Enslaved Africans Reclaimed Their Freedom All Over the Americas Celebrating AfroVenezuelan history each and every May 10 to June 10… Through the leadership of the late President Hugo Chávez, Venezuela had been combating the historical legacy of racism and recognizing the national importance of African heritage, promoting social inclusion and respect for Afro-Venezuelans. Among themContinue reading “Africans’ Sovereignty in the Americas”
A truly legendary name in Haitian history, Minette, was freed woman of African descent or an Affranchi. Minette et Lise (her sister) broke through staggering racial barriers of the late 16th century to become a star performers on the colonial stage. Minette et Lise fought to find both their artistic and a political voices, usingContinue reading “Minette et Lise”
Biohó raised as a King in Africa used his leadership skills with other slaves in Colombia and bandeded together to rebel and flee their captors.
La Vida En Black History continues today as Venezuela struggles with its sovereignty. Their fight today is not unlike their fight 100 + years ago… Afro-Venezuelans have continued to live in deep poverty and subjugation. This Venezuelan African, prays for peaceful, and productive change. Black-Venezuelans played a decisive role in the struggle for the nation’sContinue reading “Los Africans Y Simon; Luchando Para Independencia”
via First Black President of Mexico, Vicente Guerrero #BlackHistoryIsGlobal