6 Afrikan countries where people were stolen and shipped like animals to Europe

by FARIDA DAWKINS Images of slaves during the Trans-Atlantic slave trade…National Endowment for the Humanities The enslavement of individuals is an injustice that has been documented as being in existence as early as c. 1860 BC.  There are many slave trades that have affected civilizations throughout history such as the Arab, East African and Trans-Atlantic slave trades.  […]

How Malcolm X became a serious threat to the U.S. after his Afrika visit

by ISMAIL AKWEI Malcolm X in Nigeria Malcolm X was one of the most influential black people in the history of the United States and a strong advocate for Pan-Africanism. Pan-Africanism – the global movement encouraging the bond of solidarity between people of African descent – gave birth to the Organisation of African Unity (OAU) which […]

Gullah, descendants of Afrikan slaves in South Carolina who haven’t abandoned their cultural roots

BY FARIDA DAWKINS The Gullah Geechee Kinfolk…Pathfinders Travel Magazine The Gullah people, also referred to as the Geechee, reside in Georgia and the low country of South Carolina within the United States.  They are also located within the coast and the Sea Islands  – which are a series of minute islands along the Atlantic Ocean. They equate […]

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. […]

A PROVERB IN A PICTURE: ADINKRA SYMBOLZ

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!

https://percolate.blogtalkradio.com/OffsitePlayer?hostId=942437&episodeId=9024717 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 […]