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Encyclopaedia Africana T October 9, 2020 BRITAIN’S INVOLVEMENT WITH NEW WORLD SLAVERY & THE TRANSATLANTIC SLAVE TRADE: BRITISH LIBRARY

Many of the enslaved Africans were branded with the initials ‘DY’, standing for Duke of York. They were shipped to Barbados and other Caribbean islands to work on the new sugar plantations, as well as further north to England’s American colonies.

Encyclopaedia Africana T September 30, 2020 TARAJI P. HENSON

In addition to acting in Hustle and Flow, Henson sang “It’s Hard Out Here for a Pimp” on the film’s soundtrack. The track won a 2004 Academy Award for Best Song, with Henson performing at the telecast.

Encyclopaedia Africana T September 22, 2020 TEDDY PENDERGRASS

After being pushed aside and in despair, unexpectedly and thankfully, in ‘83, another golden and much-needed opportunity came my way.

Encyclopaedia Africana T September 19, 2020 TASMANIAN GENOCIDE

“Death pursues the native in every place where the European sets foot.”

Encyclopaedia Africana T September 16, 2020 TUPAC SHAKUR

Both 1996’s All Eyez on Me and his Greatest Hits collection have been certified diamond, surpassing the ten-million mark and placing them among the top-selling albums of all time.

Encyclopaedia Africana T September 14, 2020 TAMLA ST.JOUR-HORSFORD

Tamla Horsford’s death was ruled an accident, the medical examiner finding that her broken bones and internal injuries were consistent with the result of a fall off a 14-foot-high deck after a night of drinking.

Encyclopaedia Africana T September 13, 2020 TASMANIAN ABORIGINALS & THE BLACK WAR

Before colonisation life was good,” “People had freedom over their territories, people were able to practice their culture, look after their country, look after their families, and were able to live in a society that met all their needs.

Encyclopaedia Africana T September 11, 2020 THOMAS SANKARA

His visionary leadership turned his country from a sleepy West African nation with the colonial designation of Upper Volta to a dynamo of progress under the proud name of Burkina Faso

Encyclopaedia Africana T September 7, 2020 TRAYVON MARTIN

His fateful walk to the convenience store for a bag of Skittles and an iced tea happened on the evening of February 26.

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