C Encyclopaedia Africana May 21, 2021 COMMONWEALTH IMMIGRANTS ACT, 1962

An Act to make temporary provision for controlling the immigration into the United Kingdom of Commonwealth citizens; to authorise the deportation from the United Kingdom of certain Commonwealth citizens convicted of offences and recommended by the court for deportation…


institutional racism, structural invisibility, and longstanding inequalities have disproportionately impacted people of African descent living in the UK. Therefore, the suggestion that family structure, rather than institutionalized and structural discriminatory practices are the central features of the Black experience is a tone-deaf attempt at rejecting the lived realities of people of African descent and other ethnic minorities in the UK.

C Encyclopaedia Africana March 18, 2021 CHEDDAR MAN

He is just one person, but also indicative of the population of Europe at the time,’ says Tom. ‘They had dark skin and most of them had pale colored eyes, either blue or green, and dark brown hair. Cheddar Man subverts people’s expectations of what kinds of genetic traits go together’.

C Encyclopaedia Africana March 1, 2021 CAMARA LAYE

During his stay in France, Laye came into contact with other African students and scholars, exposing him to such ideas as the Pan-Negro and Negritude which later influenced his writings.

C Encyclopaedia Africana February 23, 2021 CHUCK D

Even if Public Enemy never recaptures the popularity or vitality of its glory years, Chuck D.’s legacy is secure enough to keep him a respected voice on the American cultural landscape.

C Encyclopaedia Africana February 20, 2021 CLEAVON LITTLE

All told, Cleavon Little acted in ten movies made for TV, 26 TV series, and 25 feature films, and appeared as himself in ten Tony Awards® presentations, television documentaries, and quiz and talk shows.

C Encyclopaedia Africana February 20, 2021 THE CHURCH COMMITTEE

In 1973 the Senate Watergate Committee investigation revealed that the executive branch had directed national intelligence agencies to carry out constitutionally questionable domestic security operations, including COINTELPRO

C Encyclopaedia Africana February 20, 2021 COINTELPRO – GOALS

In the 1960’s, COINTELPRO’s targets frequently included civil rights activists, both those who espoused non-violence, like Martin Luther King, and those that Hoover referred to as “black nationalist hate groups,” like the Black Panthers.

C Encyclopaedia Africana February 19, 2021 COINTELPRO

Within one year of the formation
of the Black Panther Party, the FBI established a special counter-intelligence program called COINTELPRO, to neutralize political dissidents.

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