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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
The Lost Libraries of Timbuktu
legendary Timbuktu and its long hidden legacy of hundreds of thousands of ancient manuscripts. With its university founded around the same time as Oxford.Read More
Recommended Book To Read: From Columbus to Castro The History of the Caribbean
Unknown, Forgotten or Accidentally left out of your history books by mistake. This book is about 30 million people scattered across an arc of islands — Jamaica, Haiti, Barbados, Antigua, Martinique, Trinidad, among others-separated by the languages and cultures of their colonizers, but joined together, nevertheless, by a common heritage. For whether French, English, Dutch, […]Read More
What inspired me to be a blogger?
On my down time; I kept going to the cafe, library, watching and attending a few lectures, buying books and doing research online on various subjects. I needed to know; Who am I? Where do I come from? How did I get here? Why do I look the way I look? Why do I sometimes receive resentment over […]Read More
Reading changes your brain
Researchers found that compared to the days on which participants didn’t read the novel, they were able to identify “three independent networks that had significant increases in connectivity.” Two of these networks involved brain “regions previously associated with perspective taking and story comprehension.” These networks showed a decay in connectivity after the participants were done […]Read More
Worlds Before Our Own by Brad Steiger’s
A nice break and a good read from the everyday routine. Worlds Before Our Own: Brad Steiger: 9781933665191 … historical controversies. Twenty-two years before Technology of the Gods… Seventeen years before Fingerprints of the Gods… Fifteen years before Forbidden Archaeology… …there was Worlds Before Our Own, Brad Steiger’s groundbreaking argument for the existence of a global […]Read More
The Last Book I Read was “PSYCHIC WARRIOR” This International Best Seller has been printed in 14 languages globally.
This is a nice break from the norm. Inside the CIA’s Stargate Program: The True Story of a Soldier’s Espionage and Awakening. (St. Martin’s Press) by David A. Morehouse Ph.D.Read More
Waris Dirie ran away from her oppressive life in the African desert when she was barely in her teens, illiterate and impoverished, with nothing to her name but a tattered shawl. She traveled alone across the dangerous Somali desert to Mogadishu—the first leg of a remarkable journey that would take her to London, where she […]Read More