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8 Reasons Why Hip-Hop / R&B Is Dead

The phrase “Hip-Hop is dead” often elicits strong emotion: people either vehemently agree or disagree with the opinion. As a child of the 90’s, for a …

Pharaoh Thutmosis-era temple found by accident in Egypt

A 3,400-year-old underwater temple from the time of Pharaoh Thutmosis III, one of Egypt’s greatest warrior kings, has been uncovered near Cairo<p>A group of suspected looters unearthed a 3,400-year-old underwater temple buried under a house in the Nile Delta.<p>The temple, which was found 40km from Cairo …

Archaeology

Tough Love: Olivia Pope

Ranking the 12 Best Verses From the BET Hip-Hop Awards Cyphers

Yesterday, the BET Hip-Hop Awards aired, and as usual, the cyphers took center stage.<p>Grab a classic breakbeat—"The Big Beat," "Impeach The …

knowledgeequalsblackpower:

For the everyone that says Egyptians were white and for the people that just don’t know, this is a bust of king Tut. Note the color of his skin. Thank you.<p>We don’t even have to talk about all Egyptians… let’s focus in on King Tut ‘cause that’s a great example. So that’s his bust. As well as<p>this<p>That’s how he was represented when he was alive. These busts were placed in his tomb.<p>So, how the hell when “researchers” reconstruct him, “race was allegedly ‘HARDEST TO CALL‘ ” so they made him white….

Judge Hatchett find her African roots while helping a troubled youth change his criminal ways

Judge Hatchett find her African roots while helping a troubled youth change his criminal ways.<p>This video gives A brief overview of some the achievements of the west African ethnic groups she’s from. Pay no mind at the mispronunciation of Hausa.

diasporicroots:

<b>Who was Thomas Sankara</b>?<p>Thomas Sankara, often referred to as “Africa’s Che Guevara” was the president of Burkina Faso from 1983 to 1987. He seized power in a 1983 popularly supported coup, with the goal of eliminating corruption and the dominance of the former French colonial power.<p>Sankara’s foreign policies were centered around anti-imperialism, with his government eschewing all foreign aid because, as he often said, “he who feeds you, controls you.” He pushed for debt reduction and …

yearningforunity:

“Do Not Buy Where You Will Not Be Hired”<p>Floyd McKissick Papers (4930), Southern Historical Collection, Wilson Library, UNC Chapel Hill.<p>This photograph was found in the black attorney’s papers, Floyd McKissick. The actual date of the photograph is unknown, but it was found in a folder with other photographs from McKissick’s work with the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People and its Youth Chapter in Durham, North Carolina in the early 1960s. The individuals pictured in the …

AFRICAN, BLACK & DIASPORIC HISTORY

nok-ind:<p>One Day in Port-au-Prince |<p>A interview with Ati Max Gesner Beauvoir Supreme Servitor of Haitian Vodou. In 2011 talking about the western …

Robert Plant Discovers Unreleased Led Zeppelin Music

In a recent interview with BBC Radio 6, Robert Plant revealed that he has unearthed some previously unreleased Led Zeppelin recordings. When the DJs …