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Sun, 23.01.2022

The Afro Arabian Community, a story

*Afro Arabians are celebrated on this date in 700 BCE. Afro Arabs are a Sub-Saharan society.  They are indigenous Black Africans of the continent comprised mainly of Sudanese, Egyptians, Moroccans, Algerians, Sahrawis, Mauritanians, Yemenis, and Tunisians. These are long-established communities in Gulf states such as Oman, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, and the United Arab Emirates. There are […]

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Thu, 16.12.2021

William A. Hudnall, Historian born

*William A. Hudnall was born on this date in 1914.  He was a Black businessman and historian. From Reedville, Virginia, he was the oldest of four sons born to Walter and Lelia Smith Hudnall. He graduated from the historic Julius Rosenwald High School, Reedville, Virginia. In 1932, he began working in Baltimore, Maryland. On January […]

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Fri, 10.12.2021

The Preservation Hall (New Orleans), Opens

*On this date in 1961, The Preservation Hall was founded. This is an American jazz venue in the French Quarter of New Orleans, Louisiana. The building is associated with a house band, a record label, and a non-profit foundation. Regarding its location history, Antoine Faisendieu bought the lot from Guillermo Gros in 1803 and built a tavern, […]

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Sun, 28.11.2021

The Afro Costa Rican Community, a story

*On this date in 1502, we celebrate the Afro-Costa Rican community. They are Costa Rican citizens of African ancestry.    History: The first recorded arrival of African descent in Costa Rica came with the Spanish conquistadors through the middle passage. Slave trade was common in all the countries conquered by Spain, and in Costa Rica, the first […]

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Sat, 27.11.2021

The Afro Panamanian Community, a story

*Afro Panamanians are affirmed on this date in 1513. They are Panamanians of African ancestry. Afro Panamanians descended from slaves brought to Panama during the middle passage. Early Period The first Africans to arrive in Panama came with Vasco Núñez de Balboa in 1513. Panama was a significant territory because it had the shortest route from […]

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Sat, 27.11.2021

The Afro Equadorian Community, a story

*The Afro Ecuadorian community is celebrated on this date in 1553.  Also called Afroecuatorianos, they are Ecuadorians of indigenous Sub-Saharan African descent. Most Afro Ecuadorians are the descendants of enslaved Africans transported by Spanish slavers through the middle passage. In 1553, the first enslaved Africans reached Ecuador in Quito from a slave ship heading to Peru stranded […]

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Mon, 01.11.2021

My Desire For More Black Women and Girls, Dr. Reatha Clark King

Dr. Reatha Clark King is Educator, Chemist, Administrator. In this segment, she shares where and how she could see black women and girls extending themselves in the present and future.

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Tue, 19.10.2021

The Afro Chilean Community, a story

*The Afro Chilean community is celebrated on this date in 1536. They are descendants of Black slaves who were brought to the Americas via the middle passage to Chile. They also comprise recent migrants from the Caribbean, Latin America, and Africa. Afro-Chileans continue to face erasure & discrimination within modern Chilean society. African slaves were first brought to […]

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Tue, 19.10.2021

The Afro Uruguayan Community, a story

*Afro Uruguayans are celebrated on this date in 1500. They are Uruguayans of African descent. For most of the colonial period, the port of Buenos Aires (see Afro Argentines) served as the exclusive entry point for the middle passage in the Río de la Plata region. Slaves entering the port of Buenos Aires were then regularly shipped inland […]

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Tue, 19.10.2021

The Mapuche Community, a story

*The Mapuche community is celebrated on this date in 1000. The Mapuche are a group of Indigenous people of present-day south-central Chile and southwestern Argentina, including parts of present-day Patagonia. The collective term refers to a wide-ranging ethnicity composed of various groups who shared a common social, religious, and economic structure, as well as a common linguistic […]

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New Poem Each Day

Poetry Corner

I am 25 years old, black female poet asking nigger can you kill if they kill me it won’t stop the revolution. I have been robbed it looked like they... MY POEM by Nikki Giovanni.
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