African Diaspora

When Black People Cry

 Amadou Diallo, Born in Liberia On September 2,1976 February 1999, it was the midnight hour when shots rang out.  New York plain-clothes police officers shot and killed Amadou Diallo (1976-1999), a 23-year old West African immigrant. He was standing in the doorway of his apartment building when he was confronted by police searching for a …

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African Diaspora

The War In Our Minds

Black Self-Consciousness Are Black people created in the image and likeness of God? If the answer is yes, then let us consider the implications of “double consciousness”. “Double consciousness,” as defined by W. E. B. Du Bois, “is looking at one’s self through the eyes of other.” The other is America, i.e., white America and …

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African Diaspora

France/Africa : 14 African Countries Forced by France to Pay Colonial Tax For the Benefits of Slavery and Colonization

Did you know many African countries continue to pay colonial tax to France since their independence till today! When Sékou Touré of Guinea decided in 1958 to get out of french colonial empire, and opted for the country independence, the french colonial elite in Paris got so furious, and in a historic act of fury …

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