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Nicholas (Nick) Freeman

Nick Freeman is a graphic designer specialising in digital illustrations particularly in  character creation, animation and game development assets and visualFX designs (Freeman 2017).  From his LinkedIn profile, Freeman is an African American designer from Orlando, Florida; and first graduated in 2006, with an Associate’s degree in Design and Visual Communication, from the American InterContinental University. 243 more words

Bennardo Santos

Africa

To think I never used to like my skin,

cursed into darkness from my heritage.

More than sun kissed,

but beaten and hardened into the coal of my DNA. 172 more words

African Diaspora

I've lost it

I was born under a Ugandan roof which fell in a Xhosa home. Which am I?

Grew up and started speaking a language foreign to both my parents and “me”… 169 more words

African Diaspora

Excavating San Salvador's Forgotten Plantations

Rebecca Entel’s novel, Fingerprints of Previous Ownersgarnished impressive advance praise–a notable achievement for a small press debut. Lorrie Moore called Entel’s writing “true and exquisite, serious and fun,” while the starred review from… 2,139 more words

Interviews

Kundum Festival of the Ahantas

Kundum, a harvest and religious festival, is celebrated by the Ahantas of  Ghana. People of the Ahanta tribe reside in the western region of Ghana. It is believed that the Kundum festival was first celebrated in the 16th century through the initiative of  Akpoley, a rather adventurous farmer. 492 more words

Nopoku

Chattel and Prophets: African Americans in Presbyterian Church History

by Eric M. Washington

A careful reading of African-American church history reveals that African Americans have a long history in Presbyterianism. Despite the small numbers of African-American Presbyterians relative to the overall numbers of African-American Christians, they must be considered an important population within the broader scope of the African-American church tradition, owing to their beginnings in slavery and their prophetic voices within the Church and American society.  349 more words

History

Berks Panels of Interest, Part V

We’re highlighting panels of interest at the upcoming Seventeenth Berkshire Conference on the History of Women, Genders, and Sexualities to be held June 1-4, 2017, at Hostra University in Hempstead, New York, USA.   365 more words

History