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Sarah Forbes Bonetta, the Enslaved Yoruba Princess Who Was Gifted to the Queen of England in 1850

Born Omoba Aina, Sarah Forbes Bonetta was an Egbado princess of the Yoruba people, who was taken to England and presented to Queen Victoria as a “gift” from the king of the Blacks to the Queen of the Whites.

The Origin Story of the Bukusu People of East Africa

A creation myth is an account of how the world got started and how humans initially inhabited it. They are present in almost all known religious systems on earth and are frequently regarded as sacred stories.. Creation myths, which are...

Anti-amalgamation Law of 1664, the Law That Prohibited Interracial Marriages in US

The Anti-Amalgamation law of 1664 was a law passed in the colony of Maryland that prohibited interracial marriages between European colonists and enslaved Africans.

Top 10 Largest Oil Producing Countries in Africa (2023)

Nigeria is the largest oil producer in Africa and has significant reserves of both crude oil and natural gas. The country is closely followed by Libya.

The Rise and Fall of Mary Faber, West Africa’s Notorious Slave Trader in the Early 19th Century

Mary Faber, also known as Mary Faber de Sange, was a descendant of African Americans who later gained prominence as a notorious slave trader in Guinea during the early 19th century.

Zumbi, the Afro-brazilian Leader Who Was Beheaded by the Portuguese for Resisting Slavery

Zumbi was an Afro-Brazilian leader who lived in the 17th century and is remembered for his resistance against the enslavement of African people in Brazil.

Gustav Badin, the Enslaved African Who Was Gifted to the Queen of Sweden in the 18th Century

Gustav Badin was an enslaved African child who was gifted to Louisa Ulrika, the Queen of Sweden, in the 18th century.

Margaret Garner, the Runaway Slave Who Killed Her Own Daughter Rather Than Return Her to Slavery

Margaret Garner was a runaway slave who gained national attention in 1856 when she killed her own daughter rather than return her to slavery.

Chief Mkwawa: the Tanzanian Chief Who Led a Fierce Rebellion Against German Colonial Forces in the Late 19th Century

Chief Mkwawa was a warrior and leader of the Hehe people, a tribe located in present-day Tanzania. He is known for his resistance against German colonial rule in the late 19th century.

The Rubber Genocide: How the Quest for Wealth by Belgian King Leopold II Led to Mass Murder in Congo

Leopold II, the King of Belgium from 1865 to 1909, is infamous for his brutal rule and exploitation of the Congo Free State, a vast territory in central Africa

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Seriki Williams Abass: The Former Slave Who Later Became A Renowned Slave Merchant in Yorubalamd

Seriki Williams Abass was a renowned slave merchant during the 19th century and a former paramount ruler of Badagry.
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