Education History

Amina, one of few warrior queens who ruled an African kingdom

One of the greatest warriors ever to emerge from Africa in the sixteenth century was Queen Amina of Zazzau. Like the great Nzingha of Angola, Queen Amina’s leadership skills were discovered early by her grandfather who allowed her to attend state meetings. Her mother, the Queen Bakwa of Turunku, an influential political figure in Amina’s Read More…

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Andamanese: The almost extinct dark-skinnedpeople of India

They were also called the ‘Negritos’ The Andamanese are comprised of the five large tribes mentioned above; the Great Andamanese on Strait Island are speculated to be 50 in number, the Jarawa of the Jarawas of the Great Andaman archipelago, the Jangil of Rutland Island, the Onge of Little Andaman, and the Sentinelese of North Read More…

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Filmmaker Brandi Webb Super Documentary Exposes U.S. Government Oppression

Filmmaker Brandi Webb is the director of an experimental documentary that indicts the U.S. Government on 18 charges, for crimes committed against Black and Brown citizens. Her documentary, Betrayal of a Nation, is a two-part series that intertwines scripted courtroom dialog with out-of-court real-life interviews with experts and witnesses. These interviews highlight oppressive acts such Read More…

Education Uncategorized Youth In Action

Mabou Loiseau: Powerful At 8, Was Already Speaking 8 Languages and Playing 8 Instruments

In 2015, when Mabou Loiseau from Queens, NYC was just 8-years old, she was already speaking 8 languages – English, Kreyol, Spanish, French, Russian, Arabic, Mandarin and American Sign Language. She was also learning Japanese.When Mabou was barely two years old, her mother noticed that she was speaking some words in French, but her mom Read More…