After almost 30 yrs, a woman with the world’s longest nails broke her own record and then cut them

After breaking her own record for the longest nails on a pair of hands (female),…

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…

Park renamed for Latasha Harlins, the 15-yr-old killed over a bottle of orange juice in 1991

On the 30th anniversary of the killing of Latasha Harlins over a bottle of orange juice, her…

Ghana: Blazing A Trail For Sub-Saharan Africa

Ghana is a prosperous nation whose economic outlook and stable democratic system is powering its…

‘The African Lookbook’ is 100 Years’ Worth of African Women’s Global Influence

Catherine E. McKinley’s ‘The African Lookbook’ documents 100 years of African women in front of…

Why the U.S. never recognized Haiti as a nation until 1862

MILDRED EUROPA TAYLOR  Haiti is the result of the first successful slave uprising that resulted in…

Another Interesting Site is Found in Egypt

A French-Norwegian archaeological team has discovered new Christian ruins in Egypt’s Western Desert, revealing monastic…

At the Sharo festival of the Fulani, young men are flogged to show they have come of age and can marry

MILDRED EUROPA TAYLOR African communities, from time immemorial, have always marked the transition of a person’s life…

Kenyan model who conquered beauty world

by Alan Donovan • Exhibitions by African Heritage launched the careers of a model and a…

This 7-Year Old South African Golfer is Breaking World Records

South Africa — Simthandile “SimTiger” Tshabalala, a 7-year old golf prodigy from Johannesburg, South Africa, has recently ranked…