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MAAFA – African Holocaust Remembered

African Holocaust Maafa (or African Holocaust, Holocaust of Enslavement, or Black holocaust as alternatives) are terms used to describe the history and on-going effects of atrocities inflicted on African people. The Maafa includes the Arab and Atlantic slave trades, and continued through imperialism, colonialism, and other forms of oppression to the present day. The word ”’Maafa”’ (also known as the ... Read More »

MENTORING Black Children Builds Self Esteem

MENTORING BLACK CHILDREN We all want the best for our children and we want them to be the best that that can be. We want them to be successful, happy, and use there talents to withstand all the complexities life will throw their way. As adults have you noticed how some of the struggles of the your past may have thwarted ... Read More »

The Truth About Africa

MAGNIFICENT AFRICA HER BEAUTY AND MAJESTY ARE A TESTAMENT TO HER PEOPLE. THE AFRICA THEY NEVER SHOW YOU!!! (My Love & Pride) The Africa They Never Show You. The artist in me cannot help but create & express myself. So I decided to combine my passion for ART & MUSI… THE GREAT PYRAMID OF GIZA – BUILT BY ANCIENT  KEMITES WHO ... Read More »

How Fibroid Tumors Affect Black Women

fiborid tumors in african american women

Fibroids are non-cancerous (benign) tumors that grow from the muscle layers of the uterus (womb). They are also known as uterine fibroids, myomas, or fibromyomas. The singular of uterine fibroids is Uterine Fibroma. Fibroids are growths of smooth muscle and fibrous tissue. Fibroids can vary in size, from that of a bean to as large as a melon. Dr. Phil ... Read More »

20th Century Slavery in Mississippi and Louisiana

Modern Day Slavery

If you thought the Emancipation Proclamation ended slavery in 1863 or after the ratification of the 13th Amendment to the Constitution in 1865, you were wrong. Slavery in some parts of the rural south continued; even up to the mid 1960’s. Many African American were held in peonage throughout the deep south. Under peonage they could not leave the plantations ... Read More »

Slavery In Sudan

War and Slavery in Sudan My daughter opened my eyes  to this topic or should I say reopened my eyes. Like so many of  us I fell victim to my own plight of daily everyday living. Taking for granted that the problems I encounter daily was a precedence and nothing else mattered. We are in the year 2013, who is ... Read More »

The Magical Third Eye

eye-of-horus

THE MAGICAL EYE OF HORUS The Eye Of Horus is the most sacred Egyptian Symbol dating back to the pre-dynastic period. It represents the eye of the ancient Egyptian God Horus, “The Sky God”. This magical symbol represents Protection and Resurrection. It is eluded to that one who adorns this “Sacred Eye Of Horus”, will forever be blessed with prosperity, ... Read More »

African Wedding Traditions – Past and Present

african-wedding

A result of the slave disapora many traditional and cultural practices amongst the slave population were lost. Marriage for slave couples was not legally recognized. Moreover the wedding ceremony, which was an elaborate celebration for many African tribes, was reduced to the the practice of “jumping the broom”, which was popularized by the 1970’s mini-series Roots. ZULU WEDDING DANCE Where ... Read More »

African Presence In America Before Columbus

African Presence in Ancient America before Columbus This video’s purpose is to stress to Africans in America and the world that our history did not start with slavery in the New World. The Ancient Ancestors of… Black Author Revolutionizes American History – NOI Research Group Of course, the most comprehensive work on this subject is They Came Before Columbus: The ... Read More »

Welcome To Black History Facts 365

Carter G. Woodson

Welcome to Black History Facts 365. Our goal is to produce a site that transcends the traditional “Black History Month” icons and narrative. Black History is American History.  Visit often and join us as we explore the rich history of Africans in America. We should emphasize not Negro History, but the Negro in history. What we need is not a ... Read More »

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