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Ethiopedia or Encyclopedia for Ethiopia: Ethiopian Hair Styles

Three decorated Afar women from Tajourah. Somalia by Carol Beckwith and Angela Fisher ~ African Ark: Peoples of the Horn, 1990

Left to right: Ella Baker and Ruby Dee at the Jeanette Rankin News Conference in 1968. Ella Baker was a civil rights activist that helped organize the Southern Christian Leadership Conference (SCLC) and assisted with the formation of the Student Non-Violent Coordinating Committee (SNCC). Ruby Dee was a film actress and activist who participated in the Civil Rights Movement and was a member of the Congress of Racial Equality (CORE).

5 Women Who Changed Everything

In this slideshow, meet 10 of the most important female civil rights leaders in America, including Rosa Parks, Ella Baker and Coretta Scott King.

This is one of the most shameful factual events in American history. Ota Benga The Congolese Pygmy Man in the Bronx Zoo. The exhibit was supposedly intended to promote the concept of human evolution, eugenics and scientific racism. He later worked in a tobacco factory & started planning to go back to Africa.  1914 WW I broke out, a return to the Congo became impossible. Benga at 32 was depressed,3-20-1916 he built a ceremonial fire and shot himself in the heart with a stolen pistol. SHAME…

Ota Benga at Bronx Zoo In the amateur anthropologist Madison Grant, who was the head of the New York Zoological Society, put a Congolese pygmy Ota Benga, on display at the Bronx Zoo in New York City

His Royal Majesty Alayeluwa  Oba Lamidi Olayiwola Atanda Adeyemi III (Iku Baba Yeye), Alaafin of Oyo is the Permanent Chairman, Oyo State Council of Traditional Rulers. A former insurance executive, he became the 43rd Alaafin of Oyo in 1970. A well-learned man and a custodian of the Yoruba culture, he attended St Gregory’s College Lagos 1954-59 and remains one of the most influential monarchs in Nigeria.

His Majesty Oba Lamidi Adeyemi - The Alaafin of Oyo - Collection @ The Royal Palace, Oyo, Nigeria Oil on canvas, x Painted by John Howard Sanden

The Gaither Quintuplets of Indianapolis, Indiana - Ashlee, Brandon, Joshua, Renee, and Rhealyn made history as the nation's first set of African American quintuplets born on August 3, 1983.

The Gaither Quintuplets of Indianapolis, Indiana - Ashlee, Brandon, Joshua…

African Martial Arts & Warrior History Hacomtaewresdo Warrior Arts History & Lineage  The Hacomtaewresdo Warrior…

History / lineage Of African Martial Arts & Hacomtaewresdo Warrior Arts

Shang Dynasty of Ancient China In a genetic study published in the “Proceedings of the National Academy of Science Genetic,” researchers found evidence showing the first African arrived in China about years ago

The Power of Dreams-Martha Ann Ricks-From Slavery to Windsor Castle

The Power of Dreams-Martha Ann Ricks-From Slavery to Windsor Castle

Martha Ann Ricks was a slave in America until her father purchased her freedom and took the family to Liberia. Martha Ann dreamed of meeting Queen Victoria and saved for 50 years to make the dream come true.

For those who think the Republican party was/is the racist one, learn a little truth.

July 1854 - In Jackson, MI, the Republican Party held its first convention. They were formed be a party against slavery. Here is a Democratic poster in opposition.democrats now u have a black president

Black Then | How Do Mormons Really Feel About African-Americans? Is Having Dark-Skin Still a Curse?

How Do Mormons Really Feel About African-Americans? Is Having Dark-Skin Still a Curse?

Grandes reis e rainhas de Africa - TENKAMENIN - Rei de Gana (1037-1075)

Tenkamenin - King of the kingdom Ghana 1037 to 1075 AD The kingdom of Ghana reached the height of its greatness during the reign of Tenkamenin. Through his careful management of the gold trade across.