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Black students at Oxford University to get scholarships from black American...

SAN FRANCISCO — Technology investor and entrepreneur Arlan Hamilton is funding a new scholarship for black undergraduate students at Oxford University, a first for the educational institution. The scholarship, partly named...

THE AFRICAN AMERICAN SOLDIER

In this our final series on the African American Soldier, we wanted to shed light on the women that serve in the military.  Let...

Worst decision ever by the U.S. Supreme Court: The 1857 Case...

Dred Scott was a Black slave owned by a surgeon of the U.S army named; James Emmerson who lived in the slave state of...

The little-known story of Father Tansi; West Africa’s first Catholic monk...

Cyprian Michael Iwene Tansi, an Igbo is the first catholic monk from West Africa and the only Nigerian till date to be beatified. He...

Harriet Tubman made some 13 missions to rescue approximately 70 enslaved...

Harriet Tubman made some 13 missions to rescue approximately 70 enslaved people, including family and friends, using the network of antislavery activists and safe houses...

Amun-Ra: The powerful ancient Egyptian deity, who was worshipped as two...

Humans long to look to a deity or god believing in the limited scope of their mortality. In exchange for protection, fertility, bountiful harvest,...

How kings from Nubia (Sudan) became Pharaohs of ancient Egypt and...

How kings from Nubia (Sudan) became Pharaohs of ancient Egypt and ruled both lands The relationship between the peoples of ancient Nubia and Egypt is...

A Black Man Founded the City of Chicago

The founder of the city of Chicago was Jean-Baptiste Pointe DuSable. He was born to a white Frenchman and an African-born Black woman in...

Regarded as one of the Seven Wonders of the ancient world,...

Khufu also called Cheops by the Greek was the second king of the Fourth Dynasty of Kmt (ancient Egypt) from around 2589 to 2566....

The Severan Dynasty: How a feud marred the reign of the...

It does appear a family feud bedeviled the reign of three of Rome’s emperors of African stock. Beginning with who was born in Leptis...