This 1948 event in Ghana triggered Afrika’s independence

BY MILDRED EUROPA TAYLOR  This 1948 event in Ghana triggered Africa’s independence Seventy years ago today, February 28, 1948, a group of ex-servicemen were on a peaceful parade at the crossroads near the Governor’s office in the Gold Coast (now Ghana) to present a petition to him about unpaid wages and broken promises after their fight […]

Kaepernick Goes ‘Home’ to Afrika, Questions Celebration of US Independence

San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick pumps his fist at Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum in Los Angeles, California, U.S., on December 24, 2016. | Photo: Reuters The minute-long video showed that the former San Francisco 49ers quarterback visited former slave trading sites.   National Football League free agent Colin Kaepernick questioned the value that U.S. […]


Adinkra (meaning goodbye or farewell in Twi) symbols are symbol drawings of concepts, values, proverbs, and philosophies created by the Akan and Gyaaman people of what is now Ghana and parts of Côte d’Ivoire. When first developed around the sixteenth century, Adinkra was only used for royalty and spiritual leaders for funerals and other important […]

Pan-Africanism, women’z emancipation and the meaning of socialist development

Revisiting the role of women in Kwame Nkrumah’s Ghana African Pictures Abayomi Azikiwe Sep 08, 2016 Celebrated pan-Africanist Kwame Nkrumah of Ghana organized a historic conference for women in Africa and the diaspora in 1960 to celebrate their contribution to the liberation struggles, but also to create a platform for reflection on their future role […]

World Recoilz az U.S. Slave Patrollerz Kill in Defense of Empire

  by BAR editor and columnist Dr. Marsha Adebayo The Bahamas has warned its citizens to be cautious in the U.S., and Black Londoners rallied in solidarity with Black American resistance to racist violence. “Leaders on the African continent, such as, Nigeria, South Africa, Ghana as well as the Caribbean and South America, must also […]

Free Em All Radio! W/ Chairman Fred Hampton Jr & The Lady of Rage! Tune in tonight to Free Em All Radio! w/ Chairman Fred Hampton Jr. & The Lady of Rage! Ghana has been flooding for almost a week but unlike ‘major disasters’ that occur in other parts of the world, there is no media coverage,be it mainstream or social, of the major disaster in Ghana. Tune into tonight’s episode as […]

Ghana and the 1966 Coup Against Kwame Nkrumah: The Role of Afrikan Amerikanz in the Afrikan Revolution

By Abayomi Azikiwe Solidarity with Ghana represented over a century of identification with the homeland Five decades ago on Feb. 24, 1966, a coup was carried out against Dr. Kwame Nkrumah, the leader of the Ghana independence movement and the chief architect of the 20th century African revolutionary struggle. Nkrumah, the founder of the Convention Peoples […]


Queen Nanny was a Maroon leader and Obeah woman in Jamaica during the late 17th and early 18th centuries. The Maroons were a cultural mixed-race of African slaves and Native Arawak Indian tribes predated European colonization. Queen Nanny was an escaped slave who arrived from the Western part of Africa. It has been widely believed that […]

Ekiah Productionz – Warrior Queen

Ekiah Productions – Warrior Queen from Bowstring Studios on Vimeo. Warrior Queen, a short by Ekiah Productions, tells the story of the great Asante Queenmother Yaa Asantewaa who led her people into battle against the British. source: >via: