EU PARLIAMENT CALLS FOR ‘REPARATIONS FOR CRIMES AGAINST HUMANITY’ TO AFRO-EUROPEANS

The European Parliament overwhelmingly approved a resolution Tuesday addressing “structural racism” in Europe against Europeans of African descent. The resolution calls for “reparations for crimes against humanity during European colonialism.” The document was written by the British Labour MEP Claude Moraes and was inspired by the racist behavior allegedly experienced by Italian socialist MEP Cécile … More EU PARLIAMENT CALLS FOR ‘REPARATIONS FOR CRIMES AGAINST HUMANITY’ TO AFRO-EUROPEANS

Slavery memorial Lisbon

In 2020 a Memorial will be erected in Lisbon in honor of the victims of the slave trade, an initiative of Djass – Association of Afro-descendants that was one of the winning projects of the 2017/2018 edition of the Participative Budget of Lisbon. The Memorial will be chosen by voting in public sessions and will take … More Slavery memorial Lisbon

Tribute to Fela Kuti

The Phenomenon Over a decade after his death, vindication has come to Fela Kuti, Africa’s musical genius. AfroBeat, his gift to the world, is now an international staple on his own uncompromising terms, social content intact. Throughout his life, Fela contended that AfroBeat was a modern form of danceable, African classical music with an urgent … More Tribute to Fela Kuti

Sankara & Sankara Oct 15:Assassination of a revolutinary

    Please take your time to watch the video: When did Thomas Sankara live? Born in 1949, Captain Thomas Sankara took power during the revolution which started on August 4, 1983. With his comrades in arms, he renamed the Upper Volta, a name inherited from the French colonial power, into the Democratic and Popular Republic of Burkina … More Sankara & Sankara Oct 15:Assassination of a revolutinary

Thomas Sankara: The man every revolutionary needs to know

Take your time to watch this video and know more about Thomas Sankara and even his last minute ONLY 4 YEARS in power (1983-87). Thomas Isidore Noël Sankara (21 December 1949 – 15 October 1987) was a Burkinabé military captain, Marxist revolutionary, pan-Africanist theorist, and President of Burkina Faso from 1983 to 1987. Viewed by … More Thomas Sankara: The man every revolutionary needs to know

Interview with Fountain Hughes: ex-slave whose grandfather was owned by Thomas Jefferson.

At the time of his interview, Fountain Hughes was sure of one strong conviction: he would rather kill himself than be a slave again. Hughes was 101 at the time of this interview on Voices from the Days of Slavery but his perspectives and memories of the days of slavery were as sharp as a … More Interview with Fountain Hughes: ex-slave whose grandfather was owned by Thomas Jefferson.

GRAMAN QUASSI: THE AFRICAN SLAVE IN SURINAM WHO DISCOVERED BITTER (QUASSIA) TONIC FOR TREATING FEVER WITHOUT SIDE EFFECTS

Herbal remedies and plants were part of Africans and plants played a pivotal role in their way of life even before they were enslaved and during the slave trade. Many indigenous African discoveries have not been credited to the people who discovered them but with time, such discoveries are being unearthed and some have been … More GRAMAN QUASSI: THE AFRICAN SLAVE IN SURINAM WHO DISCOVERED BITTER (QUASSIA) TONIC FOR TREATING FEVER WITHOUT SIDE EFFECTS