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.
Woyengi, the Creator Goddess of the Ijaw People of Nigeria
Woyengi is the creator goddess of the Ijo people of Nigeria. She is also known as the goddess of fate in certain depictions.
Antonianism: The Catholic Movement That Portrayed Jesus as a Black Man
The Antonianism Christian movement taught that Jesus and other early Christian figures were from the Kongo Empire and that heaven is for Africans alone.
Jesus and Other Gods Born on December 25
JESUS AND OTHER GODS BORN ON DECEMBER 25. Coincidence or a Case of Divine Peer Pressure? First, I need to say that I love Christmas and that I want the festival to stay. I have lived long enough to see...
Top 10 Oldest Mosques in Africa
Al-Nagashi mosque is the oldest mosque in Africa. The mosque was established in Negash Ethiopia in the 7th century.
Larabanga Mosque: the Oldest Mosque in Ghana Is over 600 Years Old
Ghana’s Larabanga Mosque is the oldest mosque in Ghana and one of the oldest in West Africa. The mosque which is located in the Islamic town of Larabanga, is built in the Sudanese architectural style
The Traditional Religious Beliefs of the Serer People of West Africa
The Serer religion, or a ƭat Roog ("the way of the Divine"), is the original religious beliefs, practices, and teachings of the Serer people of Senegal in West Africa.
The Traditional Creation Story of the Mandé Peoples of Western Africa
The Traditional Creation Story of the Mandé Peoples of Western Africa; and each pair became the four elements, the four directions, as corners in the framework of the world's creation.
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The Shilluk People’s Creation Narrative: How the Different Races on Earth Were Created
According to the Shilluk people of south sudan, the creator Juok played a central role in fashioning humanity from clay, assigning different complexions to the various races based on the colors of the clay he used.
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