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PELE

For much of the world, the endearment with “the beautiful game” began with a man known as Pele (born Edson Arantes do Nascimento). The soccer icon is regarded as...

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A bottle of juice is not something to die for.

Latasha Harlins  was a 15-year-old African-American girl who was murdered by Soon Ja Du, a 51-year-old Korean American convenience store owner. Du was tried and convicted of voluntary manslaughter in Harlins’ death. The judge...

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FGM in the COVID-19 era

Do you know that the COVID19 pandemic has increased the risk of gender-based violence in the world, particularly in African countries where 42 percent of the world’s female genital...

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THE POWERFUL KINGDOM OF KUSH

Though often overshadowed by its Egyptian neighbors to the north, the Kingdom of Kush stood as a regional power in Africa for over a thousand years.   This ancient...

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Did you know that; Almost half of the gold ever mined on Earth has come from a single place

In 1886, after years of rumors, legends, and smaller discoveries, it was definitively established that there was a huge, rich deposit of gold under the Witwatersrand, a rocky ridge...

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Abebe Bikila; The First African to win Gold in an Olympic Games, running the whole race Barefoot

Ethiopian track and field athlete, Abebe Bikila (1932-1973), was the first black African to win an Olympic medal, and the first man ever to win two Olympic marathons. Known...

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