Features Department Table of Contents


Articles covering historical events that occurred on the African continent. Articles in this edition include those listed below:

     Pre-TransAtlantic Slave Trade
The Role of Animals in Ancient Egyptian Worship
Imhotep the true father of medicine
Women in Ancient Egyptian Religions

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

     Post TransAtlantic Slave Trade
Cecil Rhodes    An Enemy to Africans
Arab Culture & African Culture Ambiguous Relations

     Recent History & Current Events

AFRICA & THE WORLD - Introduction

Articles covering the historical contacts between Africans and other people anywhere in the world, and any information in what is often referred to as the African Diaspora. Articles in this edition include those listed below:

     Pre-TransAtlantic Slave Trade

Black Popes in Italy
An Honest Look at Voodoo

The First Americans Were Australians
The African Presence in Ancient Japan and China an introduction
The Blacks of East Bengal
Black People in the British Isles and Early Northern Europe an introduction

     Post TransAtlantic Slave Trade
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
Caribbean Immigration to the US
Religions of Latin American and Caribbean Slaves
Slave Punishments

The Meaning of July 4th for the Negro
The Unrelenting Struggle of Indigenous Australians
Denmark Vesey and his Co-conspirators
The Haitian Revolution
The Haitian Revolution and the Forging of America
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
African-Americans in the Caribbean and Latin America    

     Recent History & Current Events
Save "Like It Is" with Gil Noble
Ralph Ellison and Cultural Knowledge
Guinea Pig Kids forced drug experiments on Black and Latino babies


Articles on the history of people indigenous to the actual America,  which is the region from Canada to South America. Articles in this edition include those listed below:

     Pre-European Contact

The Constitution of the Iroquois Nation superior to the Constitution of the United States...and over 500 years old
Alternative Ameridian Migration Routes to the Americas
The Significance of the Tipi

     Post European Contact
Six excerpts from the book "American Holocast":

Before Columbus
Pestilence and Genocide
Sex, Race, and Holy War

Four Freedom Fighters:
Hin-mah-too-yah-lat-kekt  aka Chief Joseph

Tatanka-Iyotanka aka Sitting Bull
Goyathlay aka Geronimo
Tashunca-uitco aka Crazy Horse

     Recent History & Current Events
The Occupation of Alcatraz
The Mascot Issue Psychological Considerations
Regarding the Phrase "American Indian"
Indian, American Indian, and Native Americans: Counterfeit Identities

The Case of Leonard Peltier  statement of fact
Leonard Peltier  a brief biography


A listing of historical events that occurred during the months of the current issue of IPOAA


Brief information concerning historical definitions, events, places, and people.