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Study In USA: 2023 Harvard University MBA Boustany Scholarship for International Students The 2022 Harvard University MBA Boustany Scholarship is currently open for International Students interested in pursuing an MBA at The Harvard Business School. The Boustany MBA Harvard Scholarship is a fully funded award covering $102,000 (tuition for two …

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Remembering Prof. Akin Mabogunje, The Father Of African Geography

Remembering Prof. Akin Mabogunje, The Father Of African Geography

African urbanization scholars, everyday Nigerians, and policymakers have a responsibility to do more than just honor the man who pioneered modern building regulations. The African continent has a responsibility to Akin Mabogunje to work toward his goal of creating truly welcoming urban environments. In Kano State on October 18th, 1931, …

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Meroe in Sudan was the Capital of the Kushite Empire

Meroe In Present Day Sudan Was The Capital Of The Kushite Empire

Archaeological findings and historical documents have indicated that the ancient city of Meroe was the capital of the kingdom of Kush, which is now in present-day Sudan. Kush was a northern African kingdom whose influence spread between c. 1069 BCE and 350 CE. Although the wider region around Kush, which …

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The City Of Ile-Ife Was Paved By A Woman In 1067 BC

Although this might come to you as a surprise, there is well-documented evidence that the City of Ile fie, an ancient urban center, and the cradle of Yoruba civilization located in present-day Osun state, south-western Nigeria, was first paved by a woman around 1067 BC. Ile-Ife was first occupied at …

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Mali Was The Richest Empire In The World In The 14th Century

Mali In Africa Was The Richest Empire In The World In The 14th Century

While western and Chinese tech billionaires and captains of industries are considered some of the world’s richest men today, the title of the richest man that ever walked the face of the earth belongs to a little-known ancient ruler in a part of the world that is today associated more …

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Meet Valerie Thomas, Who Invented The Illusion Transmitter In 1976

Meet Valerie Thomas, Who Invented The Illusion Transmitter In 1976

Valerie Thomas worked with NASA from 1964 until 1995 in a number of roles, including developing real-time computer data systems, conducting large-scale experiments, and managing numerous operations, programs, and facilities. Thomas’ team led the development of “Landsat,” the first satellite to relay photographs from space while overseeing a project for …

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Meet James E. West, Who Co-Invented The Electret Microphone In 1964

Meet James E. West, Who Co-Invented The Electret Microphone In 1964

James Edward Maceo West’s work revolutionized how people around the world hear and transmit sound. In 1962, West, then a Bell Laboratories research scientist, collaborated with his colleague Dr. Gerhard M. Sessler to develop the foil electret microphone.  Until then, most microphones, which convert sound into an electrical signal, required …

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Story Of Alexander Miles Who Invented Automatic Elevator Doors In 1887

Story Of Alexander Miles Who Invented Automatic Elevator Doors In 1887

Alexander Miles, who contributed to the elevator industry, was a late-nineteenth-century African-American inventor who broke down racial barriers in the United States. Miles created an elevator that could open and close its own doors and the elevator shaft doors. The doors would move automatically when the elevator arrived or left a …

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The Brutal Waco Lynching Of Jesse Washington

The Brutal Waco Lynching Of Jesse Washington

For over three centuries, violence and white supremacy have coexisted in the United States. This was how whites maintained economic, social, and political dominance over blacks in particular. Though emancipation resulted in the abolition of chattel slavery, blacks were no fewer victims of racism’s oppression. It could be argued that …

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How Ancient Africans Helped Civilize The Cave Men

How Ancient Africans Helped Civilize The Cave Men

The original, the founders of civilization, the mothers and fathers of Humanity, and the initial people on earth were the Black (Melanated) Man and Woman. Europeans, or Caucasians, are a later addition to the human race. There was most likely not a single Caucasian on the planet 10,000 years ago. …

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