African History

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.">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.

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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.
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." class="btn btn-sm btn-link"> Read More

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

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FacebookTwitterMailSentinel News Service , Los Angeles Sentinel 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 in the Egyptian Museum in Luxor. […]
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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?">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?

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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?
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?" class="btn btn-sm btn-link"> Read More

In Pictures: Mandela’s life | Al Jazeera The South African leader rose from rural obscurity to become one of the world's most respected and loved figures.">In Pictures: Mandela’s life | Al Jazeera The South African leader rose from rural obscurity to become one of the world's most respected and loved figures.

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The South African leader rose from rural obscurity to become one of the world's most respected and loved figures.
In Pictures: Mandela’s life | Al Jazeera The South African leader rose from rural obscurity to become one of the world's most respected and loved figures." class="btn btn-sm btn-link"> Read More

Museum of Black Civilisations aims to ‘decolonise knowledge’ | Al Jazeera A large museum will open in Dakar, 52 years after Senegal's first president presented a post-colonial cultural vision.">Museum of Black Civilisations aims to ‘decolonise knowledge’ | Al Jazeera A large museum will open in Dakar, 52 years after Senegal's first president presented a post-colonial cultural vision.

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A large museum will open in Dakar, 52 years after Senegal's first president presented a post-colonial cultural vision.
Museum of Black Civilisations aims to ‘decolonise knowledge’ | Al Jazeera A large museum will open in Dakar, 52 years after Senegal's first president presented a post-colonial cultural vision." class="btn btn-sm btn-link"> Read More

8 African heroes who led massive slave rebellions in the Caribbean but are less celebrated | Face2Face Africa A little over the past decade, the stories of powerful kings and queens who worked hard at building powerful kingdoms and sustaining them for centuries have been unearthed to redefine the history of Africa as opposed to what has been fed to the masses by the West for several decades.">8 African heroes who led massive slave rebellions in the Caribbean but are less celebrated | Face2Face Africa A little over the past decade, the stories of powerful kings and queens who worked hard at building powerful kingdoms and sustaining them for centuries have been unearthed to redefine the history of Africa as opposed to what has been fed to the masses by the West for several decades.

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A little over the past decade, the stories of powerful kings and queens who worked hard at building powerful kingdoms and sustaining them for centuries have been unearthed to redefine the history of Africa as opposed to what has been fed to the masses by the West for several decades.
8 African heroes who led massive slave rebellions in the Caribbean but are less celebrated | Face2Face Africa A little over the past decade, the stories of powerful kings and queens who worked hard at building powerful kingdoms and sustaining them for centuries have been unearthed to redefine the history of Africa as opposed to what has been fed to the masses by the West for several decades." class="btn btn-sm btn-link"> Read More

Kwaku Anansi: The only folklore character to travel out of Africa and become a global symbol of resistance | Face2Face Africa The West African folktale character is a spider with human characteristics from the Akan culture of West Africa. ">Kwaku Anansi: The only folklore character to travel out of Africa and become a global symbol of resistance | Face2Face Africa The West African folktale character is a spider with human characteristics from the Akan culture of West Africa.

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Kwaku Anansi: The only folklore character to travel out of Africa and become a global symbol of resistance | Face2Face Africa The West African folktale character is a spider with human characteristics from the Akan culture of West Africa. " class="btn btn-sm btn-link"> Read More

What Nelson Mandela Lost | The New York Times The South African freedom fighter’s letters from prison remind us that the separation of families is the ultimate expression of state power.">What Nelson Mandela Lost | The New York Times The South African freedom fighter’s letters from prison remind us that the separation of families is the ultimate expression of state power.

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The South African freedom fighter’s letters from prison remind us that the separation of families is the ultimate expression of state power.
What Nelson Mandela Lost | The New York Times The South African freedom fighter’s letters from prison remind us that the separation of families is the ultimate expression of state power." class="btn btn-sm btn-link"> Read More

How 75 Nigerians who revolted against slavery chose to drown in the U.S | Pulse.ng The Igbo Landing refers to the mass suicide of Igbo slaves in 1803 who chose to die than live a life of slavery.">How 75 Nigerians who revolted against slavery chose to drown in the U.S | Pulse.ng The Igbo Landing refers to the mass suicide of Igbo slaves in 1803 who chose to die than live a life of slavery.

The Igbo Landing refers to the mass suicide of Igbo slaves in 1803 who chose to die than live a life of slavery.
How 75 Nigerians who revolted against slavery chose to drown in the U.S | Pulse.ng The Igbo Landing refers to the mass suicide of Igbo slaves in 1803 who chose to die than live a life of slavery." class="btn btn-sm btn-link"> Read More

The Case for Reparations | The Atlantic (2014) Two hundred fifty years of slavery. Ninety years of Jim Crow. Sixty years of separate but equal. Thirty-five years of racist housing policy. Until we reckon with our compounding moral debts, America will never be whole.">The Case for Reparations | The Atlantic (2014) Two hundred fifty years of slavery. Ninety years of Jim Crow. Sixty years of separate but equal. Thirty-five years of racist housing policy. Until we reckon with our compounding moral debts, America will never be whole.

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Two hundred fifty years of slavery. Ninety years of Jim Crow. Sixty years of separate but equal. Thirty-five years of racist housing policy. Until we reckon with our compounding moral debts, America will never be whole.
The Case for Reparations | The Atlantic (2014) Two hundred fifty years of slavery. Ninety years of Jim Crow. Sixty years of separate but equal. Thirty-five years of racist housing policy. Until we reckon with our compounding moral debts, America will never be whole." class="btn btn-sm btn-link"> Read More