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Sudanese Woman Sentenced To Death By Hanging


Pregnant Sudanese Woman Faces Death Sentence for Marrying Christian Meriam, age 27, was arrested and charged with adultery in August 2013 after a family member reportedly claimed that she was committing adultery because of her marriage to a Christian South Sudanese man. Under Sharia law as practiced in Sudan, a Muslim woman is not permitted to marry a non-Muslim man, ... Read More »

The Golden Stool


The Golden Stool of the Asante The Golden Stool of the Asante contains the soul or sunsum of the nation. It is considered to be so sacred that no one is allowed to sit on it. It is kept under the strictest security; it is taken outside only on exceptional occasions and never comes into contact with earth or the ... Read More »

555th Parachute Infantry Battalion|Courage and Valour


THE AMAZING TRIPLE NICKELS The 555th Parachute Infantry Battalion was the first black unit in the Army to be integrated. Trained as smoke jumpers to carry out secret missions during World War II, the “Triple Nickel” was assigned to Fort Benning, Ga.; Fort Bragg, N.C.; Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, Calif.; and Chico Army Airfield, Calif., before they were absorbed ... Read More »

Life Of Lucy Parsons

 Lucy Parsons: “More Dangerous Than a Thousand Rioters” The strongest argument that can be made as to why all radical activists should study the life and works of Lucy Parsons is that the FBI wants you to know nothing about her.Lucy Eldine Gonzalez Parsons died in 1942, at the age of 89, in a house-fire in Chicago — the city ... Read More »

Blacks in Sport


 5 Black Pioneer Athletes You May Never Heard Of. Major Taylor – Champion Cyclist and First African American World Champion Arguably one of the best cyclists of all time is a man that 99 percent of the world has never heard of.  Marshall Walter “Major” Taylor, born on November 26, 1878 was a champion cyclist, multiple multiple world record holder ... Read More »

RHEINLAND A Film About the Forgotten “Rheinland Children”

RHEINLAND Being Black and German… RHEINLAND needs your support… … because we will show you a part of history you won’t find in most history books and the fate of the “Rheinland Children” must be made visible. The common denominator of being people of African descent; whether on the continent of Africa, in the United States, in the Caribbean or ... Read More »

Hidden Black History


Black Herman | Black Magicians | Master Metaphysician   Black Herman | The World’s Greatest Magician   Benjamin “Black Herman” Rucker was one of the greatest Magician/Mentalist/Author/ Entertainers to ever grace the face of this planet however he has become an obscure figure buried in the back pages of American history.  I first heard about Black Herman listening to Bobby ... Read More »

Little Known African American History


All Black Town Boley, Oklahoma ) “Boley was once the crown jewel of all the black towns in Oklahoma,” historian Currie Ballard said recently, standing in the rain near a vacant downtown building. “Booker T. Washington came to Boley … twice and deemed it the finest black town in the world — and Booker T. Washington had literally been all ... Read More »

Women’s History Month Honoring Black Women In Science

Black Women In Science

Women’s History Month Honoring Black Women Inventors Have you ever wondered where the idea of curling or straightening hair through heat originated? Or, even who made it possible to see a caller’s identity before picking up a phone? Maybe you would like to know where holographic or some gaming imagery originated? Did you ever want to know just who was ... Read More »

Dorie Miller Hero of Pearl Harbor WWII

Petty Officer Doris Miller, USN Doris Miller, known as “Dorie” to shipmates and friends, was born in Waco, Texas, on 12 October 1919, to Henrietta and Conery Miller. He had three brothers, one of which served in the Army during World War II. While attending Moore High School in Waco, he was a fullback on the football team. He worked ... Read More »

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