Africa | People. Ethnolinguistic Map of the Peoples of Africa. Published in Dec 1971 with the article "The Zulus: Black Nation in a Land of Apartheid," this map is a supplement to the "Heritage of Africa" map printed in the same issue. Featuring a physical map with the names of groups and their languages, this map also contains beautiful illustrations and interesting facts about the diverse peoples that inhabit the continent. CLICK image to access interactive version at National…
So-called "Martial Arts" never originated from China or India like others have claimed. It originated in Africa and the proof is present in Kemet (Ancient Egypt) on the Walls of the Pyramids, that predates any other nation or culture
Abaché & Cudjoe Kazoola Lewis - Africatown, Alabama in the 1910s. He was considered the last person born on African soil to have been enslaved in the US. Taken from Takon, Benin to port of Ouidah together with over a hundred other captured Africans and brought on the ship Clotilde to Mobile, Alabama in 1860 during an illegal slave-trading venture.
Benjamin Banneker (November 9, 1731 – October 9, 1806) was a free African American scientist, surveyor, almanac author and farmer. Born in Baltimore County, Maryland to a free African American woman and a former slave, Banneker had little formal education and was largely self-taught. He is known for being part of a group led by Major Andrew Ellicott that surveyed the borders of the original District of Columbia, the federal capital district of the United States.
The Dahomey Amazons were the only documented all-female frontline combat arms military unit in modern history. From as early as 1600 until approximately 1892, these machete-wielding, musket-slinging 'lady terminators' were rightly feared throughout Western Africa, not only for their devotion to battle, but for their utter refusal to back down or retreat from any fight unless expressly ordered to do so by their king. ☼