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Sarah Baartman: The Movie

I had to share the trailer for the movie on Sarah Baartman, Black Venus, which starred Yahima Torres and was released in 2010. The film was nominated for the… 96 more words

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Sarah Baartman: The Black Venus

I have long wanted to talk about Sarah Baartman, known as the Hottentot Venus or the Black Venus. This Black woman was promised a life of fortune, taken to Europe as a slave to be exhibited naked to men and women around Europe just because of her physique, the physique of a Black woman. 1,413 more words

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Quote by Miriam Makeba on Endurance

I look at an ant and I see myself: a native South African, endowed by nature with a strength much greater than my size so I might cope with the weight of a racism that crushes my spirit… 12 more words

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Qualities of an ideal person

पात्रे त्यागी गुणो रागी संविभागी च बन्धुषु ।
शास्त्रे बोद्धा रणो योद्धा स वै पुरुष उच्यते ॥

పాత్రే త్యాగీ గుణే రాగీ సంవిభాగీ చ బంధుషు

శాస్త్రే బోద్ధా రణే యోద్ధా స వై పురుష ఉచ్యతే

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Instagram Love

In addition to my friends and family I follow a bunch of other people and companies on IG. I thought I’d share a few (doesn’t even scratch the surface) of my favorite Instagramers with you this morning. 424 more words

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"Pleure, Ô Noir Frère Bien-Aimé" de Patrice Lumumba / "Weep, Beloved Black Brother" by Patrice Lumumba

The 30 June 1960 marks the independence of the then Congo-Belge (Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC)) from Belgium. We will celebrate DRC’s independence today with a poem by one of Congo’s proud sons, none other than its first democratically elected Prime Minister… 976 more words

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Ghanaian Talented Inventor

Ghanaian inventor inventing things to make every day better. Imagine helping women who just finished a whole day in the fields, and who have to come back and pound eba for you? 10 more words

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