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Carlotta Lucumi, “La Negra Carlota”, This Yoruba Woman Led One Of Cuba’s Biggest Revolts In 1844

Carlota Lucumí, popularly known as La Negra Carlota whose date of birth is unknown but died in November 1844. Carlota was an enslaved African...

The Roots Of Capoeira: The Brazilian Dance Fight

The Portuguese in the sixteenth century bought, sold, traded and transported African people illegally. Brazil, due to its large territorial region received almost forty...

How Well Do You Know Elijah Muhammad?

Elijah Muhammad formerly known as Elijah Robert Poole saw the earth on October 7th, 1897, and died on February 25th, 1975. He was an...

Muhammad Ali Of Egypt: The Founder Of Modern Egypt

Muhammad Ali Pasha was born March 4th 1769, in Macedonia, Rumelia Eyalet of the Ottoman Empire to Ibrahim Agha l, unit commander of the...

Onesimus: The Enslaved African Who Introduced The Method Of Vaccination During The Smallpox Epidemic

In 1704, a young slave was carried abroad in the Bance Ifland vessel from the Windward & Rice coast, arriving in Boston, Massachusetts on...

The Life Of Muhammad Ali: The First Fighter Ever To Win The World Heavyweight Championship Three Times, And He Defended It 19 Times

Muhammad Ali, was born as Cassius Marcellus Clay, Jr., on January 17, 1942, at Louisville, in Kentucky, U.S. He was an American professional boxer...

DAILY BUZZ (Episode 7)

💛PEARLS OF WISDOM💛 lt's not enough to know, you must do.It's good to plan but there will be no progress if you don't follow through.Great...

The Hilarious Story of Job Ben Solomon

Job Ben Solomon was born Ayuba Suleiman Diallo in Bondu of the Futa Toro state present-day Senegal in 1701, to a noble family Islamic...

The Story Of Ota Benga: Kidnapped From His Homeland, And Displayed Like An Animal In Zoos

Ota Benga was born in the year 1883 in the Ituri Forest which became the Congo Free State and it is now the Democratic...

Battle Of Islandlwana: The Zulus Defeated The British With Spears And Shields

In 1878, Sir Henry Belter Frere, British High Commissioner to Southern Africa issued a thirty-day ultimatum to Zulu King, Cetshwayo, ordering him to dismantle...

Igbo Landing Mass Suicide, They Knew Death Was Better Than Bondage

Early 1803, a shipload of captive west Africans mainly Igbos of present-day Nigeria aboard the Wanderer slave ship landed in Savannah, Georgia to be...

Nathaniel Turner: The Enslaved Black American Who Led The Only Effective, Sustained Slave Rebellion In U.S. History

Nathaniel Turner was born on October 2nd, 1800, in Southampton county, Virginia. He was a property of a prosperous small plantation owner in a...

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