Timothy Meaher was responsible for smuggling 110 African men, women, and children into the United States in 1860.
Kinjikitile Ngwale, the Tanzanian Spiritual Leader Who Was Hanged for Leading a Rebellion Against German Colonial Rule
Kinjikitile Ngwale was a Tanzanian spiritual leader that led an armed rebellion of Islamic and animist Africans against German colonial rule in German East Africa in 1905
António I of Kongo, the African King Who Was Beheaded for Refusing to Cede His Country’s Mines to Portugal
António I of Kongo (António I Nvita a Nkanga) was a King of the Kingdom of Kongo who ruled from 1661 to his defeat and death at the Battle of Mbwila.
According to 2022 Forbes ranking, Johann Rupert is the richest man in South Africa. His net-worth is estimated at $8.9 billion.
Omar ibn Sayyid was a Fula Islamic scholar from Futa Toro in Senegal, who was enslaved and transported to the United States in 1807.
Jack the Signalman: The South African Baboon Who Worked as a Railroad Assistant and Never Made a Mistake
Jack was a baboon who attained some fame for working as an assistant to a double leg amputee railway signalman in South Africa in the late 1800's.
Anele is a web developer and a Pan-Africanist who believes bad leadership is the only thing keeping Africa from taking its rightful place in the modern world.