POEM

POEM
Poem They tell you Africa is dark They never mention they put out the lights A continent of sharks Yet few know their rights   We have got gold and whatever they seek They take as they plot an act of deceit They say it is unfair to call it rape there was no struggle...

Harriet Tubman

Harriet Tubman
Harriet Tubman     (1822- March 10th 1913) She was an American slavery abolitionist and humanitarian who was born a slave in Dorchester County, Maryland. Her birth name was Araminta Ross but she changed her name to Harriet Tubman after marriage. As a child, her mother told her bible stories and this helped to instill...

The Experience

The Experience
He smoothed his lap, smiled and nodded his head slightly while making eye contact with her. Simi knew it was an invitation for her to crawl into his lap. His friend Wale had just left, and they were all alone. Simi got up, trying to appear as calm as possible, walked over to Gbenro and...

Patrice Lumumba

Patrice Lumumba
Patrice Lumumba    (2 July 1925- 17 January 1961) Patrice Emery Lumumba was the first democratically elected prime minister of Congo. He was born in the Kasai province of Belgian Congo. He was raised in a catholic family with 4 siblings. He got married in 1951 to Pauline Opangu and by 1955 he joined the...

Thomas Sankara

Thomas Sankara
Thomas Sankara (21 December 1949- 15 October 1987) He was born Thomas Isidore Noel Sankara in Yako, Burkina Faso (formerly known as Upper Volta). He was the third of ten children born to poor Roman Catholic parents who wanted him to become a priest. He joined the military when he got a scholarship to the...

EBOE LANDING

EBOE LANDING
Eboe (Igbo) Landing The Igbo landing is located on St. Simons Island, Glynn County, Georgia. In 1803, there was a mass suicide by 75 captured Igbo people who took control of a slave ship and refused to be enslaved.   The Igbo people are the indigenous people of southeastern Nigeria, West Africa. According to the...