Boat refugees from Africa

#Migration | #Refugees

Deportation of African nationals from Europe and America has come to be accepted as a norm; just as normal as you would hear folks discuss corruption in Nigeria, piracy in Somalia and fighting in the Congo.

Sankara's Ghost | Video


#BurkinaFaso | Thomas Sankara | #PanAfricanism

Thomas Sankara, President of Burkina Faso from 1983 to 1987, continues to live on in the memory of his people. What is Sankara's legacy and what can we learn from it today?

The Emperor’s speech

War | Children playing

#History | #Africa | Bob Marley | Emperor Haile Selassie

The speech credited as the inspiration for Bob Marley's hit song "War".  This story recounts the attempts of one mortal man and humanity at large to establish everlasting peace instead of waging perpetual war. A struggle of good over evil.

Slavery | A Chronology

UbuntuFM Africa | Modern instances of slavery | 2013 data map

#Slavery | #Libya | #SouthAfrica

"No one shall be held in slavery or servitude; slavery and the slave trade shall be prohibited in all their forms." - UN Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR, 1948)

Remembering Biko

Stephen Biko (December 18, 1946 – September 12, 1977)


Stephen Biko was an anti-apartheid activist in South Africa in the 1960s and 1970s. He died from injuries inflicted upon him by his captors at Pretoria prison on September 12, 1977.

The Human Family Tree

The Human Journey

#Science | #Genetics | The Human Journey

Where do you really come from? And how did you get to where you live today? DNA studies suggest that all humans today descend from a group of African ancestors who about 60,000 years ago began a remarkable journey.