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Decolonization and its Discontents

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Many countries around the world celebrate their independence annually. These festivities occur on one day during the year, rightfully signifying independence as a static phenomenon – one that happened in an instant and did not change. 1,116 more words

African History

Back in the Day: On the Organization of African Unity

The Creator has given us this share of the earth that goes by the name of the African continent; it belongs to us and we are its only masters. 630 more words

Africa

My Top 5 Books of All Time

I am a massive fan of history, African history to be more specific.  Throughout my years growing up, I have spent countless hours reading and learning about the history of my favourite continent in the world, Africa.  1,929 more words

Africa

Flora and Fauna

Flora and Fauna

I wanted to bless my eyes this morning
with flora and fauna
so I came in from the cold
of a dream full of unrelenting rain… 100 more words

Poetry

Mandela's Arrest and the CIA: New evidence for historians?

Scholars of African colonial and apartheid history were given some possible new important evidence last weekend about the role of the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) in Nelson Mandela’s arrest in August, 1962. 734 more words

Public History

William Cadbury, Chocolate, and Slavery in Portuguese West Africa

By the 1870s, as demand for coffee and cocoa from West Africa was rapidly increasing, Portugal abolished slavery in its colonies.  But demand for labor continued to increase.  1,030 more words

British History

Tia Norfleet

Good morning family and friends! Celebrating the accomplishments of African-Americans,the name Tia Norfleet comes to my mind. She was the first female African-American Nascar drive. Her official website is http://www.tianorfleet34.com/ 6 more words

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