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Professor Jason Arday becomes youngest black professor at Cambridge University

Professor Jason Arday, who couldn’t read or write until he was 18 is about to become Cambridge University’s youngest-ever black professor. 

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Meet Nikky Palmer: The Sierra Leonean Female Entrepreneur Behind A Natural Haircare And Skincare Brand

Nikky Palmer is a Sierra Leonean farmer, entrepreneur, and the brain behind Palmer Organics Creation. Palmer Organics Creation is a haircare and skincare range of…

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Vel Phillips – The First African American Woman To Graduate From The University of Wisconsin Law School

Velvalea Hortense Rodgers “Vel” Phillips was an American lawmaker and politician who was the first African American woman to graduate from the University of Wisconsin…

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Prudencia Ayala: The First Woman To Run For President In EL Salvador and Latin America

Prudencia Ayala was a renowned writer, activist, and women’s rights campaigner in El Salvador. She was a black woman of afro-indigenous descent who was the…

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BREAKING NEWS: Christian Atsu Found Dead In Turkey Aged 31

Christian Atsu, Ghanaian professional footballer who played for Turkish Süper Lig club Hatayspor and the Ghana national team has been found dead in Turkey days after been trapped under the rubble

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Bodi Tribe: The Ethiopian Tribe Where Body-Shaming Does Not Exist

To be fat as a Bodi man is to be famous and admired by your tribesmen and women. It earns you respect, adoration and fame.

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Mozambican pastor dies on 25th day of 40-day fasting to break Jesus’ record

A Mozambican pastor Francisco Barajah, founder of the Santa Trindade Evangelical Church has died after fasting for 40 days trying to reach the record set by Jesus Christ.

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Queen Nzinga: The African Queen Who Fought Portuguese Colonialism and Slavery For 37 Years

As a woman who had to fight for more than thirty years for the freedom of her people and the independence of her kingdoms, Queen Nzinga showed bravery you would rarely see in today’s women. Her 30 years of fighting against the oppressors proved that Africans resisted slavery and that not ALL of Africa participated in the act.

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Black Teen Makes History As Youngest African American Pilot In New Mexico

17 years old Gabriel Carothers from New Mexico has become the state’s youngest pilot and the youngest African American in the state to become a pilot

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How Mansa Musa Nearly Bankrupted Egypt and Crashed its Economy

Mansa Musa ruled the Kingdom of Mali from 1312 to 1337. At the time of Musa’s ascension to the throne, Mali consisted of the territory…

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Nwanyeruwa – The Nigerian Woman Who Led A Nationwide Revolution Against British Colonialism

Nwanyeruwa was an Igbo woman from southeastern Nigeria during the colonial era who organized and led 10,000 Nigerian women to protest against the exploitative taxation…

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17-Year-Old Malawian Genius Builds Free Data Wi-Fi Device

A 17-year-old Malawian student, Stuward Nankhumwa has built a free data Wi-Fi device to provide internet access to people living in his community.

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Hilarius Gilges – The Black German Communist Who Was Killed For Fighting Against Hitler

Hilarius Gilges is one of the few documented and popular examples of Afro-Germans who actively stood to oppose the rise of Hitler’s Nazism in Germany…

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9-year-old child prodigy graduates from high school in Pennsylvania, makes history

9-year-old David Balogun, a Nigerian American has graduated from high school in Pennsylvania, United States of America. He is now the youngest student ever to…

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Breaking: Christian Atsu found alive, taken to hospital

Ghanaian footballer Christian Atsu has been found alive following reports that he was trapped after an earthquake in Turkey.

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Black History Month: The Story Toussaint Louverture and the Haitian Revolution

Toussaint Louverture and the Haitian Revolution inspired millions of free and enslaved people of African descent to seek freedom and equality throughout the Atlantic world. Toussaint and…

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Grammys 2023: Tems Makes History

Nigerian singer, songwriter, and record producer Tems has won her first Grammy award, becoming the first Nigerian female artist to win a Grammy Award.

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The Incredible Story of Aunty Polly: The Fearless Black Woman Who Fought off White Slavers To Protect Enslaved Black Fugitives In The mid-1800s

Aunty Polly Jackson was a bold and fearless black woman who took up arms to protect and safeguard runaway slaves from anti-abolitionists and white slavers….

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Ernest Fredric Morrison – The First Black Child Movie Star In Hollywood And The Highest Paid Actor in the Early 1900s

Ernest Fredric Morrison was an American child actor, comedian, and dancer who performed under the stage name Sunshine Sammy Morrison. He was the only black…

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The Adivasi People – The Original People of India

The term Adivasi derives from the Hindi word ‘adi‘ which means of earliest times or from the beginning and ‘vasi‘ meaning inhabitant or resident. The…

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