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Encyclopaedia Africana S April 24, 2021 SHOCK G

Gregory Edward Jacobs
25.08.1963 – 23.04.2021

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Encyclopaedia Africana S April 21, 2021 UNITED NATIONS CONDEMNS SEWELL REPORT

“In 2021, it is stunning to read a report on race and ethnicity that repackages racist tropes and stereotypes into fact, twisting data and misapplying statistics and studies into conclusory findings and ad hominem attacks on people of African descent,” the UN Working Group of Experts on People of African Descent.

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 S March 31, 2021 The Sewell Report (Commission on Race and Ethnic Disparities: The Report)

“For some groups historic experience of racism still haunts the present and there was a reluctance to acknowledge that the UK had become open and fairer.” – Tony Sewell

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Encyclopaedia Africana S March 21, 2021 SHAKA ZULU

Shaka’s actions became simultaneously more tyrannical, ruthless and bizarre as power concentrated in his hands.

Encyclopaedia Africana S March 8, 2021 SAMORA MACHEL

“Personalities and fame pass; revolutions must remain.”

Encyclopaedia Africana S March 6, 2021 STACEY MCKENZIE

“I’m Jamaican, you know we always have 10 jobs. We are go-getters. We just want to do everything under the sun.”

Encyclopaedia Africana S February 28, 2021 SARAH FORBES BONETTA

Less than a year after she arrived, however, young Bonetta developed a cough believed to be caused by the climate of Great Britain.

Encyclopaedia Africana S February 26, 2021 SHIRLEY BASSEY

On July 4, 2005, Kanye West introduced Shirley to a new generation of fans when he sampled “Diamonds Are Forever” for his hit, “Diamonds From Sierra Leone”.

Encyclopaedia Africana S February 20, 2021 SIDNEY POITIER

“Charm them, son, into neutral,” his mother once told him. And that’s what he did, in New York City.

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