Point du Sable – By Oguejiofo Annu
There is no known record of Point du Sable’s life prior to the 1770s; his birth year, place of birth, and parents are unknown, though he is suspected to have been of Muurish American, or an original Moor of Europe, a Black American Indian (yes they are thousands of them) or a man of African descent. Anyway, he was a black man in the modern day sense.
Executive director of the United Nations Population Fund, Babatunde Osotimehin
The international community has “made a mistake” with the intensity of its focus on the global HIV-Aids epidemic and lost ground on family planning issues as a result, according to the head of the United Nations population agency.
Exploitation has many faces. This evil should be shunned where it does not exist and crushed where it does…
– His Imperial Majesty Emperor Haile Selassie I of Ethiopia
Former Jamaican education minister Andrew Holness has been sworn in as the island nation’s new prime minister.
Mr Holness, 39, is Jamaica’s youngest ever leader, and the first to be born after independence from Britain.
Late Mohammed Al Mahdi Al Senussi Supreme leader (and son of the founder) of Senussi movement 1859 -1902
Late Ahmed Al-Senussi Supreme head of the Senussi order 1902 – 1933
A rare 1913 picture of Libyan boys and girls.
Libyan girl from Tripoli carrying a water jug 1913
Young Libyan girls in a 1913 picture
Libyan woman carrying prepared food 1913
Rasta Livewire is picking up chatter that Gadaffi was captured and died shortly after. He was supposedly captured in Sirte his home town durning a stormy fight.
This illustration of Viking Varangian troops near Moscow is from the chronicle of Skylitzis, he was a Greek historian, dead c. 1100