Caribbean/African History

PHILLIS WHEATLEY – THE FIRST AMERICAN SLAVE TO PUBLISH HER BOOK

ABOUT PHILLIS WHEATLEY Phillis Wheatley was born in West Africa in the 1750's. She was kidnapped, enslaved, and taken to America aboard the ship “The...

FRIDAY 13TH – A DAY OF SPIRITUAL REVERENCE FOR THE DIVINE AFRICAN FEMALE

SPIRITUAL REVERENCE INTRODUCTION: Contrary to superstition, prior to the year 1487 Friday the 13th was an auspicious day. It was a day of deep spiritual...

UNEARTHING AFRICA’S INVOLVEMENT IN THE TRANSATLANTIC SLAVE TRADE

Slave Trade Introduction: It is astounding, to say the least, that to delve into the psychological framework of man, gleans an understanding that from time...

CHAT GPT ON FOCUSING TOO MUCH ON SLAVERY

CHAT GPT INTRODUCTION: When our attention becomes fixated solely on the atrocities and hardships that Black people endured during the era of slavery, it can...

JEAN BAPTISTE POINT DU SABLE – THE FOUNDER OF CHICAGO – LEFT A REMARKABLE LEGACY

ABOUT DU SABLE: As the bustling metropolis of Chicago stands tall today, it is essential to know and recognize the extraordinary contributions of Jean Baptiste...

HOW ROBERT SMALLS BECAME A BLACK SLAVE LEGEND AT 23 YEARS OLD

ABOUT ROBERT SMALLS: Captain Robert Smalls, the first Black man to command a US Navy ship, was an influential figure during the American Civil War...

BLACK COALITION EMPOWERMENT

ABOUT BLACK COALITION EMPOWERMENT: Systemic racism which covertly underpins democracy in America, and conveniently enables the continuous “sucking the blood of sufferers,” was never enough...

THE ROOTS AND CULTURE OF CARIBBEAN RELIGIOSITY

OYA – WARRIOR AND GODDESS OF THE WINDThe Jamaican patois term, “chip neva fly far from the block,” is a simple but profound truth...

COLONIALISM NEVER ENDED – IT JUST CHANGED ITS CLOTHES

“Until the philosophy that holds one race superior and another, inferior, is finally and permanently, discredited, and abandoned, everywhere is war.” Haile Selassie, Emperor...

Politics and the Ethnicity Divide in Guyana

The Beast that Cemented the Ethnicity Divide in Guyana Guyana, a diverse country located in South America, is known for its rich cultural heritage and...

2021 Playbook of Slavery on Steriods

It's Slavery Again! - Through a deliberate and strategic technological programming of the mind, the social media giants, primarily Facebook, have succeeded in getting...

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