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aBantu Civilization : aBantu Wealth (A society of trillionaires)

aBantu Civilization : aBantu Wealth aBantu Wealth (A society of trillionaires) There is no other civilization that has produced and distributed wealth like the aBantu Civilization. They were a society of trillionaires. They were so wealthy that they did not need…

Calendar : Julian calendar

  Calendar : Julian calendar The Julian calendar, proposed by Julius Caesar in 46 BC (708 AUC), was a reform of the Roman calendar. It took effect on 1 January 45 BC (709 AUC), by edict. It was the predominant calendar in the Roman world, most of Europe, and…

Calendar : Gregorian (named after Pope Gregory XIII)

  Calendar : Gregorian (named after Pope Gregory XIII) The Gregorian calendar is the most widely used civil calendar in the world. It is named after Pope Gregory XIII, who introduced it in October 1582. The calendar spaces leap years to make the average year 365.2425 days long,…

Calendar : Khemet (Ancient Egypt)

  Calendar : Khemet (Ancient Egypt) The ancient Egyptian calendar was a solar calendar with a 365-day year. The year consisted of three seasons of 120 days each, plus an intercalary month of 5 epagomenal days treated as outside of the year proper. Each season was divided into…

Mary Kenner : Iconic Inventor

  Mary Kenner : Iconic Inventor   Image Credit: myspace.com Life Mary Beatrice Davidson Kenner (May 17, 1912 – January 13, 2006) was an African-American inventor most noted for her development of the sanitary belt. Racial discrimination prevented its adoption for thirty years. She was…

Tango : “A Black Affair”

Tango : “A Black Affair” Below: Afro-Argentine Fecundo Posadas the Tango dancing emperor in action Image Credit: youtube.com Tango is a dance that has influences from African, Native American and European culture. Dances from the candombe ceremonies of former slave peoples helped shape the modern day tango. The dance originated…

Taharqa : “The last King of Egypt”

  Taharqa : “The last of Egypt” Graphic Credit: Lisapo ya Kama Taharqa, alsospelled Taharka or Taharqo , was a pharaoh of the Twenty-fifth Dynasty of Egypt and qore (king) of the Kingdom of Kush (present day Sudan). Taharqa was the son of Piye, the Nubian king of Napata who had first conquered Egypt. Taharqa was also…

Hydroelectricity

Hydroelectricity   Graphic Credit: large.stanford.edu Hydroelectricity is electricity produced from hydropower. In 2015 hydropower generated 16.6% of the world’s total electricity and 70% of all renewable electricity, and was expected to increase about 3.1% each year for the next 25 years.   Generating methods   1.…

Galaxy

Galaxy Image Credit : .nbcnews.com   A galaxy is a gravitationally bound system of stars, stellar remnants, interstellar gas, dust, and dark matter. The word galaxy is derived from the Greek galaxias (γαλαξίας), literally “milky”, a reference to the Milky Way. Galaxies range in size from dwarfs with just a few hundred million (108) stars to giants with…

Constellation

Constellation Graphic Credit : institut-repere.com   A constellation is a group of stars that forms an imaginary outline or meaningful pattern on the celestial sphere, typically representing an animal, mythological person or creature, a god, or an inanimate object. Origins for the earliest constellations likely go…

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