Posts in category Book
The Baroness: Rebellious Rothschild
http://www.guardian.co.uk/books/2012/apr/22/hannah-rothschild-nica-jazz-thelonious-monk-interview Book Description Part musical odyssey, part dazzling love story The Baroness traces Nica’s extraordinary, thrilling journey – from England’s stately homes to the battlefields of Africa, passing under the shadow of the Holocaust, and finally, to the creative ferment of New York’s 1950s jazz scene. From the Back Cover Rothschild by birth. Baroness by marriage. […]Read More
Book “Skin Deep”
Barbara Summers’ is a former Ford model. Summers traveled to three continents to do research for this book.Read More
Bright Boulevards, Bold Dreams
Spanning sixty years, this deliciously entertaining history uncovers the audacious manner in which many blacks made a place for themselves in an industry that originally had no place for them. Through interviews and the personal recollections of Hollywood luminaries, Bogle pieces together a remarkable history that remains largely obscure to this day. We discover that […]Read More
History, Hidden or Forgotten?
Hitler’s Black Victims: The Historical Experiences of European Blacks, Africans and African Americans During the Nazi Era. About the Author Clarence Lusane is Assistant Professor at the School of International Service at American University in Washington, D.C. Drawing on interviews with the black survivors of Nazi concentration camps and archival research in North America, Europe, and […]Read More
Enemies in love book
The true story of a black nurse and a German Prisoner of War, who fell in love during World War Two, and eventually married. Author Alexis Clark and host Paul Schankman have a conversation about her remarkable new “stranger than fiction” book, Enemies in Love.Read More
Book: Heartmath Solution
The Intelligent Heart Access the power of your heart’s intelligence to improve your focus and creativity, elevate your emotional clarity, lower your stress and anxiety levels, strengthen your immune system, promote your body’s optimal performance, and slow the aging process. Review “This book could save you years of therapy.”–Deepak Copra, M.D., “The Chopra Center for […]Read More
Ethiopian Princess Andromeda and Greek demi-god Perseus
Aphrike in Greek means “without cold.” The word Ethiopia in Greek means “burnt complexion.” This maybe one of the oldest surviving ancient writings of an Interracial Couple. The beautiful Andromeda was the daughter of the Ethiopian king Cepheus and Queen Cassiopeia. One day, the vain Queen had bragged that her daughter Andromeda was more beautiful […]Read More
Controversial Book: The Interbrain
Professor Tantam thinks the center for this brain wi-fi is in the prefrontal cortex, where the neuron activity associated with the senses of smell and sight are located. That activity may activate the sense of sight to make eye contact or pick up minute visual clues to what the other person might be thinking. This […]Read More
Eat Right For Your Blood Type
THE NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLING DIET PHENOMENON Dr. Peter J. D’Adamo is a noted naturopathic physician, researcher, and lecturer, and the author of the revolutionary Eat Right series. His extensive research and clinical testing of the connection among blood type, health, and disease has garnered international recognition and led to groundbreaking work on many illnesses. […]Read More
Controversial hypothesis On The Soul Genome: Science and Reincarnation
Much thought-provoking evidence suggests that the way you look, think, react to life events, and interact with other people may be predisposed by the experiences of one or more human beings who lived in the past. Even if you don’t know who they were, you may find what appears to be their “soulprints” in the […]Read More
Controversial Theory Of Ancient Earth’s Equator?
Charles Hapgood advocated the Earth crust displacement theory in a book entitled The Path of the Poles. Hapgood supported this theory with geomagnetic and carbon dated evidence. In a book entitled When the Sky Fell, Rose and Rand Flem-Ath also advocate the Earth crust displacement theory, with additional geological and archaeological evidence. Both of these […]Read More
Beautiful brooches of African women during medieval times?
Black Africans in Renaissance Europe | European History After 1450 … -Circa 1500-1800 Africans also chose to visit Europe, travelling on religious or diplomatic missions. A contingent of Ethiopian pilgrims based themselves in Rome and a touching Flemish engraving depicts “St Philip Baptising the Ethiopian Counsellor”. Another engraving is a portrait of “Don Antonio Manuele […]Read More
Science Fiction& Fantasy Art of Ancient Egypt III to inspire
Did a highly advanced civilization exist in prehistory? Is the Giza Pyramid a remnant of their technology? Then, what was the power source that fueled such a civilization? –Egyptian Pharaoh by Chris Ducas Ancient Egyptian art is the painting, sculpture, architecture and other arts produced by the civilization of ancient Egypt in the lower Nile […]Read More
A Handsome Pharaoh With Wings Statue In Italy
Some people (who wish to stay anonymous) think that, this is a better representation of what the ancient Egyptians actually looked like. Curran vividly recreates this first wave of European Egyptomania with insightful interpretations of the period’s artistic and literary works. In doing so, he paints a colorful picture of a time in which early moderns […]Read More
The Magus Balthazar Estimate: $120,000 – $160,000
This book might come as a surprise for non-specialists, since black Africans are identified with slave trade to the Americas, while the Renaissance is regarded as a purely European phenomenon, centred on a largely homogeneous ethnicity. Neither of these assertions is true, and this excellent book helps to deconstruct such historical stereotypes. Europe received black […]Read More
The Zanj Revolt in Iraq
Harsh circumstances apparently provoked three rebellions between the seventh and ninth centuries. What is now called the Zanj Rebellion was the largest of these. Long before kidnapped Africans were ever brought to North America, they incited a rebellion in the Middle East and went head to head with an empire. The insurrection began in 869 […]Read More
Egyptian Book Of The Dead
The Book of the Dead is an ancient Egyptian funerary text, used from the beginning of the New Kingdom (around 1550 BCE) to around 50 BCE. The original Egyptian name for the text, transliterated rw nw prt m hrw is translated as “Book of Coming Forth by Day”. Another translation would be “Book of emerging […]Read More
Tibetan Book Of The Dead
The Bardo Thodol , Liberation Through Hearing During the Intermediate State, is a text from a larger corpus of teachings, the Profound Dharma of Self-Liberation through the Intention of the Peaceful and Wrathful Ones, revealed by Karma Lingpa (1326–1386). It is the best-known work of Nyingma literature, and is known in the West as the Tibetan […]Read More
Were There Africans In Europe During Medieval Times?
