Nkwocha Chinedu

How Catholic Missionaries Aided Belgian King Leopold in Committing Atrocities in Congo

Few chapters in colonial history are as harrowing and tragic as the exploitation of the Congo Free State under the rule of King Leopold II of Belgium from 1885 to 1908. While the atrocities, described as one of the...

The Seasoning: How Newly Arrived Enslaved Africans Were Brutally Conditioned in the Americas

The seasoning is a brutal process employed by White slave masters to adapt their newly acquired African slaves to a life of servitude.

Madam Yoko: The African Queen Who Took Her Own Life After Betraying Her People to the British

Madam Yoko, also known as Soma, was a prominent Sierra Leonean leader and a key figure in the 19th century who at the and of her life was alienated by her own people for betraying her own kind by aligning with the British.

Remembering the Knoxville Race Riot of 1919

The Knoxville riot of 1919, was a tragic event that unfolded during the Red Summer, a period of heightened racial tensions across the United States

The Creation Story of the Efé People of DR Congo

According to the Efé creation myth, their story begins with the divine hand of God crafting the first human being, named Baatsi. Using clay as his medium, God sculpted the form of a man.

The Corbin Race Riot of 1919 and the Forced Expulsion of Over 200 Black Residents

The mob went door-to-door, forcibly rounding up African-Americans from their homes. Once they believed they had gathered all the town's black population, they marched them to the local train station.

Prince Henry of Battenberg: The Untold Story of Queen Victoria’s Son-in-Law’s Tragic Journey to Battle the Ashanti in 1895

Prince Henry of Battenberg was a member of the British Royal Family and the husband of Princess Beatrice, Queen Victoria's youngest daughter, whose journey to confront the Ashanti people of Ghana in 1896 ended in his tragic death.

Joseph Emidy: From African Slave to Celebrated Violinist and Composer in Georgian England

Born in Guinea, Joseph Antonio Emidy's life journey was marked by incredible resilience, talent, and a relentless pursuit of his passion for music. From his humble beginnings as a child sold into slavery, Emidy's story took him across continents, leaving a lasting impact on the musical landscape of early 19th-century Cornwall.

The Colfax Massacre: Remembering the 1873 Massacre of African Americans in Louisiana by White Supremacists

The Colfax massacre was a violent event that took place on April 13, 1873, in Colfax, Louisiana, in which a white mob killed an estimated 150 - 300 African Americans.

The Aba Women’s Riot of 1929: A Story of Bravery and Resistance Against British Oppression

The Aba Women's Protests were a series of protests led by a group of women who were fed up with the harsh treatment and unnecessary taxes imposed by the British colonial authorities.

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Remembering Bruce Boynton: the Activist Who Was Arrested and Jailed for Ordering Burger at a Whites Only Restaurant

Boynton's simple act of ordering a cheeseburger in a whites-only restaurant sparked a legal battle that led to significant changes in the country's discriminatory practices.
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