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Hard Times

“Your hardest times often lead to the greatest moments in your life. Keep the faith. It will all be worth it in the end.”

(I can attest to this)

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Happy Mother's Day 2018

For this year’s Mother’s Day celebration, I introduce you to another African classic: Elvis Kemayo – Mama. Elvis Kemayo hails from Cameroon, and is particularly well-known for this song, and ‘Cameroun, berceau de mon enfance (Cameroon, craddle of my childhood)’ Enjoy ‘MAMA’, and do remember to cherish your mother!

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Denmark and Slavery: Danish Forts and Possessions on the Gold Coast

If you are like me, you probably did not know that Denmark (and Norway) was involved in slavery in Africa, and that Denmark had several colonies, and forts in Africa, and exported slaves to its colonies in the Americas. 634 kata lagi

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French Colonies in Africa: Dahomey under French Protectorate

Below is the notification by Alfred-Amédée Dodds from the French Republic stating that the Kingdom of Dahomey is now under the Protectorate of the French Republic, with the exception of Whydah and certain other territories, which were declared by a French Notification issued on the 3rd December, 1892, to be annexed to France. 178 kata lagi

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Strong African Women and History Amnesia, Patriarchy, Sexism, and Racism: the Case of Winnie Mandela

The world celebrates men. Men can be ambitious, they can work to liberate their countries, they can be revolutionaries, and lead people. No one is against that. 461 kata lagi

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Winnie Madikizela-Mandela's Last Interview

Here is Winnie Madikizela-Mandela’s last interview. She goes over parts of her life, the apartheid era, the transition, and the difference between political vs economical power. 64 kata lagi

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Winnie Madikizela-Mandela in Her Own Words

“They think because they have put my husband on an island that he will be forgotten. They are wrong. The harder they try to silence him, the louder I will become! 521 kata lagi

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