Why An African History Month

Why, An African History Month?

The motherland's histories are complex with over 2000 cultures, constituting, different languages, traditions and customs and they all have their own stories to tell. It would be mutually beneficial to have our history to be accessible in one historical umbrella. Each month would address a different topic. This will plant the seeds of knowledge to be harvest for the future generations. Most importantly, "African History Month" would serve as a catalyst to correct the gross misconceptions, omission and distortions of it's history.of African people globally.

The word African specifically relates to the indigenous people of the African continent and their descents in the Diaspora ( Caribbean , Americas , Arabia , etc). The race-nationality model such as that currently employed by African-American, African-Brazilian and African-Caribbean communities more accurately describes the identity whilst fully articulating the history and geopolitical reality

The miscellaneous usage of the label 'Black' within this site reflects its contemporary use as a means to denote a specific
sociocultural and political context. It is recognized as a colloquial term that was fashioned as a reactionary concept to derogatory racial epithets in the 1960's. It is offensive when used as a racial classification code word to denote African people. Other such denigrating terminology when made in reference to African culture, heritage or identity are 'Tribe', 'Sub-Saharan Africa', or 'black Africa '.


Tuesday, May 21, 2013

Brazil Finally Embracing, Celebrating Its Rich African Heritage

AFRICANGLOBE РIn Brazil a Nigerian diviner dances and sings next to a Brazilian priest of the Candomblé religion, brought to this South American country by enslaved Africans, that is now being rescued from oblivion in school texts on national history and culture.

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Tuesday, May 14, 2013

AFRICA: Yesterday, Today, And Tomorrow

Africa once ruled the world and will do so again AFRICANGLOBE – Humanity began in Africa 6,000,000 years ago. Every person on earth is descended from a woman who lived in Africa 250,000 years ago. The pharaohs ruled Egypt for 3,000 years. One of the earliest pharaohs built the Great Pyramid at Giza. It is still the largest building that the world has ever seen. It is composed of millions of blocks of solid stone each weighing at least two tons. A shaft that emanates from the heart of the pyramid is aimed at the star Sirius in the constellation Orion. This star is near a black hole which is a portal that leads to the other side of the universe. read more