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How Europe learned from Africa And European views before the Slavery

Posted by The Reunion Black Family on November 11, 2013 at 5:25 PM Comments comments (13)

Africa's History did not start in Slavery.Some of the world's other great civilisations, such as Kush, Axum , Ghana , Mali , Oyo empire and Great Zimbabwe , also flourished in Africa and some major scientific advances were known in Africa long before they were known in Europe . Towards the middle of the 12 th century, the north African scientist, Al Idrisi, wrote, ‘What results from the opinion of philosophers, learned men and those skilled in observation of the heavenly bodies, is that...

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Malcolm X On Political Maturity

Posted by The Reunion Black Family on December 30, 2012 at 5:10 PM Comments comments (0)

Anytime you throw your weight behind a political party that controls two-thirds of the government, and that Party can’t keep the promise that it made to you during election time, and you’re dumb enough to walk around continuing to identify yourself with that Party, you’re not only a chump, but you’re a traitor to your race.

 

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Pablo Fanque (born William Darby 28 February 1796 in Norwich,[1] England ; died 4 May 1871 in Stockport, England) was the first blackcircus proprietor in Britain. His circus

Posted by The Reunion Black Family on July 16, 2012 at 1:35 PM Comments comments (0)

Pablo Fanque (born William Darby 28 February 1796 in Norwich,[1] England ; died 4 May 1871 in Stockport, England) was the first blackcircus proprietor in Britain. His circus, in which he himself was a performer, was the most popular circus in Victorian Britain for 30 years,[2][3][4] a period that is regarded as the golden age of the circus.[5] Today, Pablo Fanque is best known from his mention in The Beatles song “Being for the Benefit of Mr. Kite!” on the album Sgt. Pepper’...

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Queen Califia a Black woman with her Amazons The Naming of California

Posted by The Reunion Black Family on May 28, 2012 at 7:45 PM Comments comments (1)


Long before there was a United States, there was a myth that affected the naming of California, the myth of Califia, a black female Amazon queen.

Califia's life and land "at the right hand of the Indies" were described in a novel written about 1510, by Garcia Ordonez Rodriguez de Montalvo, a Spanish writer, and was entitled "Las Serges des Esplandian". To some extent, this document helped to precipitate the Spanish hunt for gold in North America. In fact, thirty years later...

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A History of Black Hair From the 1400s to Present

Posted by The Reunion Black Family on February 29, 2012 at 3:10 PM Comments comments (13)

A History of Black Hair From the 1400s to Present. 1920s: Marcus Garvey, a black nationalist, urges followers to embrace their natural hair and reclaim an African aesthetic.

Woman (Mbororo) in Foumban, Cameroon. Originally published 1919.


1444: Europeans trade on the west coast of Africa with people wearing elaborate hairstyles, including locks, plaits and twists.

1619: First slaves ...

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Greece Studied From Kemet.Blacks Egyptian

Posted by The Reunion Black Family on February 11, 2012 at 12:05 PM Comments comments (4)

GREECE STUDIED FROM KEMET.Europeans were by no means the pioneer of human civilization

According to Dr. Obenga: “the ancient Greeks traced all human inventions to the Egyptians, from Calculus, Geometry, Astronomy and Dice Games to Writing...Since the time of Homer, Egyptian antiquity functioned strictly as a highly memorialized component of Greek history. Herodotus said it, Plato confirmed it, and Aristotle never denied it.” . Indeed, in their book, A History of the...

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LUMUMBA'S LAST MESSAGE TO HIS WIFE( I typed it in tears)

Posted by The Reunion Black Family on July 17, 2011 at 6:25 PM Comments comments (11)


LUMUMBA'S LAST MESSAGE TO HIS WIFE( I typed it in tears)

    

 My Dear,

I am writing this without knowing whether you will ever get it, or when, or whether I shall be alive when you read it. Throughout my struggle for the independence of my country I have never for one instant doubted that the sacred cause to which my friends and I have given our lives would triumph in the end...

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Biblical Verses used by Slave Masters to Justify Slavery

Posted by The Reunion Black Family on May 26, 2011 at 1:45 PM Comments comments (48)


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Psalm 123:2 (New International Version (NIV)): As the eyes of slaves look to the hand of their master, as the eyes of a ma...

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