Black history - : Africa and Maghreb's news - The panafrican daily newspaper, Africa's portal offers a daily online newspaper with information on what is going on in the world, culture, economics, sport, societies of 56 african countries. en : Africa news, Maghreb news - The african daily newspaper Suspected Al-Shabab weapon seized in Puntland Fri, 19 Oct 2012 17:05:35 +0200 Attorney General Abdel Meguid Mahmoud challenges Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi Fri, 12 Oct 2012 17:07:55 +0200 Ojong Debra Egypt's president Mohammed Mursi decrees pardon revolutionaries Tue, 09 Oct 2012 13:32:47 +0200 Ojong Debra Harold Booysen accepts the memorandum for South Africa truck drivers Thu, 04 Oct 2012 15:42:11 +0200 Ojong Debra Amnesty report cases of civilian abuse in south sudan Wed, 03 Oct 2012 18:14:49 +0200 Ojong Debra Guinea government still remain voiceless on the culprits of September, 28 massacre Fri, 28 Sep 2012 17:54:39 +0200 Ojong Debra SUDAN AND SOUTH SUDAN CONCUR'S OVER OIL EXPORTS Thu, 27 Sep 2012 18:00:31 +0200 Ojong Debra Canada: A cameroonian appointed Minister Sat, 22 Sep 2012 15:24:22 +0200 Christophe lele Professor Gottlieb honored by Queen Elizabeth II Fri, 21 Sep 2012 19:18:15 +0200 Christophe lele NAACP Awards celebrates 'For Colored Girls' Mon, 07 Mar 2011 07:49:29 +0100 <p class="spip">In case you forgot, the 42nd NAACP Awards ceremony aired on Fox TV last night. Anybody watch it?</p> <p class="spip">I'll save the color commentary and just post the list of winners, which follows below (no real surprises):</p> Afrika Bambaataa: Founder of hip-hop culture Mon, 28 Feb 2011 17:50:09 +0100 Known as the godfather of hip-hop, Afrika Bambaataa evolved from an inner-city gang leader to the emissary of a worldwide youth culture. Miles Marshall Lewis BET Honors celebrates black culture Mon, 28 Feb 2011 09:50:27 +0100 Imagine an opinion poll of African Americans on the topic, "Things that would make Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. turn over in his grave on his birthday." Along with racial disparities in health and economics, widespread casual use of the n-word and the Wake County, N.C., school board's recent Tea Party-backed efforts to abolish its diversity policy, you can bet you'd hear quite a few responses condemning Black Entertainment Television. Carter G. Woodson: the Father of Black History Month Sun, 27 Feb 2011 20:01:04 +0100 African-American historian Carter G. Woodson (1875-1950) founded Negro History Week in 1926, a one-week celebration of Black history every annual February that eventually grew into the modern-day Black History Month celebrated worldwide. Miles Marshall Lewis Unlikely backers legitimize Black History Month observance Sat, 26 Feb 2011 12:58:08 +0100 Black History Month observances seek to correct factual inaccuracies that continue oozing across America perpetuating a litany of misunderstandings that fuel racial discord in the US where the majority constantly chides minorities about their criticizing race-based inequities. Linn Washington Jr. Jack Johnson: A Great African-American champion from Ghana Tue, 22 Feb 2011 20:33:15 +0100 Boxer Jack Johnson instilled pride in the African-American community in 1908 by becoming the first African-American world heavyweight champion at 30 years old. Born John Arthur Johnson in Texas, Jack was the son of former Southern slaves; his father traced their ancestry directly to modern-day Ghana. Miles Marshall Lewis