Back to Africa, Amaros versus Americos a tale of two stories

Amaros – Positive asssimilation   The Amaros, who were sometimes called Nago in Brazil (Nago, indicates Yoruba ethnicity) were liberated slaves from Brazil and Cuba. Returnees from Brazil and Cuba and their current-day descendants were and are more commonly called “Agudas”. They went to the New World as slaves from different sub-ethnic and ethnic backgrounds […]

People you would never guess have a Black parent

    Michael Jackson’s kids Kwame Nkrumah’s Grandson Niklas Yeboah – Ghanaian swimmer Juan Williams’s son Stacey Dash kids Quincy Jones kids Persia White’s daughter Lionel Richie’s Daughter Sophia Richie Khalil Kain’s kids       Eartha Kitt’s Daughter Maya Rudolph daughter Minnie Ripper Ruth Negga Leon Balogun WentWorth Miller Thurgood Marshall’s son Thurgood Marshall, […]

Game Changers : Ghana-Based Digital Arts Company Brings African Folklore to Life Through Interactive Comics, Mobile Games

By Tanasia Kenney – <iframe id="2c77404f98" name="2c77404f98" src="//" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" width="728" height="90"><a href="//" ><img src="//" border="0" alt=""></a></iframe><span id=”mce_marker” data-mce-type=”bookmark” data-mce-fragment=”1″></span>Say goodbye to Clark Kent and hello to a host of badass superheroes known as Africa’s Legends. These aren’t just any superheroes, however. They’re a unique set of characters drawn from the rich African tradition of […]

Famous Afro-Hispanics

  Vicente Guerrero (Mexico)- Líder general revolucionaria de la Guerra de Independencia de México que más tarde se desempeñó como Presidente de México Juan Gomez (Cuba) – líder revolucionario afrocubana en la Guerra de Independencia de Cuba contra España Juan Jose Nieto Gil – was the first Afro-Colombian to rise to politics in the history of Colombia becoming […]

Blackest Major cities in Latin America

Quibdo, Colombia  95%   126,000 2. Buenaventura, Colombia   434,000   88% Black (Blackest major city) 3. Colon, Panama  80% Black 4. Salvador, Brazil 80%   2,993,000 3.1 million Blacks   5. Santo Domingo 70-80% Black 2.3 million Blacks 6. Cartegena, Colombia 70%   895,000   7. Havana, Cuba 2.1 million 1.3 million 8. Sao Luis, […]