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Rasta livewire : THE MOORISH KINGS OF EUROPE: KING WILLIAM III OF SCOTLAND, ENGLAND AND WALES

King William III House of Orange King of Scotland, England, and Wales  Commissioned in 1692 Portrait of King William III of England, Scotland and Ireland, 1692. William of Orange (1650-1702) was invited by a conspiracy of English notables to depose the Catholic James II and assume the throne in his stead. The invasion, which was …

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Octavia Spencer

Oscar Award-winning actress Octavia Spencer is currently riding high in her career right now. As of today, the 47-year-old thespian is the star of a Netflix mini-series called Self Made: Inspired by the Life of Madam C.J. Walker. This project began streaming on March 20 and has been met with much critical acclaim. While the authenticity …

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black wall street usa

At Black Wall Street USA, wellbeing is at the forefront of what we’re working together towards. Our 1,500+ Initiatives and activities are designed to be a catalyst that helps black community members reach their goals and fulfill their full potential. Learn more about the positive impact we have and join us in bringing about positive …

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African Renaissance Monument

A North Korean company has emerged as the chief provider of cheap statues across Africa and Asia.  Across 21st-century Africa, nations celebrate their milestone independence anniversaries and attendant pride the way nations always have: with monuments. In 2002, Namibia opened Heroes’ Acre, with a statue resembling activist president Sam Nujoma; Benin unveiled a statue of …

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blackpast.org

The Baptist War, also known as the Christmas Rebellion, was an eleven-day rebellion that mobilized as many as sixty thousand of Jamaica’s three hundred thousand slaves in 1831–1832. It was considered the largest slave rebellion in the British Caribbean. The name Christmas Rebellion came from the fact that the uprising began shortly after December 25. It was also called the Baptist War …

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Somali heritage project

The Understanding and Celebrating Our Roots project will investigate the relationship between Britain and Somaliland during the period of colonisation and the impact the British had during this period. It will help to capture stories about what acquired during this period and will be preserved through oral traditions. It will also explore the heritage between …

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