Do you know that the first Black Africans to compete in the Olympics were Tswana tribesmen in 1904?

MILDRED EUROPA TAYLOR Four years before South African athlete Reggie Walker became an Olympic champion…

The untold story of how the daughter of a 12-year-old slave girl became a millionaire in the 1800s

MILDRED EUROPA TAYLOR  In May this year, a Georgia historical marker was unveiled in downtown…

The Life Of An Igbo Woman Pre-Colonial Times

BY NONSO EGBO In many societies, women are seen as weak and vulnerable humans created…

5 horrifying ways enslaved African men were sexually exploited and abused  by their white masters

ELIZABETH OFOSUAH JOHNSON  Time and time again, the horrifying experiences of enslaved Africans working on…

CLASS OF 2021 Change-Makers In A Historic Year

By Forbes Africa Members of this year’s list of under 30s have one thing in common:…

The Black Farmers of Boston Are Using History & Community To Grow Roots

With the disappearance of hometown publications, local stories that have national impact go unseen and…

#30Under30 List: CLASS OF 2021 Change-Makers In A Historic Year

Members of this year’s list of under 30s have one thing in common: A NEW…

Madam Efunroye Tinubu, the repentant Nigerian slave trader who helped abolish the practice in the 1800s

ELIZABETH OFOSUAH JOHNSON Her full name is Efunporoye Osuntinubu Olumosa, but she is popularly known…

A look at how Princess Diana’s 1997 visit to Angola helped make the world a better place

When Prince Harry made a trip to Angola in September 2019 as part of his…

Seven interesting facts you didn’t know about Eritrea

On this day in 1991, Eritrea gained independence from Ethiopia after a 30-year long battle fought between…