The real black history

This documentary covers my findings in a concise and clear way. It took me over 17 years to research this truth but now many people are awakening. The first link is a must.

Whited out documentary https://youtu.be/BI80E20BuaA

Documentary 2 https://youtu.be/BI80E20BuaA

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Kenya Photo Essay — SIHPROMATUM

Before visiting Africa, the image I had in my mind was that of Kenya. I just didn’t know it. Not all of Africa sports those perfect red earth roads, beautiful locals in their bright traditional dress or the spotted, striped and maned creatures on safari. Kenya was the place that made me feel the most […]

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The Swahili

Tish Farrell

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Lamu  fishing dhows off the Kenya Coast

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You could say that Swahili culture was born of the monsoon winds, from the human drive to trade and of prevailing weather. For two thousand years Arab merchants plied East Africa’s Indian Ocean shores, from Mogadishu (Somalia) to the mouth of the Limpopo River (Mozambique), arriving with the north easterly Kaskazi, departing on the south easterly Kusi. They came in great wooden cargo dhows, bringing dates, frankincense, wheat, dried fish, Persian chests, rugs, silks and jewels which they traded with Bantu farmers in exchange for the treasures of Africa: ivory, leopard skins, rhinoceros horn, ambergris, tortoise shell, mangrove poles and gold.

By 700 AD many Arab merchants  were beginning to settle permanently on the East African seaboard, and the earliest mosques so far discovered date from around this time. These new colonists would have married the daughters of their Bantu trading hosts…

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Understanding The Good News: The Eve’s Erhverhs — Eslkevin’s Blog

Understanding The Good News: The Eve’s Erhverhs And it shall come to pass in that day, that Yahweh shall set his hand again the second time to recover the remnant of his people, which shall be left, from Assyria, from lower Egypt, and from upper Egypt, and from Cush, and from Elam, and from Shinar, […]

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Ivory Coast #112 (1936)

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Ivory Coast #112 (1936) Ivory Coast #112 (1936)

The French colony of Ivory Coast, usually referred to as Côte d’Ivoire, was located in western sub-Saharan Africa. It was a protectorate of France from 1843 until 1844 and became a colony in 1893 amid the European scramble for Africa. It was a member of French West Africa (Afrique occidentale française, AOF), a federation of eight French colonial territories in Africa that existed from 1895 until 1960. The territories that made up the AOF were Mauritania, Senegal, French Sudan (now Mali), French Guinea, Ivory Coast, Upper Volta (now Burkina Faso), Dahomey (now Benin) and Niger. The capital of the federation was Dakar. Ivory Coast achieved independence in 1960 and officially became the officially the Republic of Côte d’Ivoire (République de Côte d’Ivoire).

Portuguese and French merchant-explorers in the 15th and 16th centuries divided the west coast of Africa, very roughly, into five “coasts” reflecting…

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Transatlantic journey from West Africa to beyond

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