How the Ashanti game of Oware was used by slaves in the Caribbean to plan their escape from plantations

Oware is considered the oldest Mancala board game in the world. Dating back centuries to ancient Africa, specifically the Ashanti tribe in Ghana, Mancala is one of the most commonly known board games in Africa, among others. The worldwide spread is noted to be because of the slave trade Carribean that saw many Africans sold to […]

Why the Kingdom of Dahomey gave up the fight against slavery in 1730

King Behanzin of Dahomey and his household — Photo: New World Encyclopedia The Kingdom of Dahomey (present-day Benin) has a rich yet complicated history. It had kings and princes who made decisions that had a huge impact on the natives of the once prosperous kingdom. One of these kings is Agadja Trudo, the third ruler […]

The little known Sudanese-Egyptian Pan-Afrikanist who mentored Marcus Garvey

Photo: Wiki CC When Jamaican Pan-African icon Marcus Garvey was a student in London, he found a mentor in one of Africa’s actors and political activists called Dusé Mohamed Ali. Born on this day in 1866, Ali was the son of an Egyptian father and a Sudanese mother. He was born in Alexandria, where he was […]

Ghanaian Visionary Samia Nkrumah Foresees Revolution, Then United States Of Afrika

 by Ann Brown Kwame Nkrumah was once the hope of not only Ghana, where he was the country’s first president after its independence, but also for all of Africa. The legendary Pan-African leader pushed for a thriving, united, and truly independent Africa. Nkrumah’s hopes and dreams for Africa live on in his only daughter, Samia […]


By ZamaMdoda     We all know how lethal unfounded beliefs can be. On the African continent, a person with albinism has to contend with the dangers associated with attitudes around albinism. Superstition is a powerful yet tainted force in a way that endangers the lives of those with the albino gene. Malian singer, songwriter and albino […]

Akua, the influential slave healer who became queen in Jamaica but was executed by the British

The Queen of Kingston in Jamaica or Cubah Cornwallis, as she is popularly known, is lost in history due to the improper documentation that makes it hard to follow or believe in her existence. In trying to read about the adventurous life of this woman who took the unwilling journey into slavery from Africa and […]

The Science Agenda to Exterminate Blacks (FULL) This video lecture documents the pattern of heavy metals poisoning, medical experimentation, organ harvesting, covert fertility task forces and other tactics that seek to eliminate blacks from our planet. source:  

Dual War and Repression: Domestic and Foreign Policy on Black People

By Netfa Freeman Parallel tracks of US government policy against the Black working class in the US and on the African continent expose much more than incidental similarity but a concerted fatal conspiracy. For the US, African people globally have no economic value short of being unwitting consumers whose labor-use has expired, and whose resistance […]

This South Afrikan math genius makes money out of his remarkable talent at age 10

Sibahle Zwane is a math genius — 702 You can call him the human calculator as he has this extraordinary gift with numbers. At the age of 10, Sibahle Zwane has shocked many people in recent months with his special talent of working huge numbers of math just from his head. The interesting thing is […]

DRC: The boy soldiers and girl brides of war-torn North Kivu

DRC is one of the most complex humanitarian crises on the planet, but has less than 30 percent of the funding it needs Anita,16, was kidnapped and forced to marry a fighter when she was 15. Despite his promise of a dowry, she and her family received nothing. She was given little food and was […]