His name IS Malcom X born on May 19, 1925

Malcolm X was born Malcolm Little on May 19, 1925 in Omaha, Nebraska. His mother, Louise Norton Little, was a homemaker occupied with the family’s eight children. His father, Earl Little, was an outspoken Baptist minister and avid supporter of Black Nationalist leader Marcus Garvey. Earl’s civil rights activism prompted death threats from the white … More His name IS Malcom X born on May 19, 1925

Independence Day of Togo: Sylvanus Olympio the visionnaire

“From this moment and Forever  Free from any subject, any hindrance Master of your destiny Togo my country, here you are Free Free to be yourself To follow your ideas and inclinations To choose according to your reason and your feelings To decide according to your own will Finally free In the restored dignity To … More Independence Day of Togo: Sylvanus Olympio the visionnaire

Xenephobia in South Africa: Ultimatum to non South Africans to leave the Country: True or false

A highly threatening message warning foreigners living in South Africa of impending more xenophobic attacks is making huge rounds on social media raising severe panic and uncertainty especially to people living in infornal settlements in the country. The heavily worded message gives a thirty day ultimatum for foreigners living in the Southern Africa economic giant … More Xenephobia in South Africa: Ultimatum to non South Africans to leave the Country: True or false

Virginia Quaresma: Story of a life of struggle

  Virgínia Sofia Guerra Quaresma OSE (28 December 1882 – 23 October 1973) was the first woman to take up professional journalism in Portugal and was one of the first women graduates from the Faculty of Arts of the University of Lisbon. She was openly lesbian, in a time when society dictated that sexual orientation … More Virginia Quaresma: Story of a life of struggle

Nanny, the Ashanti woman who ended up as freedom fighter and hero in Jamaica

She was declared a national heroine in 1975 by the Jamaican government and awarded the title of “Right Excellent” due to her enormous accomplishments. Queen Nanny, born in Ghana in western Africa, to the Ashanti tribe, was brought to Jamaica as a slave and ended up being a Maroon leader in Jamaica during the late … More Nanny, the Ashanti woman who ended up as freedom fighter and hero in Jamaica

Sarah Baartman: The black Venus and an human attraction

Sarah Baartman died on 29 December 1815, but her exhibition continued. Her brain, skeleton and sexual organs remained on display in a Paris museum until 1974. Her remains weren’t repatriated and buried until 2002. Brought to Europe seemingly on false pretences by a British doctor, stage-named the “Hottentot Venus”, she was paraded around “freak shows” … More Sarah Baartman: The black Venus and an human attraction