Category Archives: Africans

Monday Open Thread | Countdown to Wakanda

I can’t even express how excited I am for Black Panther. I have my own Countdown Clock. It’s ELEVEN DAYS UNTIL WAKANDA! 2/16/2018 Do You Have Your Tickets? ICYMI, The Black Panther Premiere was last week. To say that it … Continue reading

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Friday Open Thread | Don Lemon: The President of the United States is a racist

I didn’t think I could hate Trump more but I do. Racists feel emboldened now! So glad Don Lemon cut this sorry racist ass off. Don’t put up with it EVER AGAIN! Cut’em OFF! The rest of the media need … Continue reading

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Trump refers to Haiti and African countries as “shithole” nations

This damn racist thug…..What will you and @GOP do about this racist bum in the Oval Office @SpeakerRyan? Your silence on this matter  will be considered condoning his hatred for black people. We are damn tired of the racist attacks … Continue reading

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Monday Open Thread | Israel calls migrants from Africa “infiltrators”

The Israeli government has ordered thousands of African refugees and migrants to leave the country within three months or face prison. The Population and Immigration Authority called this week on those from Sudan and Eritrea to leave “to their country … Continue reading

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Thursday Open Thread | “Roots” 40th Anniversary Week

How Roots Captivated an Entire Nation Memories from the Set of Roots | Oprah and the Legendary Cast of Roots | Oprah Winfrey Network Exclusive: Becoming Chicken George | Oprah and the Legendary Cast of Roots | Oprah Winfrey Network

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Monday Open Thread | “Roots” 40th Anniversary Week

This Week 3 Chics highlights the groundbreaking Mini series Roots. Last month marked the 4oth Anniversary of “Roots.” Based on the book, Roots: the Saga of an American Family, by Alex Haley. We’ll feature selected scenes from the movie. As … Continue reading

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Monday Open Thread | International Slavery Museum Liverpool

“The transatlantic slave trade was the greatest forced migration in history. And yet the story of the mass enslavement of Africans by Europeans is one of resilience and survival against all the odds, and is a testament to the unquenchable … Continue reading

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President Buhari Receives Rescued #Chibokgirl, Amina Ali, At The Presidential Villa

Hat tip Alasholuyi Blog President Buhari received Amina Ali, one of the rescued abducted 219 Chibok Schoolgirls, at the State House earlier today, May 19. The rescued girl who nurses a four month old baby was led into the Villa … Continue reading

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Why America needs a slavery museum: “The history of this country is rooted in slavery”

Hat tip: The Atlantic The Whitney Plantation near Wallace, Louisiana, is the first and only U.S. museum and memorial to slavery. While other museums may include slavery in their exhibits, the Whitney Plantation is the first of its kind to … Continue reading

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Why is America Celebrating the Beating of a BLACK Child?

My thoughts? I am a MOTHER, I have 2 daughters and one grandson. It would always come down to their SURVIVAL. Souls’ basic need is to survive under any circumstance. So I totally get why Tonya Graham did what she … Continue reading

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