Return to Ghana in 2019 - 400 Years Ago the First Enslaved Africans Land in America
What’s the deal with 1619? Why does that number keep coming up in the news, on social media, on Spike Lee’s clothing line? The year 1619 is the year that the first enslaved...
The Weeksville Heritage Center, in Crown Heights, Brooklyn, is a very special historic place which is now fundraising to survive. Weeksville was founded by former slaves in 1827, just 11 years after New York abolished slavery. The town was named after its founder, James Weeks, an African American longshoreman...
I found this write-up "British-Nigerian filmmaker Adeyemi Michael: All immigrants are conquerors" on BBC.com. This is a review of a very powerful short film, "Entitled" made by British-Nigerian filmmaker Adeyemi Michael. "Entitled" highlights the power of motherhood and the strong culture of the Nigerian immigrant community in...
people! I have to share this traveling
exhibit by the Studio Museum in Harlem.
If you have never been, let me tell you that the Studio Museum in Harlem
is a wonderful place to visit. It was
founded in 1968 by a group of artists, philanthropists, and community activists
to display art, support artists...
By Ambreia Meadows-Fernandez
grandmother was raised in Louisiana in the late 1920s. She and my grandfather
migrated to Texas in the early 60s chasing economic opportunity. Their
transition went well and they successfully acclimated to life in Texas. Despite
the move, her beliefs and food customs showed that she was a Louisianan at
Born and raised in Birmingham, Lola is both British and Nigerian. As the oldest daughter, she started the first generation of British-Nigerian in her family.
But to what extent can she lay claim to being Nigerian when she cannot speak her mother tongue?
This film is part of BBC Stories stories 1...
NGR (pronounced en-jer), is an ancient term which means GOD. Yes, that is how ancient African Peoples, aka Negroes, were referred to originally. It is in this spirit of this word that this magazine has been named. NGR Magazine International seeks to enlighten people about the positive, respectful meaning of NGR…in the spirit of humanity.