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Slave Revolts On Ships That Took Place Between 1730 And 1841 During The Middle Passage

Not a lot of people know the gravity of slavery in Africa. Many even think that Africans went of their own accord across the sea before they were made to work in plantations. However, that is not the case, as Africans were sold by their fellow Africans, and some were captured during wars before being sold into slavery.

In 1665, Kongo Princess, Aqualtune Ezgondidu Mahamud Led 10,000 Men To Battle Before She Was Shipped To Brazil As A Slave

Princess Aqualtune Ezgondidu Mahamud da Silva was a warrior who led 10,000 men into the Battle of Mbwila in 1665. This battle was between the Kingdom of Kongo and Portugal.

Anta Madjiguene Ndiaye, A Senegalese Princess Sold Into Slavery Who Became A Wealthy Plantation Owner In Florida

Princess Anta Madjiguene Ndiaye, later known as Anna Kingsley, was a Senegalese princess who was captured in her kingdom, Wolof and sold into slavery at the age of 13.

The Story Of Breffu, A Female Slave Of Ghanaian Descent, Who Led The Longest Lasting Rebellion In West Indies In 1733

Breffu, today known as the Queen of St. John was a slave in West Indies who led one of the longest lasting rebellion ever recorded in history of slave trade. This rebellion lasted between November 1733 and August 1734.

Shocking! These Blacks Were The Original Settlers In The Philippines

In a part of Philippines, precisely the remote and mountainous region of Luzon, are The Aeta people. These people are said to be the indigenous settlers in the Philippines. Interestingly, they are black-skinned!

Jumia Codes To Use When Shopping This Black Friday Period From November 2nd To November 30th

As usual, this is the season of the cheapest deals you ever saw online. Jumia has teemed up with your major influencers to give you codes to use on its platform. Here is a list of Jumia codes to use when shopping for anything at all. 

What It Means To Be Called A Blesser Or A Blessee In South Africa

A blesser is used in describing an older man who provides a younger girl (the blessee) with a lot of money, expensive gifts and trips in exchange for regular sexual favors.

President Trump Praises Melania Trump For Being Cool During Air Emergency

After Melania Trump’s plane was forced to make an emergency landing, on Wednesday morning, President Trump has taken a moment to praise Melania Trump for keeping her cool during the emergency. Melania Trump’s plane had to make an emergency landing after the aircraft suffered a “mechanical issue”.

Girl Serves Classmates Homemade Biscuits Made With Grandfather’s Ashes

Apparently, what is termed as “crime” may be subjective, as police in California are unsure about whether to press charges over an incident involving a young girl who mixed her grandfather’s ashes into homemade biscuits and gave them to her class mates.

Beautiful #KupeChallenge Videos Done By Women

It is no news that 4 French gentlemen trended worldwide after their Kupe Dance got ladies gushing over them. The four men from Paris are Habitu Etoi, Teddy Ovo, Yoyo and Jim Sueh. This article would not be about the men who dazzled us with the #KupeChallenge but about women who took part in the challenge and slayed!

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