|Posted by sjaugu on July 8, 2014 at 3:40 PM||comments (0)|
African history month is 24 - 7, constituting every day, week and month in the year. And each MONTH will have a different theme.
The theme for July 2014 is African Independence Month. To set the scenario, let us go back to the 17th century around the time African slaves were be...Read Full Post »
|Posted by Reunionblackfamily. on June 19, 2014 at 3:00 AM||comments (0)|
Blackout: How Argentina ‘Eliminated’ Africans From Its History And Conscience.
Tens of millions of black Africans were forcibly removed from their homelands from the 16th century to the 19th century to toil on the plantations and farms of the New World. This so-called “Middle Passage” accounted for one of the greatest forced migrations of people in human history, as well as one of the gr...Read Full Post »
|Posted by sjaugu on May 15, 2014 at 10:50 AM||comments (0)|
The African History Month (AHM) is a twelve (12) month event, i.e., (year round). Each month will honor different historical topics, cultural activities, outstanding accomplishments and noteworthy individuals who have affected the global African communities worldwide, from the African perspective. AHM is d...Read Full Post »
|Posted by sjaugu on April 17, 2014 at 1:00 PM||comments (0)|
White History is Nothing BUT a Huge April Fools' Joke
April 1st of every year is celebrated in the western cultures around the world as April Fools’ Day. The day is filled with hoaxes and an assortment of jokes with various degrees of sophistication that is played on friends, family members, teachers, neighbors, kids, teenagers, senior citizens, and work associates. Most of the time, it is done in good taste, and everyone gets a hardy laugh. Although it’s not a national holi...Read Full Post »
|Posted by Reunionblackfamily. on March 2, 2014 at 10:40 AM||comments (2)|
100 things that you did not know about Africa.
1. The human race is of African origin. The oldest known skeletal remains of anatomically modern humans (or homo sapiens) were excavated at sites in East Africa. Human remains were discovered at Omo in Ethiopia that were dated at 195,000 years old, the oldest known in the world.
2. Skeletons of pre-humans have been found in Africa that date back betwe...Read Full Post »
|Posted by Reunionblackfamily. on January 21, 2014 at 8:30 AM||comments (3)|
Thomas L. Jennings (1791–1856) was the first African-American to be granted a patent, March 03, 1821 (U.S. patent 3306x). Jennings’ patent was for a dry cleaning process called “dry scouring”, which would go on to make modern-day dry cleaning possible. In his early 20s he became a tailor but then opened a dry cleaning business in New York City. While running his business Jennings developed dry-scouring and patented the process at age 30.
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|Posted by African History Month on January 9, 2014 at 8:05 PM||comments (0)|
Dear African Communities,
2014 is the year a global coalition of African and African-American groups are collaborating to honor their respective celebrations from all the different African communities worldwide and consolidating these events into one forum. This is a normal process undertaken by all other ethnic groups who celebrate their documented history and accomplishments. It is imperative that Africans rewrite their history, starting from the beginning of time to the present, so ...Read Full Post »
|Posted by Reunionblackfamily. on January 6, 2014 at 3:05 AM||comments (0)|
African-American Slaves Constructed U.S. Capitol And The White House.Out of just about the 600 or so people who worked on the Capitol, about 400 were African-American slaves." -
Jesse Holland, "Black Men Built the Capitol"
Jesse Holland, "Black Men Built the Capitol"
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|Posted by Reunionblackfamily. on December 3, 2013 at 3:20 PM||comments (38)|
The single most effective White propaganda assertion that continues to make it very difficult for us to reconstruct the African social systems of mutual trust broken down by U.S. Slavery is the statement, unqualified, that, "We sold each other into slavery." Most of us have accepted this statement as true at its face value. It implies that parents sold their children into slavery to Whites, husbands sold their wives, even brothers and sisters selling each other to the Whites. It continues to ...Read Full Post »
|Posted by Reunionblackfamily. on November 24, 2013 at 2:10 PM||comments (0)|
"If you think that your history began with slavery then the best you will hope to be is a good slave."-Kwame Ture
Our Ancestors built the Pyramids!
What Temple, Church or Mosque comes to comparison?!
AN ASIAN ORIGIN? studying CHEIKH ANATA DIOP
The following is based on “An Asian Origin?”, chapter five of Cheikh Anta Diop’s “The African Origin of Civilization: Myth or Reality” (1974):
Diop, writing in the early 1950s, said that Egypti...Read Full Post »
|Posted by Reunionblackfamily. on November 10, 2013 at 8:05 AM||comments (1)|
Brazil census shows African-Brazilians in the majority for the first time
Preliminary results show 50.7% of Brazilians now define themselves as black or mixed race compared with 47.7% whites.
For the first time since records began black and mixed race people form the majority of Brazil's population, the country's latest census has confirmed.
Preliminary results from the 2010 census, rel...Read Full Post »
|Posted by Akoma House Initiative on December 19, 2012 at 10:15 PM||comments (2)|
Original People! Stop celebrating St Valentine (who we don’t know at all), and celebrate black love through Akoma Day! What is love? What is Valentine’s Day? Most importantly what is it’s relevance to black people. We are a people who epitomize love in all its forms; love of god, love of self and love of others. However, we have sadly lost the proper cultural context in which we do most things. The celebration of Love amongst any people is wise, especia...Read Full Post »
|Posted by Reunionblackfamily. on October 1, 2012 at 11:55 AM||comments (0)|
Please family, read these documents carefully. They tend to be long because you need to have information and information is power. Take your time to read these documents. Send all documents I send you to all Africans and Blacks you can reach th
rough social media groups, blogs, e-mails and so on. We love you very much and we are in this together. Time for action has come for our race. We have talked and talked enough at conferences and at home about our pains. Every African receiving d...Read Full Post »
|Posted by Reunionblackfamily. on August 8, 2012 at 2:45 PM||comments (1)|
So I got this in my email this morning…
They call the Third World the lazy man’s purview; the sluggishly slothful and languorous prefecture. In this realm people are sleepy, dreamy, torpid, lethargic, and therefore indigent—totally penniless, needy, destitute, poverty-stricken, disfavored, and impoverished. In this demesne, as they call it, there are hardly any discoveries, inv...Read Full Post »
|Posted by Storymama on May 3, 2012 at 6:50 PM||comments (1)|
U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvaniaorders the release of President Nkrumah's diary to his daughter, the HonorableSamia Yaba Nkrumah, M.P.
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|Posted by Reunionblackfamily. on February 7, 2012 at 2:40 PM||comments (5)|
Far off in the brush of the West Africa there lives a tribe of people that have stirred up a lot of interest in their mythology. The Dogon, from Mali, have some interesting beliefs, elaborate rituals and myths. They believe that they are descended from ancient Egyptians and their story goes back further than 50,000 years.Their stories contain actual facts about the solar system and ancient history.
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That scientific research and medical practice did exist in pre colonial Africa, and present day Uganda at that, baffles many- not only Euro-centric skeptics, but also their wannabe African cousins as well. What is even more remarkable is that evidence of this rare feat is recorded, not by Africans, but by Europeans! L...Read Full Post »