Tribute to Khatari Gaulden

by Allegra Taylor, loving daughter of Hugo Pinell Hugo L.A. Pinell Legacy: It was important to my Dad to always give honor where honor was due. This tribute to an honorable ancestor is offered in that spirit. They are together again, Khatari and Hugo, now ancestors looking over us. Many nights I sit and wonder […]

Read the damning letter written by the king of Kongo to the king of Portugal over slavery in 1526

Photo: Civilisation When Portugal arrived in Kongo, one of Africa’s largest kingdoms in the 1500s, the agreement was an exchange of ideas and cultures. King Afonso, who ruled between 1502-1543, was a proponent of this arrangement, hoping that it would make his kingdom prosperous and powerful. However, the Portuguese officials came in and freely disobeyed […]

Black Amerikans Were Never Given A Chance

Race riots in Detroit 1943 AFRICANGLOBE – An examination of the 1921 Tulsa race riots, the deadliest in US history, proves that the best efforts of Blacks were terminated in America with prejudice. Americans are slipping into the shadows of their own abyss and trying, at protests and through news media, to save what is left […]

The Genealogy Of Alexander Pushkin

Alexander Pushkin is considered the father of Russian literature AFRICANGLOBE – Although the vast majority of African Americans are unfamiliar with Pushkin’s monumental works, most students of literature are at least aware of his “Blackamoor of Peter the Great“, an unfinished romance which relates the biographical data of the poet’s great-grandfather, Ibrahim Petrovitch Gannibal his Black great-grandfather. Some […]

Mike Africa is now at SCI Phoenix

Michael Davis Africa #AM4973 SCI Phoenix P.O. Box 244 Graterford, PA 19426-0244 Note: its the same POB as Graterford. Write him a letter or send him a card and let him know he is in our hearts and on our minds.

How Brazilian football legend Pelé stopped a major Nigerian war for two days

Football legend Pelé He was so powerful and admired by many people in his heydays that he was able to achieve what political leaders and the international community couldn’t – stop a devastating civil war in Nigeria on his own. The Biafran War was rampant in the 1960s, following the desire of the Igbo people […]

The peace games: Dreaming big for South Sudan’s youth

A relatively new independence and fresh waves of conflict inspire a South Sudanese refugee to build antiwar video games. by Reem Shaddad & Jawahir Al-Naimi 9 Jul 2018 There are approximately 20 people displaced every minute as a result of conflict or persecution. Recent figures from the United Nations put an unprecedented 65.6 million people worldwide […]

Meet Alessandro, the son of an Afrikan slave woman whose father became a pope

Alessandro de’ Medici Born in 1510 in the Italian city of Urbino, Alessandro de’ Medici’s mother was an African slave named Simonetta who was serving in the Medici household. His father, according to historians, was Cardinal Giulio de Medici, who later became Pope Clement VII. The Medici were an Italian family of rulers, merchants, bankers, […]

The Con of Diversity

  In 1970, when black students occupied the dean’s office at Harvard Divinity School to protest against the absence of African-American scholars on the school’s faculty, the white administration was forced to respond and interview black candidates. It asked James Cone, the greatest theologian of his generation, to come to Cambridge, Mass., for a meeting. But […]

They loathed Hugo, oppose PEACE

July 6, 2018 by Minister Umoja Malkuthnaki aka King William E. Brown Jr., United KAGE Brothers & Sisters International Union, New Afrikan Environmental Revolution “Now the Black civilization that shook the white man up the most was the Egyptian civilization, a Black civilization. (He) was able to take the Egyptian Civilization, write books about it, […]