THE AFRICAN DIASPORA IN GREECE
June 21, 2021
In this jam-packed episode we look at Afro-Greek history and culture all the way from the Minoans to the present day! Did you know there is a town in Greece called Avato where the residents are historically black? Did you know the ancient Greeks refered to all Africans as ‘Ethiopians’ and the word Ethiopia comes from the Greek words for ‘burnt face’? All this and more coming right up!
CARIBBEAN HISTORIES REVEALED: 20TH CENTURY TRANSITIONS (NATIONAL ARCHIVES, UK)
At the time that this picture was taken, Antigua was under British Colonial rule. Its very existence proves that the British were content to let their subjects live in abject squalor, document it and send it back for filing.
MENELIK SHABAZZ JOINS THE ANCESTORS
Today we received the news that Director Menelik Shabazz had transitioned to become an ancestor while filming his latest movie, The Spirits Return, in Zimbabwe on 28 June 2021.
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