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Patrick Awuah wishes to change Africa’s future

Shared by Oral Ofori This piece was written Patrick Awuah Jr. pictured left; one of my greatest mentors and an individual I truly respect and admire a lot. One of my cherished hopes is to meet him in person, but until then I will continue to share his great ideas and words with the world. Patrick Awuah is the founder …

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Funerals in Ghana, Africa and the world

Funerals are traditional rites that date back to creation. For many cultures across the world, they form part of the rites of passage performed to usher the dead into the spirit world or the afterlife. Funerals are deeply rooted in creation as these rites started to be respected and performed right from the days of the biblical Adam and Eve, …

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BET Awards 2020: See who won at the BET Awards

The BET Awards, which honor Black excellence in entertainment and sports, were presented Sunday. A full list of nominees follows below. Best International Act Burna Boy (Nigeria) WINNER Innoss’B (DRC) Sho Madjozi (South Africa) Dave (U.K.) Stormzy (U.K.) Ninho (France) S.Pri Noir (France) Viewer’s Choice: Best New International Act Rema (Nigeria) SHA SHA (Zimbabwe) WINNER Celeste (U.K.) Young T & Bugsey (U.K.) …

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Why the United States must teach Black History at Elementary School level

Author of this piece, Idrissa N. Snider The real story of African people, being stripped from their native civilizations, cultural customs and practices to build the wealth flowing in America through the most egregious form of systemic economic and social abuse, is nearly non-existent in the American classroom. With the recent deaths of Ahmaud Arbery, Breonna Taylor, and George Floyd …

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Wanna learn about racism in America? Don’t watch “The Help”, watch these

Hello, and welcome to your first of many lessons in learning about racial inequality in the United States. As protests erupt, sparked by the death of George Floyd at the hands of police and fueled by years of systemic racism, you may be looking for resources to help you better understand why black folks are upset, angry, tired, fed up, sad, emotionally drained and …

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George Floyd’s son visits site where dad was killed: ‘We want justice’

The son of George Floyd addressed a crowd on Wednesday when he visited the scene of his father’s killing alongside other family members and the family’s attorney. Quincy Mason Floyd, who looked emotionally distraught, called for justice for his father and the indictment of the other officers involved in the incident. The Floyd family’s visit to the scene of the incident was …

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Meet Ghanaian lady who works as nurse at night and lawyer by day

Ghanaians on social media have been celebrating a woman who works as a lawyer and also a nurse at one of the country’s top health facilities. Elizabeth Owusua during the day pursues her dream of being a lawyer, helping people access justice but at night she goes to the hospital to serve as a nurse to save lives. Owusua reportedly had a childhood …

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Pennsylvania county votes to make racism “a public health crisis”

In a rather startling fashion, racism is now a public health crisis in Allegheny County, Pennsylvania after local authority voted 12 to 3 on a motion that was based on a 2019 report that said Pittsburgh had one of the worst quality of life for black people in the United States. The report compared access to public health services for different ethnicity …

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Power of “The Return Baptism” done at Assin Manso Slave River in Ghana

Please know, the Ministry of the Future (MOF) has played an important role in awakening the Ghana government; that is, Ghana Tourism Authority (GTA), to the historical and Prophetical significance of the African Diaspora Burial Site and Slave River at Assin Manso in the Central Region of Ghana. According to Dr. Maulana of the MOF, The ‘Year of Return’ 2019 …

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