Black History Boy – Black History Book for kids

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Black History Boy Black History Book for kids

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Black History Boy – Black History Book for kids

A new and informative children’s book, Black History Boy, based on the childhood of the black history explorer and hero of the Black Archaeologist animated series.  The Black History Book for kids deals with how and why as a young boy Black Archaeologist got interested in, and the reasons he made the teaching of the amazing history of black people all over the world his life’s mission.

Glossary of Black History Boy – Black History Book for kids

Ashanti:
The Ashanti (or Asante), are the dominant ethnic group of a powerful 19th century empire and today one of Ghana’s leading ethnic groups. They used female warriors in their army and in the Kings guard.
Masai:
The Maasai people live in southern Kenya and northern Tanzania. The Lion hunt is a historical practice that played an important role in the Maasai culture.
Zulu:
The word Zulu means “Sky”.
In the early nineteenth century a young Zulu prince, Shaka, came onto the scene and combined most of the Nguni tribes into the powerful Zulu Nation.

Yoruba:
Economically the Yoruba primarily engage in agriculture, with about 15% of the people employed as merchants or artists and craftsman.
Egypt:
The Great Sphinx and the Pyramids of Giza were built during the Old Kingdom. A unified kingdom was founded 3150 BC by King Menes, leading to a series of dynasties.

Sudan
What is now northern Sudan in ancient times was the kingdom of Nubia. Egypt and Nubia were ethnically and culturally similar.

 

Black In The Day – Nubian Gladiatress

https://youtu.be/API_dkbcFF8

A black Ethiopian gladiatress was one of the first females to fight in a Roman amphitheater before an audience of emperor Nero himself in 66 A.D. as an exhibit for the king of Armenia.

Matthew Henson – Black History Month

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Matthew Henson – Black History Month

Discovered The Top Of The World, The North Pole.

A black man named Matthew Henson, along with his fellow explorer, Robert Perry were the first to reach and discover the top of the world, the North Pole in 1909. Explorers had been trying and dying for centuries to accomplish this task. While most of Hensen and Perry’s party had to turn back because of the harsh Acrtic weather conditions, On April 6th 1909, Henson followed by Perry, finally reached their goal.  Black history month.

Note (The two explorers; Henson and Perry are buried side by side in Arlington National Cemetery.)

1. – Forgotten NewsMakers, Matthew Hesson (1866-1955) First Person To Reach The North Pole.

MATTHEW HENSON (1866-1955) First Person to Reach the North Pole

2. Matthew Henson By MaryAnn N. Weidt

www.alibris.com

 

 

Black Roman General

 

>Black Roman General

General Lusius Quietus And His Nubian Cavalry Unit

Lusius Quietus was the son of a Mauretanian chieftain,  who’s loyalty to Roman emperor Caligula during a (40 A .D.) uprising in northern Morocco, earned his family a gift of Roman citizenship in Italy.  In Italy the young Lusius joined the Roman army and was recognized and rewarded with an equestrian rank by emperor Domitian, but he was latter discharged for insubordination .
Upon emperor Trajan assuming the royal  throne, Lusius was reinstated into the legions and made commander of an auxiliary cavalry unit,  which distinguished it self in Rome’s victorious wars with Dacia in (101-102 A.D. and  (105- 106 A.D.) present day, Romania.  They’re gallantry in those wars will forever be Immortalize on Trajan’s Column, completed in 113 A.D. in Rome Italy.  His later exploits in service to Rome earned him the titles of senator, and governor.  Historians have theorized that the new Roman emperor Hadrian, had Quietus assassinated in ( 118 A.D.) out of jealousy for his popularity amongst  the Roman citizens and army.
Black Roman General, Lusius Quietus and his Nubian cavalry unit will be making an appearance in the new episode of the black web series, Black Archaeologist  ‘Way Black In Time #6’.
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Queen Of The Congo – black web series

Queen Of The Congo.

Warrior Princess.

Upon the death of her father, the king, African queen Llinga of the Congo empire located in Central Africa) and her legions of female warriors, lead a revolt in 1640, to end the Portuguese domination of their kingdom.

These warrior women were, as was their custom, trained in the use of weaponry such as axes, swords, bows and arrows, and also in the knowledge of battle strategy and tactics from the time they were little girls, not unlike the young Spartan boys of ancient Greece. So dedicated to the art of war were this ladies, that they even sheared off a portion of their breast , so as to better facilitate aiming their arrows. This, was the unyielding militaristic enthusiasm that finally made the war wearied Portuguese sue for peace.

The Queen Of The Congo, Llinga and her women warriors will be making an appearance in the new episode of the black web series, Black Archaeologist  ‘Way Black In Time #5’.

For additional information on queen Llinga, check out these web pages.

1. – The Amazons Chapter Vll: Amazons of Africa     http://www.sacred-texts.com/wmn/ama/ama08.htm