Meet the powerful black billionaires who ruled the world way before Aliko Dangote

Nigeria’s Aliko Dangote is the world’s number one Black billionaire today and there is a rich history to back the long line of rich people he hailed from. At the moment, there are several Black people on track to hitting the billionaire mark, with many more stepping into the millionaire line of riches. But, not all billionaires known of are from the 21st century. In fact, since the 14th century, some very hardworking and daring Blacks have worked their way up the ladder to become billionaires. More about this The…

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Samara Private Game Reserve introduces an authentic new safari experience.

Having returned to stay at Samara Private Game Reserve in April 2019, with an article due to be published that recounts my stay later this month, I was excited to learn about the addition of fly camping to its array of safari activities – providing even more reason to return. This adventurous experience has guests exploring the diverse 70,000-acre wilderness on foot before spending the night in an intimate mobile camp. The practice takes its name from the safari days of yore when explorers set up camp in big game…

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Kenya’s ‘Highly Educated Experts’ Are Being Paid Pennies to Write Essays for Cheating British and American Students

A British daily newspaper’s investigation has uncovered a cheating scandal reportedly capitalizing off of Kenyan academics and paying them as little as $1 an hour to churn out essays for British and American students. “Slaving away in ‘essay factories’ in Nairobi, the highly educated experts earn as little as a dollar an hour while their millionaire bosses cream off the profits — and cheating Western teenagers take the credit,” The Daily Mail said in its August 23 report. Inside the African essay factories producing essays for cheating UK and US…

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Jessie T. Usher Wants to Portray Tennis Legend Arthur Ashe

EBONY June 2019 cover star Usher–along with Richard Roundtree, Samuel L. Jackson and Regina Hall–says in this March 2019 exclusive he admires and wants to portray tennis great Arthur Ashe. We’re revisiting that article In celebration of Ashe’s men’s final victory at the first U.S. Open on Sept. 9, 1968, source: https://www.ebony.com/news/race-culture/jessie-t-usher-portray-tennis-legend-arthur-ashe/

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Sacramento agrees to pay $2.4m to sons of Stephon Clark who was fatally shot 7 times by police

The city of Sacramento has agreed to pay $2.4 million in a civil rights lawsuit settlement to the two sons of Stephon Clark, the unarmed black man who was fatally shot 20 times by the police in his grandparents’ backyard in March last year. According to The Sacramento Bee, Clark’s children, aged 5 and 2, will be entitled to the tax-free funds, which will be placed in a trust account and paid in three instalments between the ages of 22 and 25. The payment also covers the legal fees for…

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Florida Reportedly Turns Away Hurricane Dorian Evacuees From The Bahamas

Hurricane Dorian was forcing many people to evacuate the Bahamas after the Category 5 storm’s powerful rains and winds of up to 200 miles per hour hit the island nation hard. But there were some new reports that President Donald Trump‘s immigration policies were prompting officials to turn away some evacuees from traveling to Florida to seek refuge. READ MORE: 7-Year-Old Donates Birthday Money To Dorian Evacuees Brian Entin, a reporter for Miami news outlet 7 News WSVN, tweeted videos showing some of the evacuees and the problems they were…

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Tanzania: Cuban First Deputy Foreign Minister Meets Dr Shein

CUBAN First Deputy-Minister of Foreign Affairs Marcelino Medina Gonzalez yesterday met with President Ali Mohamed Shein (pictured) here and agreed to further cement the good relations between the two countries in various areas with main focus on improving health sector. According to the press statement from the Zanzibar State House, the parties expressed their willingness to maintain constructive relations between Cuba and Zanzibar, as they stressed the importance of Cuba to provide more scholarships in medical field. Medina commended Shein for his on-going initiative to improve health sector, promising to…

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The little-known history of forced sterilisation of black children in Nazi Germany

Most children do not have photographic memories of incidents that happen to them when they are little. Some may have occasional flashbacks when certain incidents trigger them; others may never remember. When your right to reproduce is stripped from you at a tender age, you are then forced to probe and further investigate what might have happened to you. For the mixed-race children in Germany during the Nazi regime, their fate was decided for them. It began when the treaty of Versailles was signed by the Germans after their defeat…

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