Songhai was a West African empire that emerged from the empire of Mali. There was a political entity that existed as early as the 7th century that was located near the northward area of the Niger River. The Songahi people began to revolt against the Malian Empire in 1335. They began to amass a large […]Read more "Songhai Empire (1375-1591)"
Martin Luther King was opposed to the Vietnam War on several grounds. As a believer in nonviolence the Vietnam War he could not support. Dr.King could not support the war on the grounds of his Christian ideology . The war was an extension of colonial rule in a sense when America continued fighting the National […]Read more "Dr. Martin Luther King “Why I Am Opposed to the War in Vietnam”"
Wilma Rudolph set records in the 100 and 200 meter dash. She competed in both the 1956 and 1960 Olympics. Wilma Rudolf became an international sensation with her performance in the 1960 Rome Olympics. She was an African American icon and inspired many young athletes. This was critical especially during the Civil Rights Movement in […]Read more "Wilma Rudolph"
This is an interview of Muammar Qaddafi from 1969. The twenty seven year old coronal had come to power in a bloodless coup against King Idris. The British backed monarch was used as a buttress against Nasser’s Egypt. At first Gamal Nasser was fearful of the developments in Libya out of possibility it could threaten […]Read more "Rare Qaddafi interview from 1969"
Geography by definition is the science that examines relationships between people and various lands or environment . The world is vast place of different physical structures and diverse people. Its importance to history is significant. It explains why certain nations are in conflict and developed a particular type of economy. Crops or mineral resources appear […]Read more "Geography"
The Communist Party of China defeated the Kuomintang in 1949. China had been in a state of civil war since 1927. There was the interruption of the Sino-Japanese War in 1937 . This escalated further with the hostilities of World War II. There was a momentary collaboration against the Japanese invasion during the war. The […]Read more "Mao Declares The People’s Republic of China (1949)"
These are recordings of the activist and scholar W.E.B Dubois (1868-1963). Originally recorded in 1961, Dubois discusses the state of African Americans and the wider diaspora. At the time become a citizen of Ghana after being exiled from the United States.The Cold War targeted many civil rights advocates and leftists. Conservatism and oppression combined with […]Read more "W.E.B Dubois in His Own Words"