Exploring African History in Mexico

Located in the state of Veracruz, Yanga is known today as one of the first…

Archaeologists Discover the World’s Oldest Jewelry in Moroccan Desert

A set of shell beads dated from 142,000 and 150,000 years ago, made from half-inch-long…

Do you know at 16 Maya Angelou became the first Black female streetcar driver in San Francisco?

MILDRED EUROPA TAYLOR Before becoming a prolific orator, poet, author and civil rights activist, Maya Angelou shattered…

When Jane Johnson jeopardized her freedom for the people who aided her to escape from slavery

MILDRED EUROPA TAYLOR On July 18, 1855, Colonel John H. Wheeler, who had just been…

The story of the Nigerian freedom fighter who founded the British Black Panthers

MILDRED EUROPA TAYLOR  When Nigerian playwright and political activist Obi Benue Egbuna came to the…

How 15-year-old Harriet Jacobs resisted the sexual advances of her slaveowner for years and then escaped

MILDRED EUROPA TAYLOR  She is best known for her autobiography, Incidents in the Life of…

The story of Antonio Emanuele Ne Vunda, the first African ambassador to Europe in history

MILDRED EUROPA TAYLOR From the late 1300s when the kingdom of Kongo was formed (present-day Angola and the…

Guess Who Else Turned 10 This Year?

THE Republic of South Sudan became independent from the Sudan on July 9, 2011, the…

Historic NFT Donation To Plant 837,000+ Trees

Regenerative agroforestry nonprofit Trees for the Future (TREES) received a historic non-fungible token (NFT) donation…

Iyoba Idia, the ancient Benin queen mother whose face inspired famous masks

NII NTREH  The Benin Kingdom of old is not related to the Republic of Benin…