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African Civilizations

African Civilizations

7 Medieval African Kingdoms Everyone Should Know About While Europe was experiencing its Dark Ages, a period of intellectual, cultural and economic regression from the sixth to the 13th centuries, Africans were experiencing an almost continent-wide renaissance after the decline of the Nile Valley civilizations of Egypt and Nubia. The leading civilizations of this African rebirth were the Axum Empire, ... Read More »

End Global Mass SurveillanceNow!

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News for Global Mass Surveillance 2013: The Year in Internet Freedom Josh Levy December 16, 2013 Global Internet Freedom AT&T Blocking FaceTime Surveillance Net Neutrality To say that 2013 was just another year in the struggle to protect our online rights is quite the understatement. When the history of the Internet is written, 2013 will be considered one epic year. ... Read More »

Dating A Cougar 101

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The Joy Of Dating An Older Woman According to SingleBlackMale.org, older women who date younger men, affectionately known as “cougars” in most social circles, are awesome. There are a number of reasons not limited to the fact that many studies have shown they actually have higher sex drives than their younger counterparts. You don’t believe me? Here’s a quote from a TIME ... Read More »

Black Hollywood Film Directors

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10 Highest Grossing Films by African American Directors The number one film at the box office this weekend was no real surprise: Thor: The Dark World held on to the spot in its second week, adding another $38 million, bringing its total to $138 million, so far. Look for it to have a precipitous drop next weekend facing Hunger Games: ... Read More »

African American Woman of the Civil Rights Movement

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Black Women Were Crucial to Civil Rights Movement   Whenever we see the newsreels from that time, we see black men in the room with President John F. Kennedy  or President Lyndon Johnson. We see black men in the great struggle leading the way, making the decisions, fighting the good fight. In documentaries such as PBS Eyes on the Prize, ... Read More »

VICTORIA Falls, One of the Seven Wonders of the World

Victoria Falls

Zanu PF to Rename Victoria Falls After Heroes VICTORIA Falls, one of the Seven Wonders of the World, is set to be renamed alongside several other institutions, following a weekend Zanu PF resolution to use them to honor the country’s liberation heroes. The resolution was made by Zanu PF’s committee on sports, culture, religion and liberation war heritage at the ... Read More »

Blacks Born With Blue Eyes

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Blue Eyes Have Always Been Associated With Whites It is generally believed that black people do not possess blue eyes. The blue eyes has always been associated with the Caucasians (whites). In many scientific studies and a more recent one conducted by the Copenhagen University the genetic mystery of “blue eyes” is said to have originated from the northeast coast ... Read More »

The African American Soldier

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Black Confederate Soldiers Andrew and Silas Chandler, Co. F, 44th Mississippi Infantry  posing with D-Guard This page is in tribute of these brave Slaves and Freemen of Color who supported and fought for the Confederate States of America, and believed in the cause of Southern Independence. It has been estimated that over 65,000 Southern blacks were in the Confederate ranks. ... Read More »

Black History Books For Children

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African American Children’s Books Children’s Books For Black History Month Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, basketball legend and the NBA’s all-time leading scorer, champions a lineup of little-known African-American inventors in this lively, kid-friendly book. Did you know that James West invented the microphone in your cell phone? That Fred Jones invented the refrigerated truck that makes supermarkets possible? Or that Dr. Percy Julian ... Read More »

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