Breviary of Marie de Saint Pol The Breviary of Marie de Saint Pol is an illuminated prayer book, made in Paris c. 1330-1340. It was commissioned by Marie de Saint Pol, Countess of Pembroke (c. 1304-1377). Marie founded the Hall of Valence Mary in Cambridge in 1347, now better known as Pembroke College. cudl.lib.cam.ac.uk/view/MS-DD She […]Read More
Ghanaian Chieftain Son Marries English Woman
The occasion was front-page news in Britain, in Ghana, and many other countries. Coverage in newspapers around the world ranged from the hostile to skeptical to admiring. He was born in Kumasi to Nana James Appiah and Nana Adwoa Akyaa, members of the Ashanti imperial aristocracy. Joe Appiah, a Ghanaian political figure and former diplomat […]Read More
A United Kingdom Movie: An African Chief & His English Wife Forbidden Love
The back story: The Chief of the Bechuanaland Protectorate (now known as Botswana) Seretse Khama & his English wife, Ruth Williams that he married in 1948. It was a whirlwind romance. Seretse didn’t seek consent from his uncle because he knew it would be denied, but Ruth had to ask her father George, who argued that […]Read More
The Temple Of Memnon?
There was a temple in ancient Hal-tam-ti (biblical Elam-today’s Iran) called “The Temple of Memnon“? Tales of Memnon have inspired poets and sages for 3000 years, portraying an amazing figure whose name became associated with statues along the Nile, with temples and tombs in ancient Turkey and Iran and with artwork and literature from ancient […]Read More
The Departure of Memnon for Troy, Greek
In Greek mythology, Memnon (Greek: Mέμνων) was an Ethiopian king and son of Tithonus and Eos. –The departure of Memnon for Troy. Greek, circa 550-525 BC. Black-figure vase. Royal Museums of Art and History, Brussels, Belgium. As a warrior he was considered to be almost Achilles’ equal in skill. During the Trojan War, he brought an army […]Read More
An introduction to a photo book by German-Iranian photographer Mahdi Ehsaei depicting the little known minority of Afro-Iranians in South Iran in fascinating portraits. Afro-Iran shows a side of Iran, which is widely unknown even to Iranians: a minority of people who influenced the culture of a whole region by continuing their African heritage with […]Read More
Forgotten or Unknown: Virgin Islands Hull Bay Skeletons Dated 1250 AD?
Two skeletons of Negro males have been recovered from a grave in Hull Bay near the Danish Virgin Islands. Controversial theory as to how the bones came to be. Read More Analysis of the Hull Bay Skeletons – St. Croix Archaeology Archaeological Reports . – Google News From the The Virgin Islands Daily News – Aug 1, 1975 […]Read More
Book: The Golden Trade Of The Moors
The late Edward William Bovill was a historian and author of numerous books. Published by: Cambridge University Presson behalf of the International African Institute An account of the golden trade of the Moors, and a source book on Saharan trade routes, caravan organization and Sudanese history. The author covers anthropology and economic geography as well as history, […]Read More
Queens in ancient and medieval times?
The book also list historical achievements of great women. This edition includes over 100 images, 18 maps, a 15 page chronological table, index, and bibliography. I love the blue & gold earing or maybe it’s part of her headress? – Sola Portrait Head of Queen Tiye with a Crown of Two Feathers, c. 1355 B.C.E., […]Read More
The Theory of Natural Selection?
We asked Historian Robin Walker; If everyone came from Africans who migrated off the continent, how did other races emerge? In 1999 he wrote Classical Splendour: Roots of Black History published in the UK by Bogle L’Ouverture Publications. In the same year, he co-authored The West African Empire of Songhai, a textbook that is used […]Read More
Ancient African Elites in India
Its construction was financed by the African nawab Sidi Surur II, formerly an officer. The large, fortress-like structure erected on a knoll was the palace of the Nawab. It was built around 1707. The walls and floors of several rooms were decorated with colored glass. About 4,000 Africans built the fortress of Colombo in the late 17th […]Read More
Ballet Dancer Misty Copeland
Nationality: Kansas City, MO, American Ethnicity: African descent. She was also a featured dancer for Prince. American Ballet Theatre (ABT), one of the three leading classical ballet companies in the United States. A strong body can also be beautiful-Sola On June 30, 2015, Copeland became the first African American woman to be promoted to principal […]Read More