African Holocaust: Maafa

African Holocaust: Maafa Hot

Racism Apr 25, 2017

The word ‘Maafa’ is derived from a Kiswahili word meaning great tragedy. The term today collectively refers to the 500 hundred years of suffering of people of African heritage through Slavery, imperialism, colonialism, apartheid, rape, oppression, invasions and exploitation. The African Holocaust is a pan-African discourse on the global historical and contemporary genocide against the mental and physical health of African people.

Africa Before Slavery

Africa’s history did not begin in slavery. Beyond cotton fields and civil rights in the 120,000 years of African history. Rich in Kingdoms and culture. Slavery and colonialism represents a minor part of the history of Africa.

Arab Slave Trade

Arab Slave Trade Hot

Slavery Apr 10, 2017

While Europeans targeted men in West Africa, the ‘Arab’ trade primarily targeted the women of East Africa to serve as domestic slaves, wet nannies and sex-slaves in the infamous harems. This trade trickled over millennia is estimated to have taken more than 10 million Africans via the Swahili coast to India, Saudi Arabia, China, and Turkey, and also via the Trans-Saharan route to North Africa and the Mediterranean, where in slave markets such as Ceuta, Morocco. Africans were purchased to work as domestic servants in Spain, Portugal, and other Western European countries

Scripts of Africa

Scripts of Africa

Language November 25, 2016

Objectively innovate empowered manufactured products whereas parallel platforms. Holisticly predominate extensible testing procedures for reliable supply chains. Dramatically engage top-line web services vis-a-vis cutting-edge deliverables.

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Ethiopia: The Jewel of Africa

Ethiopia is so unique, that it can be called the jewel of Africa. It is the only African country to be victorious against colonialism, it is an integral part of Judaism, Islam and Christianity from their origins. Ethiopia is the only African country with a native script in official usage. They have their own time system, calendar, their own Bible, the first place for Islam outside of Saudi Arabia. Ethiopia also boast large native ownership unlike South Africa and Kenya. Ethiopia has a ancient history and like Ancient Egypt and Sudan built great structures.

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African Clothes

African Clothes

BusinessCulture October 11, 2016

The word Dashiki comes from the Hausa word Yarciki which means shirt. Usually it is worn with a Kufi cap which is worn in Islamic communities in Africa and the African Diaspora along with pants. Today Modern African clothes are associated with dashiki of West Africa although African clothes, as the name suggest, is any indigenous clothes of any African culture.

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Black or African | Connecting with our Roots

Where do Black people originate from? Then if the answer is Africa, then what is the purpose of identifying with a color over our beautiful Motherland? Black is a construction, which articulates a recent social-political reality of people of color (pigmented people). Black is not a racial family, an ethnic group or a super-ethnic group. Political blackness is thus not an identity but moreover a social-political consequence of a world which after colonialism and slavery existed in those color terms.

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Religion and Slavery in Africa
The Role of Religion in African Enslavement Several things preserved us as an African people throughout the Holocaust of enslavement: The first and most important thing I think is our deep spiritual roots. Our capacity to believe in our humanity and to hold on in despite of the most... Read more
African Girl’s Names

African Girl’s Names Hot

Family April 21, 2016

A name is a declaration of one’s identity, an ontological expression of who and what constitutes that unique self. A symbolic representation of the virtues which describes your personality or your higher potential.-Elijah Muhammad (NOI) FEMALE | MALE Names are cultural identifiers. The first gift you can give your... Read more
African Voodoo

African Voodoo

Religion April 18, 2016

Voodoo (Vodun) is a derivative of religions that have been around in Africa for time immoral. Some conservative estimates these civilizations and religions to be over 10 000 years old. But in the West the word Voodoo has become a byword for primitive, dark, evil and savage.

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African Boy’s Names

African Boy’s Names Hot

Family April 17, 2016

A beautiful name accompanies us for the rest of our life and is a critical rite of passage in African culture. This act of naming is so critical to self-determination that we have therefore prepared a small sample of popular African names.

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White Supremacy

White Supremacy

Racism April 8, 2016

White Supremacy feeds on Black choices and self-hate. The relationship between the White liberal and the neo-con is that of the left hand and the right hand; connected to the same body and necessary for clapping for the continuation of white supremacy. Together the central system of white supremacy is adept at better managing. or manipulating, the world into spheres of white domination and sustaining hegemony over every aspect of the African world; from terminologies, to products, to politics, to Africa’s cultural and intellectual resources

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African Leadership
The Root of Failure in Africa See Also | African Legends | Corruption In terms of natural resources, Africa is the world’s richest continent. It has 50% of the world’s gold, most of the world’s diamonds and chromium, 90% of the cobalt, 40% of the world’s potential hydroelectric power, 65%... Read more

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