Archive of Feature Articles

THE AFRICAN CONTINENT
 

    Pre-TransAtlantic Slave Trade
Humankind's African Origins
Zimbabwe and Land Reclamation
  What happened in the 19th century and 20th century that led to today's crisis?
New Hominid Fossils in Kenya and Ethiopia

Proto Saharan Africa:

Proto-Saharan Africa
The Religions of Proto-Saharan Africa

New Hominid Fossils in Kenya and Ethiopia
Humankind's African Origins

Folklore Overview:

Kenya
Uganda
Tanzania

     Post TransAtlantic Slave Trade
South African Indians: the past, the present and the future
Cecil Rhodes an enemy to Africans
Chaka the Great a brief look
Tribe the Word Demeans and Distorts Africans

Women in Apartheid South Africa:
Women In Aparthied Society
Apartheid and the Status of Women
South African Women and Pass Laws
Federation of South African Women
What Women Demand

     Recent History & Current Events
Harlem Residents Protest Pending Eviction by Church
Save "Like It Is" with Gil Noble
Africa's Debt Why, What Should be Done?
Africa's Debt Who Owes Whom?
Africa's Debt and Iraq's Debt Washington's Double Standard
Zimbabwe and Land Reclamation
What happened in the 19th century and 20th century that led to today's crisis?
AIDS - The Agony of Africa: The Eight Part Pulitzer Prize Winning Series.
AIDS and Africa, Again! In Defense of Thabo Mbeki
Prime Minister of Namibia    Hage Geingob  - Transcript of his television interview.
Prime Minister of Zimbabwe, Robert Mugabe    his television interview wherein he discusses land reclamation, the IMF, and other topics.
 



AFRICA & THE WORLD


     Pre-TransAtlantic Slave Trade
Blacks in Ancient China
The Blacks of XIA
The Black Shang


     Post TransAtlantic Slave Trade

From Those Who Were There:  Thirteen Narratives from Slaves and Others Involved in the trans-Atlantic Slave Trade
The Real Nat Turner
The Origins of Police Racism Toward Blacks

The Story of Toussaint L'Overture

Africans on Caribbean Plantations
African Aspects of the Puerto Rican Personality
Racial Accommodation   A glimpse at the thoughts of Booker T. Washington. 
The Atlanta Exposition Address Booker T. Washington's controversial speech at the 1895 Atlanta Exposition.
Of Mr. Booker T. Washington and Others
W.E.B. Dubois' commentary on his ideological foe.
A Critique of Booker T. Washington's Plan Monroe Trotter's response to the ideas of Booker T. Washington.
Race and Ethnicity in Pre-1959 Cuba.
Black Populism
A "forgotten" element of United States history.
Crispus Attucks
What we know of him.
The Ideology of Racial Heirarchy
The Construction of the European Slave Trade.
Contours of the African-American Culture:
What are some of the elements that shape African-Americans?
Blurred Racial Lines
 
Six articles on the Black lineage of many well known European  and North American families and individuals, and four articles on the Black image during the Middle Ages.
Frederick Douglas on Colonization
What Colonization Means
Exposure of the American Colonization Society
John Brown an overview
Benjamin Banneker's Letter to Thomas Jefferson
Thomas Jefferson on Slavery
David's Walker's Appeal the complete text
Pan-Africanism in South Asia
The Haitian Revolution
The Haitian Revolution and the Forging of America
Slave Punishments
The Robinson Show Lynchings
The Meaning of July 4th for the Negro
The Unrelenting Struggle of Indigenous Australians
Religions of Latin American and Caribbean Slaves
Caribbean Immigration to the United States
Denmark Vesey and his Co-conspirators
The Emancipation Proclamation the full text
Plessy v. Ferguson text and arguments
The Black Codes of Louisiana, Mississippi and Ohio

The Fugitive Slave Law the text
General Jim Crow Laws
Lynch Law in America an essay by Ida B. Wells
Lynch Law in Georgia

Slave Narratives:

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Blacks in Britain:
Samuel Coleridge 
Taylor William Davidson
Ignatius Sancho
Mary Seacole

Ottobah Cuggano

     Recent History & Current Events
President Fidel Castro's Address at Riverside Church in New York City
What Is CEMOTAP and Why Are They Upset?
The Sakei - Soon to be Extinct? The Black  Presence in Thailand/Malaysia
Afro-Germans and the Problems of Cultural Location
The 1921 Tulsa Race Riot a comprehensive overview
The 1921 Tulsa Race Riot background and story
Judge Rules Against Tulsa Riot Claims
Afrocentricity: Toward a New Understanding of African Thought in this Millennium
The Sakei - Soon to be Extinct? The Black Presence in Thailand/Malaysia
The 1921 Tulsa Race Riot a comprehensive overview
The 1921 Tulsa Race Riot background and story
Judge Rules Against Tulsa Riot Claims


Commentaries:
Commentary and Analysis of the Africa Growth and Opportunity Act
Reparations and the World Conference on Racism
Locating a Text Implications of Afrocentric Theory - An essay on multi-cultural literacy
AIDS Dissidents Speak Out: Does HIV cause AIDS? Is all the information we get accurate? These voices say "No!"
 

INDIGENOUS TO THE AMERICAS

    Post European Contact
The Influence of the Iroquois Constitution on the United States Constitution
The Vast Influence of the Iroquois
Africans and Indians: Only in America
The Indian Removal Act of 1830 why it occurred, its consequences
 



Congressional Black Caucus News & Views
The Black Farmer
- A Bleak Present. Hope for the Future?
Congressman Jesse L. Jackson, Jr. says the Africa Growth and Opportunity Act spells disaster for Africa.

Slavery Watch!  Slavery Watch! Link to Archives
Testimony of Beatrice Fernando
CIA Reports Women Imported Into U.S. to be Slaves
A Report on Slavery in the 1990s
Slavery in Modern Day Africa
Slavery Today: Worldwide Evil

Sex Slavery in Kosovo

Abolitionists Jailed over Protest at Sudan Embassy
Johnny Cochran & Ken Starr Unite To Defend Abolitionist Protesters
Four Faces of Contemporary Slavery
Afghan Children Used as Barter
Pakistan's Slave Trade

Mauritanian Abolitionist Leader responds to the banning of his anti-slavery political party.