Museums in France Should Return African Treasures, Report Says | The New York Times

Farah Nayeri, The New York Times Objects on display in Paris at the Quai Branly Museum, which has 70,000 pieces from sub-Saharan Africa. Credit Ludovic Marin/Agence France-Presse — Getty Images. Featured Image PARIS — The sprawling Quai Branly Museum in Paris is stuffed with treasure. It has some 70,000 objects from sub-Saharan Africa in its […]

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6 famous people you didn’t know are from Mozambique | Face2face Africa

FRANCIS AKHALBEY | Staff Writer, Face2face Africa Photo via thesefootballtimes.co. Featured Image The African nation of Mozambique endured a brutal, nine-year war to gain its independence from Portugal. The war ended on this day in 1975, with the European colonizers ruling for 477 years prior. The seeds for the independence war were planted as a […]

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Angela Davis Says She’s ‘Stunned’ After Award Is Revoked Over Her Views on Israel | The New York Times

Facebook0Twitter0MailNiraj Chokshi, The New York Times Angela Davis, the activist and scholar, said this week that she was “stunned” after a civil rights group in her native Birmingham, Ala., reversed its decision to honor her with an award amid protests over her support for a boycott of Israel. Professor Davis, once a global hero of […]

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From Slavery to Civil Rights and Environmental Racism | The Washington Informer Decades ago, civil rights leader Dr. Benjamin F. Chavis Jr., who now serves a president and CEO of the National Newspaper Publishers Association, coined the term “environmental racism.” It not only proved a true term, but it also linked several eras to a present day that still harkens back to centuries of demeaning and demoralization of Black Americans since the beginning of the transatlantic slave trade 500 years ago.

Decades ago, civil rights leader Dr. Benjamin F. Chavis Jr., who now serves a president and CEO of the National Newspaper Publishers Association, coined the term “environmental racism.” It not only proved a true term, but it also linked several eras to a present day that still harkens back to centuries of demeaning and demoralization of Black Americans since the beginning of the transatlantic slave trade 500 years ago.

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Anthony Browder Makes History as the First African American to Lead and Fund an Archeological Excavation Project in Egypt | Los Angeles Sentinel

Facebook0Twitter0MailSentinel News Service , Los Angeles Sentinel Washington DC’s own, Anthony “Tony” Browder makes history as the first African American to lead and fund an archeological excavation project in Egypt. In May 2018, Mr. Browder, his daughter Atlantis Tye Browder, and the ASA Restoration Project excavation team discovered 2700-year-old Kushite artifacts that were recently installed […]

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Was Mahatma Gandhi a racist? | BBC Mahatma Gandhi has been variously described as an anti-colonial protester, a religious thinker, a pragmatist, a radical who used non-violence effectively to fight for causes, a canny politician and a whimsical Hindu patriarch... But was India's greatest leader also a racist?

Mahatma Gandhi has been variously described as an anti-colonial protester, a religious thinker, a pragmatist, a radical who used non-violence effectively to fight for causes, a canny politician and a whimsical Hindu patriarch… But was India’s greatest leader also a racist?

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