Africa had and still has in certain parts of the continent ultimate strong females, i.e. women who were of equal physical strength as men! Examples are the female warriors Dahomey, The Amazons of the present day, Republic of Benin in West Africa, Queen Nzinga of Angola, Queen Amina of Zazzua in present day Nigeria, the female warriors, Senegal and Ethiopia, Candice of Meroe, … [Read more...] about African Warrior females who conquered continents!
The world’s most powerful man is Black/mixed race and African. This shows that as a people we have a huge amount of potential that is still yet to be tapped. However African leaders do not invest in their people. When one thinks about the fact that people as social capital have the ability to contribute to our economies throughout their lives, almost, with continuous … [Read more...] about Africa needs to wake up!
We all know that African tradition, culture and heritage is very diverse and dynamic. It’s definitely not all about singing and dancing! We have to find a way of updating those parts of our culture, traditions and heritage that have enriched us, both materially and otherwise historically and develop them, such as exporting our traditional medicines as Asians have done, the … [Read more...] about African progress lies in our collective identity
Women and girl children around the world including Africa, face great adversity, violence, child marriage, injustice, poverty, domestic, structures within society and new traditions (within Africa) which are deliberately imposed to keep women down and oppressed. Stereotypes and perceptions which are meant to define them, rather than uplift them. As we all know, women are the … [Read more...] about The Plight of African Women today
David Cameron said in the Sunday Guardian 31st January 2016 that young Black men in Britain are more likely to be in prison than be studying at University. However the same can be said about white youth in Manchester, Derby or Liverpool. It would seem that too much attention is being paid to Black youth, perhaps to divert attention from wider more relevant issues. … [Read more...] about Supporting young Black men