Quote of the week
'..The friends we have lost do not repose under the ground...they are buried deep in our hearts. It has been thus ordained that they may always accompany us...'- Alexandre Dumas - Diaspora
Boston Museum of Fine Arts discovers Ancient Egyptians were Europeans- shame on you!

I visited the Boston Museum on a recent trip to US. It was a very pleasant experience as was the general trip to Boston. Many of my friends were caught up in Red Sox vs Yankee game. Well done Boston! My great disappointment however was listening to an audio track which described the ancient Egyptians as having pale skins. This particular track was so absurd it really brought into question the quality control at BMFA.  This track claimed that …

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1917 & Africa

  It seems as if  no one in Africa recognises the importance of 1917 for the history of Africa. Without 1917 the fate of Africa in the 20th Century would have been much different. Europe and America had imposed an arms embargo against Africa and the new automated weapons had allowed swift suppression of African liberties. 1917 saw the breakdown of that embargo and the possibility of struggles for independence. Many African historians have been unable to understand the…

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