Natural History Museum, in 1687, Sloane was offered the chance to travel to Jamaica as a physician to the 2nd Duke of…

The Gullah Museum on Hilton Head Island

Some R&R on Hilton Head Island, SC, led me to a historic site and, at times, a hidden culture. The Gullah Museum The Gullah/Geechee people are descendants of African slaves who lived in the low country, coastal regions of the United States; North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, and Florida. Their enslavement on isolated islands and…

King Khufu’s Boat Moved to Egyptian Museum

The boat of King Khufu, an ancient Egyptian monarch and second pharaoh of the Fourth Dynasty in the 26th century B.C., has been transferred from the Giza pyramids to the Grand Egyptian Museum in Giza, Egypt. Discovered in 1954 at the southern corner of the Great Pyramid of Khufu, King Khufu’s boat, also known as…

Jamaica Seeks Reparations

A senior government official of Jamaica recently advised that the country is seeking reparations for the Transatlantic Slave Trade from the United Kingdom. According to the Mirror, a petition will reportedly be filed asking for £7.6billion in reparations for Britain’s involvement in the slave trade during the 17th and 18th centuries. It’s been reported by…

Reparations are Justified, But it was a Non-Starter – Barack Obama

Since Barack Obama’s departure in 2017, I’ve gone out of my way to ignore him. But like many symbols in my community whose relevancy date gets extended, he keeps popping up and validating his inadequacies during his presidency. According to The Hill, in an episode on Bruce Springsteen’s podcast, Barack Obama stated that reparations for…

The U.S. Returns Thousands of Egyptian Artifacts

Africa’s fight to retrieve her stolen artifacts has been non-stop for centuries. But, today, some progress is being made. According to Africa News, Egypt has retrieved roughly 5,000 ancient items from the United States. The Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities confirmed that after years of negotiations, the Museum of the Bible in Washington returned a…

France Will NOT Apologize for Colonial Rule in Algeria

What better way is there to kick off the week than with comedic narcissism. According to the Independent and Aljazeera, France wants to take steps in reconciling the relationship with North African country Algeria for their colonial rule, but French President Emmanuel Macron has ruled out issuing an official apology. In reference to the eight-year…

Is the Torah Anti-African?

In the following debate, Sara Suten Seti and Zion Lexx discuss the differences and similarities of Ma’at and the Torah. They also unpack whether the Torah is anti-African or not. There will be more information at a later date, I just need to do additional research. If you’d like to discuss any of the following…

The Founder of John Hopkins University Owned Slaves

Greetings Everyone, There’s some news coming out of Maryland that caught my attention. The following information is from PHYS.org. Researchers at John Hopkins University, who’ve played a prominent role in tracking the coronavirus, recently discovered that its founder owned slaves in the 19th century. They uncovered the information in government census records as part of…

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,…