Black History

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The most unusual ways many African countries got their names

Africa in 1885 The concept of nation-states in Africa is only a bit over a century old, arising...

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Time to Revisit Afonja- Akin Osuntokun

One of the significant (defining) attributes of the 19th-century history of the Yoruba was the Afonja (the 6th...

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StateCraft Inc. celebrates #NigeriaAt59 with 59 stories of Independence, as told by Nigerians

For the 59th anniversary of Nigeria’s Independence, Africa’s foremost governance and political consulting firm, StateCraft Inc. has gone...

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TAYO FATUNLA: NIGERIA’S INDEPENDENCE AT 59 GOING ON 60

Nigeria, the most populous nation in Africa ranks among the 7 most powerful African countries on earth and...

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BLACK MILITARY WOMEN FROM WORLD WAR II GET THEIR LONG-OVERDUE HONOR

Did you know that after their service had ended in 1945, the Black women in World War II...

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The Legend of Lisabi-OLATUNDE SORUNKE

Olumo Rock Lisabi, an Egba warrior, is venerated for his heroic exploits during those turbulent days of inter-tribal...

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The Stono Rebellion of 1739

The Stono Rebellion occurred near the Stono River, about 20 miles from Charleston, South Carolina, and was the...

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Story Of Yoruba Woman Who Led a Revolution In 1844 To Free Slaves In Cuba

Black men and women who were descendants of Africans taken into captivity and slavery were becoming bolder in...