The Maji Maji Rebellion Of Tanzanians Against German Brutality (1905-1907)

The most significant African challenge to German colonial rule during the brief period when Germany had African colonies was the Maji Maji Uprising in Tanganyika. The Uprising involved people over 10,000 square miles and lasted two years. During the “scramble for Africa” that took place in Berlin in 1885, European powers dominated much of Africa,…

Queen Amina Of Zaria: The History Of An Uncommon African Warrioress

Queen Amina was a warrior queen of the popular city-state Zazzau (Zaria) in the present-day Kaduna. Amina was the celebrated queen of Bakwa Turunku and the 22nd ruler of Zazzau, She was a known voice in the mid-sixteen century, Many folk tales and legends have suppressed her real biography. She had a younger, beautiful sister Zaria,…

How 13 Black Youths Were Killed In A Fire Set By A White Man At A Party

The New Cross Fire was a tragic incident dating back to January 18, 1981, were thirteen black youths attending a birthday party in Deptford, South London, were killed in an alleged racially-inspired house fire. The New Cross Fire incident highlighted enmity between the police, the media, and the black Britons. Nine black youth got killed…

VaDoma, The Zimbabwean Ostrich Tribe with Rare ‘two-toed’ Population

The vaDoma tribe, also known as Doma or Dema, is the only hunter-gatherer tribe in Zimbabwe living in the Kanyemba region around the basins of a tributary of the Zambezi River Valley. They speak the Dema language and believe their ancestors emerged from a baobab tree and walked upright to hunt and gather fruits. The…

The 3,298 Years Old Mummified Face Of Egyptian Pharaoh Seti I – He Was Black

Ever since the Europeans and Arabs invaded Kemet/Africa, over a thousand years ago, they have been fascinated and obsessed with the vast knowledge which Africans possessed/possess. For centuries, they have dug up the ancient graves of various African people, empires, kingdoms, and cultures, in a bid to understand how Africa was so magnificent in civilization,…