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Encyclopaedia Africana F October 31, 2020 FUNMILAYO RANSOME KUTI

British rulers of Nigeria had hoped that Funmilayo Ransome-Kuti could be an emblem of their “benevolent imperialism”. Instead she numbered among their most feared opponents—and was popularly known as the “Lioness of Lisabi”

Encyclopaedia Africana F September 16, 2020 DR FRANCES CRESS WELSING

white people in America could not cohabit peacefully with their black peers, because of a deep-seated jealousy of people with melanin and their embrace of racial supremacy to accommodate these feelings.

Encyclopaedia Africana F August 26, 2020 ANCIENT CITY OF FASIL GHEBBI (ETHIOPIA)

In the 16th and 17th centuries, the fortress-city of Fasil Ghebbi was the residence of the Ethiopian emperor Fasilides and his successors.

Encyclopaedia Africana F August 24, 2020 FILM: BLACK PANTHER (2018)

The African nation of Wakanda has flourished as one of the most technologically advanced countries in the world, led by T’Challa.

Encyclopaedia Africana F August 21, 2020 FAITH EVANS

With a music career spanning over two decades, Faith has released eight studio albums, with over 18 million albums sold and spawning over 30 singles.

Encyclopaedia Africana F August 8, 2020 FATS DOMINO

He will be remembered as one of rock’s earliest and most enduring stars, who helped break down color barriers in the music industry.

Encyclopaedia Africana F August 4, 2020 FELA ANIKULAPO KUTI

He was simply not interested in compromising his artistic creativity for money, even turning down a multi-million dollar offer from Motown.

Encyclopaedia Africana F July 13, 2020 FRANCIS BARBER

Bathurst sent Francis to school in Yorkshire for a few years, then sent him to become a manservant to the writer and doctor, Samuel Johnson at the age of 10.

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