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Mon, 13.09.2021

Creole (Global Language), a story

*Creole (global language) is celebrated on this date in 1500. Simply called creole, it is a stable natural language that develops from the simplifying and mixing of different languages into a new one. This can happen within a brief period: often, a pidgin evolved into a full-fledged language. While the concept is like that of […]

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Mon, 13.09.2021

Afrikaans (language), a story

*Afrikaans (language) is celebrated on this date in 1600. This is a West Germanic-based creole language spoken in South Africa, Namibia, and, to a lesser extent, Botswana, Zambia, and Zimbabwe. It evolved from the Dutch vernacular of Holland spoken by the European (Dutch, French, and German) colonizers and their slaves in South Africa. This is where it gradually began to […]

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Mon, 13.09.2021

Nkosi Sikelel’ iAfrika” (‘Lord Bless Africa’) is Composed

*”Nkosi Sikelel’ iAfrika” (‘Lord Bless Africa’) is celebrated on this date in 1897. This song became a pan-African liberation song and versions of it were later adopted as the national anthems of five countries in Africa including Zambia, Tanzania, Namibia, and Zimbabwe after independence, and South Africa after the end of apartheid. This is a […]

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Tue, 07.09.2021

Black History, and the Shinnecock Indian Nation, a story

*Black History and the Shinnecock Indian Nation are celebrated on this date in 1600.  The Shinnecock is a federally recognized tribe of historically Algonquian-speaking Native Americans based at the eastern end of Long Island, New York. Despite having documented history since the 1700s, their roots going even further back. Since the mid-19th century, the tribe’s […]

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Mon, 05.07.2021

Skin Color and the Social Order in Native America, Joseph Flores

Joseph Flores is a retired Apache educator and counselor and academic. In this segment he shares his views on the tribal priority in Native American society over skin color

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Sat, 29.05.2021

The Herero African Community, a story

*The Herero community is celebrated on this date in 1200. Also known as Ovaherero, are a Bantu ethnic group inhabiting parts of Southern Africa. There were an estimated 250,000 Herero people in Namibia in 2013. They speak Otjiherero, a Bantu language. Though the Herero primarily reside in Namibia, there are also significant populations in Botswana and Angola. In Botswana, […]

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Sat, 15.05.2021

The Mandé African Community, a story

*The Mandé community is celebrated on this date in c 300. They are Black African speakers of Mandé languages. Descended from ancient central Saharan people, the Mandé constitute an identifiable language family, with associated peoples spread throughout West Africa.  Prehistory Mandé peoples were early producers of woven textiles, by a process known as strip-weaving. The […]

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Mon, 26.04.2021

Colorism, a brief story

*Colorism is written about on this date in c 1500. Colorism is discrimination based on skin color, also known as shadeism.  It is prejudice and or discrimination in which people who share similar ethnicity or race. It is not the same as racism. It results in people being treated differently based on the social implications […]

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Mon, 26.04.2021

Afro Argentines, a brief story

*Afro Argentines are celebrated on this date in 1500. They are Argentine people of Sub-Saharan African descent. We chose this date because it is the National Day of Afro Argentines and African Culture. According to the Argentine national census of 2010, the total population of Argentines was 40,117,096, of whom 149,493 (0.37%) identified as Afro […]

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Fri, 16.04.2021

My Advice to Parents of non-white Students with Disabilities, Stephanie Johnson

Stephanie Johnson is a High School Social Worker. She also focuses on family consumer service (FCS). In this segment, she shares advice to parents of disabled students on advocating with schools for their children.

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New Poem Each Day

Poetry Corner

She does not know Her beauty, She thinks her brown body Has no glory. If she could dance Naked, Under palm trees And see her image in the river She would know. But there are no palm trees On... NO IMAGES by Waring Cuney.
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