Marcus Garvey (Early years)

Marcus Garvey (Early years)
(17 August 1887 – 10th June 1940) Marcus Mosiah Garvey Jr. is known to a lot of people as one of the founders of Pan Africanism. He was born in St. Ann’s Bay Jamaica as the youngest of 11 children, 9 of which did not survive to adulthood. He started experiencing racism in his primary...

Kenya’s Garden City

Kenya’s Garden City
The garden city is a $540 million project located 9km from the Central Business District in Nairobi, Kenya. It is East Africa’s first integrated residential, retail and office development area; comprising of the largest retail malls, offices, a central park, and over 400 residential units. The largest solar paneled carport in Africa is located on...

“Land of the Free”

“Land of the Free”
On his song “land of the free”, Joey Bada$$ brings up a lot of issues plaguing African Americans and America as a whole. Here are a few lines from the song and their meanings. He claims to have written the song after watching a lot of speeches by black activists such as Umar Johnson, Malcolm...

5 Biopics on Amazing Black Women

5 Biopics on Amazing Black Women
  Hidden Figures This is a story about 3 African American female mathematicians who worked for NASA (National Aeronautic and Space Administration) during the space race in the 1960s. Taraji P. Henson plays Katherine Johnson, who was instrumental in the calculation of flight trajectories for project Mercury and other missions. Octavia Spencer plays Dorothy Vaughn...

Robben Island

Robben Island
Robben Island is located in Table Bay, 6.9 km west of the coast of Cape town, South Africa. The island is about 3.3km long and 1.9km wide. It is only a few meters above sea level. Robben Island is popularly known for being where Nelson Mandela was imprisoned for 18 out of his 27 years...