Kenya Mean Streets of Baltimore Africa

Kenya Mean Streets of Baltimore

Sorry, but Boys of Baraka is a disingenuous docu-drama which

fudges the truth in service of an infuriating, self-serving agenda,

namely, accolades and awards for the film itself,

Kenya v. Mean Streets of Baltimore

Boys of Baraka

 Review by Kam Williams

After Born into Brothels won an Academy Award for Best Documentary, it was only a matter of time before … Read the rest

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Congo White King Africa

Congo White King

Congo: White King
Red Rubber, Black Death
A Belgium King’s Sins Revealed in Film

Who were the most brutal wielders of machetes in African history responsible for the amputation of thousands of human hands?

Under-age black combatants looking for revenge and survival by joining militia groups in unstable economies?

No. They were greedy Europeans who wanted easy fortunes derived from … Read the rest

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Igbo Marriage Africa

Igbo Marriage

An Igbo Marriage
Photos taken by Okechukwu Anthony Mezu
and provided by Dr. Rose Mezu

Books by Rose Ure Mezu

Women in Chains: Abandonment in Love Relationships in the Fiction of Selected West African Writers (1994) / Songs of the Hearth (1993) /

Homage to My People (2004) / A History of Africana Women’s Literature (2004)

 Black Nationalists: Reconsidering Du Read the rest

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Libya Getting it Right: Pan-African Africa

Libya Getting it Right: Pan-African

Norah Owaraga noted that Libya, “unlike other oil producing countries such as Nigeria

and Saudi Arabia, utilized the revenue from its oil to develop its country. The standard

of living of the people of Libya is one of the highest in Africa, falling in the category

of countries with a GNP per capita of between USD 2,200 and 6,000.

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