Monthly Archives: December 2014

It’s time for Africans in America to identify with African-Americans

My name is Moji Akinde, and I am an African from Nigeria. And I am American. And I am black. And I am African-American. I am baffled that, in light of the murders of innocent black lives, a disturb… Source: … Continue reading

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1 in 8 white Louisianians has black ancestry, highest percentage in country, report says

About 12 percent of Louisiana residents who identify themselves as “white” have at least 1 percent African ancestry Source: http://www.nola.com The average African-American person nationwide has about 24 percent European ancestry, the report says. Interestingly, the report also looks at … Continue reading

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10 Pseudo-Historians And Their Bizarre Theories – Listverse

Created by folklorists, scientists, and archaeologists outside of the mainstream, pseudo-history strives to tell the stories of what “really” happened in o Source: listverse.com See on Scoop.it – University of World Cultures and Traditions

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Violence at fresh Haiti protest

Hundreds of Haitians take part in a march demanding the resignation of President Martelly two days after Prime Minister Lamothe stepped down. Source: http://www.bbc.com See on Scoop.it – World News

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Ethiopian rabbis accuse Israeli rabbinate of racial discrimination

Israeli rabbis of Ethiopian origin yesterday accused the Israeli rabbinate of racially discriminating against them despite all the challenges they have fought to transfer tens of thousands of Jews from Ethiopia to Israel and to preserve the Jewish faith in … Continue reading

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Too ‘Ugly’ to Rape: Brazil Lawmaker’s Comment Sparks Fury

A debate about sexual violence in Brazil sparked by a lawmaker’s comments on the floor of Congress has spread beyond government chambers, triggering a national debate about rape and sexism in the South American nation. Source: http://www.ndtv.com See on Scoop.it … Continue reading

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Pentecostalism in West Africa: A Boon or Barrier to Disease?

How has Ghana stayed Ebola-free despite being at high risk for infection? A look at their American-style Pentecostalism, a religion that threatens to do more harm than good. Source: http://www.psmag.com See on Scoop.it – Pan African World News

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