The Book of Negroes

The Book of Negroes is a miniseries based on the novel of the same name by Lawrence Hill. The six-part miniseries derives its origins from the historical document Book of Negroes and tells the story of a woman forcefully brought to South Carolina from West Africa at the time of the American Revolution. Clement Virgo…

Queen Ifrica Serve And Protect

Brand new track from Flames recording artist Queen Ifrica. Video was shot in Kingston Jamaica and directed by Jay Will (Game Over).

Letter from Benjamin Banneker to Thomas Jefferson – 1791

Benjamin Banneker was a largely self-educated mathematician, astronomer, compiler of almanacs and writer. quotes “The colour of the skin is in no way connected with strength of the mind or intellectual powers.” —Benjamin Banneker Synopsis Benjamin Banneker was born on November 9, 1731, in Ellicott’s Mills, Maryland. A free black man who owned a farm…

A Vanishing History: Gullah Geechee Nation

On the Sea Islands along the coasts of South Carolina and Georgia, a painful chapter of American history is playing out again. These islands are home to the Gullah or Geechee people, the descendants of enslaved Africans who were brought to work at the plantations that once ran down the southern Atlantic coast.

Water everywhere, Louisiana residents struggle for dry land

WALKER, La. (AP) — Barbara Manuel saw a flicker of sun and that gave her hope that the worst of the horrific flooding to hit southern Louisiana was over.

But then the skies ripped open, the lights in her house started to flicker and with three feet of water outside threatening to come in and two young kids to care for, she knew it was time to get out.

Mother of Gabby Douglas says gymnast bothered by bullying

U.S. Olympic gymnast Gabby Douglas is suffering because of social media bullying, according to her mother. Natalie Hawkins told Pritha Sarkar of Reuters that the criticisms, including the “Crabby G… Source: Mother of Gabby Douglas says gymnast bothered by bullying

Mother of Gabby Douglas says gymnast bothered by bullying

U.S. Olympic gymnast Gabby Douglas is suffering because of social media bullying, according to her mother. Natalie Hawkins told Pritha Sarkar of Reuters that the criticisms, including the “Crabby Gabby” nickname, have hurt her daughter. “She’s had to deal with people criticizing her hair, or people accusing her of bleaching her skin,” Hawkins said. “They…

Things They Never Tell You Or Show You About Ethiopia

A Magnificent And Captivating Documentary By Joanna Lumley Presenting The Unfolding & Pure History Of The Beautiful Land And Its People. It Worth Watching & Sharing! Published on Apr 4, 201… Source: Things They Never Tell You Or Show You About Ethiopia