The Songhai Empire (1464-1591) was the largest empire to emerge in West Africa. The capital of the Songhai Empire was Gao, which was located on the Niger River. This location was perfect for trading gold, kola, nuts, cloth, salt, and slaves for cowries (cowries are marine mollusks that was formally used as money in parts of Africa).
Did you know George Washington Carver made more than 300 products from peanuts?
From the United States to overseas European countries, black people are being racially profiled, and some people are profiting from their deaths.
On Wed, May 23rd, NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell announced there was a meeting in Atlanta where NFL team owners met and agreed that players must stand for the national anthem, or they will be fined by the league, according to Jill Martin of CNN.
Blue Magic is a soul singing group from Philadelphia, PA, and they are known for their hit singles “Slideshow,” “Stop to Start,” “Chasing Rainbows,” “Love Has Found its Way to Me,” and “Spell,” during the soulful 1970s.
Digable Planets is a Hip-Hop group from Brooklyn, NY consisting of members Ismael “Butterfly” Butler, Mary Ann “Ladybug Mecca” Vieira, and Craig “Doodlebug” Irving.