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.
Society & Culture
The ǃKung san are one of the San peoples who live mostly on the western edge of the Kalahari desert, Ovamboland (northern Namibia and southern Angola), and Botswana. The !kung people live distantly from other peoples, even other groups of...
King Eyo Honesty II ended brutal practices such as the killing of twins; human sacrifices; and the immolation of slaves upon the death of an important person.
On the 9th of September 1990, Samuel Doe became the first world leader to be tortured on camera before being executed.
Margaret Garner was an enslaved African-American who killed her own daughter rather than allow the child to be returned to slavery.
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.
The largest slave rebellion in Barbadian history took place during the Bussa uprising in April 1816. The rebellion takes its name from the African-born...
Cornelius Frederiks: the Namibian Captain Who Was Locked Up in a Concentration Camp for Fighting Against German Colonialists
Cornelius Frederiks was a Namibian freedom fighter who actively fought a guerrilla-style war against German colonialists during the Herero-Nama war of 1904.