Encyclopaedia Africana

Encyclopaedia Africana W April 14, 2021 WHITE FRAGILITY: THE GREAT REPLACEMENT CONSPIRACY THEORY

Politicians and political commentators have been key in mainstreaming the Great Replacement narrative by making explicit and implicit references to the conspiracy theory in their speeches, social media posts and policies.

A Encyclopaedia Africana April 14, 2021 ALT RIGHT: A PRIMER ON THE NEW WHITE SUPREMACY

Alt right, short for “alternative right,” is a repackaging of white supremacy by extremists seeking to mainstream their ideology.
The term emerged in 2010 and started to gain widespread traction in 2016.

D Encyclopaedia Africana April 11, 2021 DMX

Childhood trauma, he never escaped from it and it determined his path in life.

Encyclopaedia Africana U April 10, 2021 UK RECORD ON RACISM: UN EXPERT CONDEMNS ENTRENCHED RACIAL DISCRIMINATION & INEQUALITY IN THE UK (2019)

Ms. E. Tendayi Achiume is the fifth Special Rapporteur on contemporary forms of racism, racial discrimination, xenophobia and related intolerance. She was appointed by the Human Rights Council in September 2017 and took up her functions as Special Rapporteur on 1 November 2017.

Encyclopaedia Africana U April 10, 2021 UK RECORD ON RACISM: SIGNATORY TO THE INTERNATIONAL CONVENTION ON THE ELIMINATION OF ALL FORMS OF RACIAL DISCRIMINATION (1966)

Considering that all human beings are equal before the law and are entitled to equal protection of the law against any discrimination and against any incitement to discrimination.

B Encyclopaedia Africana April 10, 2021 BEVERLEY BRYAN

The British Black Panther Party (BBPP) sought to improve political and social conditions for the Black British community. It focused immediately on taking action against police brutality and the discrimination Blacks in Britain often faced in obtaining housing. The British Panthers often worked in coalition with other local groups which had similar goals.

Encyclopaedia Africana K April 7, 2021 KOFI ANNAN

On January 1, 1997, Kofi Annan became the Secretary-General of the United Nations. He served a second five year term beginning in 2002. Annan is the first Secretary-General to have been appointed from a UN staff position.

D Encyclopaedia Africana April 7, 2021 DAVID OLUWALE

“It’s a fitting legacy to an ordinary man, who will no doubt leave an extraordinary legacy,” Yinka Shonibare said. “We have to honour him with this small event and hopefully, if people can learn about history, and the mistakes of history, they won’t repeat them.”

Encyclopaedia Africana S April 5, 2021 SHEKU KANNEH-MASON

IN JUNE 2018, SHEKU RECEIVED THE MALE ARTIST OF THE YEAR AND THE CRITICS’ CHOICE AWARDS AT THE RE-LAUNCHED CLASSIC BRIT AWARDS, AND IN JULY 2018 BECAME THE FIRST ARTIST TO RECEIVE THE NEW BRIT CERTIFIED BREAKTHROUGH AWARD, HAVING SOLD OVER 30,000 COPIES OF HIS DEBUT ALBUM IN THE UK AND SURPASSING 100,000 ALBUM SALES WORLDWIDE.

Encyclopaedia Africana R April 5, 2021 ROTIMI

He also helped to found the organization Autograph: Association of Black Photographers.

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