The significance of Sarah Baartman
This post is about the sad story of Sarah Baartman.
In October 1810, although illiterate, Baartman allegedly signed a contract with English ship surgeon William Dunlop and mixed‑race entrepreneur Hendrik Cesars, in whose household she worked, saying she would travel to England to take part in shows.
Thomas Sankara 'Africa's Che Guevara’
UN pays tribute to achievements of African diaspora
Wangari Maathai ‑ Internationally renowned Kenyan environmental political activist and Nobel laureate.
When black men ruled Europe: Iberia (Spain and Portugal) Part II
The Moors ruled and occupied Lisbon (named "Lashbuna" by the Moors) and the rest of the country until well into the twelfth century. They were finally defeated and driven out by the forces of King Alfonso Henriques. The scene of this battle was the Castelo de Sao Jorge or the 'Castle of St. George.'