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Ex controversial Sudanese president Jaafar Nimeiri dies

Ex controversial Sudanese president Jaafar Nimeiri dies

Jaafar Nimeiri, a Sudanese president who halted one of Africa's most brutal civil wars in the 1970s but restarted it a decade later by...
Clint Eastwood – Spike Lee :  Racism, Omission or Fact

Clint Eastwood – Spike Lee : Racism, Omission or Fact

By the look of things, Clint Eastwood and Spike Lee are no where near conceding to each other as to whose “historical accuracy” is...
15th Century Florence, Apartheid and Xenophobia

15th Century Florence, Apartheid and Xenophobia

The historical Bonfires of the Vanities were curious affairs, in which the more of one's wealth one destroyed in the ritual fire, the higher...
An Ecstasy of Folly, Prophecy and Authority in Early Christianity

An Ecstasy of Folly, Prophecy and Authority in Early Christianity

Who is a true prophet ? Who has real access to divine realms of knowledge ? Early Christian communities accused each other’s prophets of...
The Forging of Races

The Forging of Races

Race and Scripture in the Protestant Atlantic World, 1600–2000 Colin Kidd University of Glasgow Colin Kidd University of Glasgow This book revolutionises our...
Africa’s Political Rhetoric

Africa’s Political Rhetoric

I am a neophyte in what concerns the analysis of forms of governments and my colleagues must be glad that this article is finally...
USA: Black History Month in full swing

USA: Black History Month in full swing

The African-American community has been celebrating the Black History Month during the month of February since 1976. John E. Fleming is the President of...
The New African-American and diasporan webmagazine

The New African-American and diasporan webmagazine

The Washington Post launched a Webmagazine The Root dedicated to African-Americans and the African diaspora, on Monday . Lynette Clemetson, editing manager, tells us...
France: controversy surrounding a wall dedicated to those lost in the Algerian war

France: controversy surrounding a wall dedicated to those lost in the Algerian war

Sunday’s inauguration of the “wall of the lost, death without tombs in Algeria (1954-63)” is widely criticised by human rights and left wing activists....
Afro Americans browsing the Web to find their ancestors

Afro Americans browsing the Web to find their ancestors

The internet is the new useful tool for Afro American trying to find out their past History. How IT and Genealogy fit each other While...