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.'