ZUMBI, THE CHAMPION OF BLACK FREEDOM

Zumbi represents a powerful symbol of resistance for the Afro-Brazilians and all persons of African origin. When the Portuguese tried to subdue...

The Ancient Kingdom of Benin: Origins, History and Art

The Kingdom of Benin perhaps, is famous for its striking brass sculptures, beautiful ivory carvings and artistic...

THERE WERE NO SLAVES IN ANCIENT EGYPT

There were no slaves in ancient Khemet / Nubia, known today as Egypt. As in, people being bought, sold and flogged, it...

Scary Ancient Egyptian ‘Cat Mummy’ Found With 5 Legs And 3 Tails

Ancient Egyptian cat mummies are commonly found objects in the archeological world. Numerous cat mummies have been previously discovered at burial sites....

THINGS YOU SHOULD KNOW ABOUT THE DOGON TRIBE OF MALI

The Dogon tribe is a group from Mali in West Africa with a population of nearly a million people. They are among...

THE WODAABE PEOPLE OF AFRICA – A STRANGE BUT BEAUTIFUL CULTURE

Ever heard of the Wodaabe tribe? There’s a chance the answer is a NO. These people practice one of the most bizarre and vain...

The Wodaabe Men of “Make-Up” Of Africa

Wodaabe: Where men in make-up is the highest form of masculinity.Heralded as one of the most beautiful people in Africa, the Wodaabe...

AFRICAN INVENTIONS YOU PROBABLY NEVER KNEW ABOUT

Mathematics The invention of mathematics of course as we were all taught in school was by the Greeks...

BOB NESTA MARLEY: The Legend

There is no doubt of the legendary status of Bob Marley. He introduced us to a whole...

BLACK HISTORY THAT TIME REWROTE

Ancient Africa. Photo credit - blackdemographics.com Africa has often been referred to as the cradle of world civilization....