A Encyclopaedia Africana October 10, 2020 ARETHA FRANKLIN

Celebrating having her 100th R&B-charted single with “Rolling In The Deep (The Aretha Version),” making her the first woman and fourth artist in history to have done so, Aretha says, “I recorded it in between doing shows on the road so it was hectic – and I’m very happy with everything on this project.

A Encyclopaedia Africana October 10, 2020 ALVIN COLE

The prosecutor reviewing Alvin’s case revealed on October 7 that Mensah will not be charged for his death.

A Encyclopaedia Africana October 3, 2020 August Browne: The Nigeria-born man who joined the Polish resistance

Frustratingly, the form does not say what inspired him to leave Nigeria, or make Poland his destination, so an adventurous spirit seems the likeliest explanation.

A Encyclopaedia Africana Listening Tree Poetry (LT) October 3, 2020 AUDRE LORDE

Audre was diagnosed with cancer and chronicled her struggles in her first prose collection, The Cancer Journals.

A Encyclopaedia Africana October 1, 2020 AFRICANS IN ARGENTINA

The Tango has deep roots in the former African kingdom of Kongo and is currently considered one of the world’s most beautiful dance forms.

A Encyclopaedia Africana September 26, 2020 ATATIANA JEFFERSON

She wasn’t doing anything wrong. I can’t even say ‘wrong place, wrong time,’ because she was in her house.

A Encyclopaedia Africana September 25, 2020 AIYANA STANLEY-JONES

Seconds after entering the house, where the grenade had caused Aiyana’s blanket to catch fire, Officer Joseph Weekley fired one fatal shot. It went straight through the child’s head.

A Encyclopaedia Africana September 24, 2020 ALESHA DIXON

Ofcom has, at the time of writing, received more than 1,900 complaints over an episode of Britain’s Got Talent in which Alesha wore a Black Lives Matter necklace.


Research uncovered “stories of girls as young as eight who were kidnapped and raped and infected with syphilis. Teenage girls were kept for sex and chained up at night to stop them running away.

A Encyclopaedia Africana September 14, 2020 AMILCAR CABRAL

Amilcar’s revolutionary theory was aimed at ending colonial domination, but he believed that this objective would only achieve “flag independence.”

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