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...
Samuel Sharpe: The Enslaved Preacher Who Sparked a Rebellion on Christmas Day in Jamaica in 1831
Samuel Sharpe was an enslaved Jamaican who is remembered for leading a rebellion against British colonial rule on Christmas Day in 1831.
The Creation Story of the Akamba People of Kenya
In the beginning, Mulungu the creator is said to have formed a man and a woman in heaven before placing them on a rock in on earth, where it is said that their footprints, as well as the footprints of their animals, can still be seen today.
5 Ways The Bible Was Influenced By Other Religions
Was the bible really inspired by God with no outside influence whatsoever or is it just a book influenced by other religion (including pagan) predating christianity... Dont try answering the question until you've read this 5 Ways The Bible...
Unkulunkulu, the creator God of the Zulus
Unkulunkulu is the Supreme Creator of the Zulu people, a large ethnic group in South Africa.
How the Church of England Made £10.1 Billion From the Transatlantic Slave Trade
In 1704, the Church of England established a scheme called Queen Anne's Bounty to support poor clergymen. It was from donations made to this fund that the clergymen who managed it started investing in transatlantic slavery, a booming trade...
Kimpa Vita: For Portraying Jesus as a Black Man, This African Prophetess Was Burnt Alive in 1706
Donna Beatriz's (kimpa vita) Antonianism rejected the Catholic rituals of baptism, confession, and prayer. It also refused the cross, claiming it is to blame for Christ's death.
African Women Who Actively Participated in the Transatlantic Slave Trade
Mary Faber was a famous slave trader who plied her trade from the 1830s until 1852, she was a dominant figure of the trans-atlantic slave trade in Guinea
Akodessewa Fetish Market – The Largest Voodoo Market in the World is Located in Togo
Togo's Akodessewa Fetish Market is recognized as the largest juju market in the world, it's a place where Babalawos/Dibias aka Voodoo practitioners can find practically anything they need for their rituals.
22 Ugandans Were Burnt Alive for Refusing to Denounce Christ on This Day in 1886
The 24 Ugandans were killed on orders of Mwanga II, the Kabaka (King) of Buganda for their refusal to denounce Christianity. The Catholic Church beatified the Ugandan Catholic martyrs of its faith in 1920 and canonized them in 1964.
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Yasuke: The Remarkable Story of the First Black Samurai in Japan
Yasuke was a legendary 6ft 2 African samurai who served under the powerful daimyo, Oda Nobunaga, during Japan's Sengoku period. He was a unique figure in Japanese history, and is the first known Afro samurai to serve in Japan.
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