The Black (First) Europeans: African Slavs, African Celts
Compiled and Edited by Ogu Eji Ofo Annu
April 14, 2008
Reconstructing the phylogeny of African
mitochondrial DNA lineages in Slavs
Kushites of Sumer and Akkad
Clyde Winters Ph.D
Controversy surrounding the Kushite/African/Black origins of the Elamites, Sumerians, Akkadians and â€œAssyriansâ€ is simple and yet complicated. It involves both the racism exhibited toward the African slaves in the Western Hemisphere and Africans generally which led to the idea that Africans had no history ; and the need of Julius Oppert to make Semites white, to accommodate the â€œwhiteâ€ ancestry of European Jews.
Miracle of the Sun In Addis Abebe Ethiopia: Ring of Red Gold and Green around the Sun
By Jide Uwechia
Tuesday April 15 2008
According to newsreports, a halo of red gold and green colours hanging around the sun startled people in Ethiopia on April 13, 2008, with many seeing it as a miracle or a sign from God.
Meaning of A Negro and The One Drop Rule : The Laws of Louisiana
Litigation on the subject of the definition ofthe free person of color reached its climax in the year of our Lord,1909, when Judge Frank D. Chretien defined the word Negro as differentiated from person of color as used in Louisiana. The case, as it was argued in court, was briefly this. It was charged that one Treadway, a white man, was living in illegal relations with an octoroon, Josephine Lightell.
S Leone honours Africa slave campaigners
By Yvonne Ndege-Burke and Mohammed Fajah-Barrie
BBC Africa, Freetown
Tuesday, 20 March 2007, 09:41 GMT
As the UK marks 200 years since it abolished the slave trade, Sierra Leone has decided to purge its capital, Freetown, of streets named after the British and replace them with the names of Africans who fought in the abolition movement.