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In Historic First, Two Powerful Women Flank U.S. President

In Historic First, Two Powerful Women Flank U.S. President

President Joe Biden’s address to Congress broke a historic glass ceiling on Wednesday, as two women – Vice President Kamala Harris and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi – sat behind the president for the first time in U.S. history. The seating arrangement carried a symbolic meaning for the advancement of U.S. women in recent decades, since […]

Zendaya Makes Emmy History

Zendaya Makes Emmy History

American actress Zendaya made Emmys history when she became the youngest woman to take home the award for best actress in a drama series – and only the second Black woman to do so. Zendaya, 24, won at the 72nd Emmy Awards for playing a teen drug addict in “Euphoria,” beating “Killing Eve” stars Jodie […]

Youth Day : The History

Youth Day : The History

United Nations and Youth In 1965, in resolution 2037 (XX), the General Assembly endorsed the Declaration on the Promotion among Youth of the Ideals of Peace, Mutual Respect and Understanding between Peoples. From 1965 to 1975, both the General Assembly and the Economic and Social Council emphasized three basic themes in the field of youth: participation, […]

Projecting Our Sheroes By Above Whispers – Joyce Hilda Banda

Projecting Our Sheroes By Above Whispers – Joyce Hilda Banda

Joyce Banda is a Malawian Politician, She’s the Former, First Female President in Africa and the second head of state after Queen Elizabeth II. She was vice president (2009–12) and President (2012–14) of Malawi. She started her career as a secretary, a well-known public figure in Malawi. She had served in various roles as a […]

Meet The Unheralded Women Who Saved Mothers’ Lives And Delivered Babies Before Modern Medicine

Meet The Unheralded Women Who Saved Mothers’ Lives And Delivered Babies Before Modern Medicine

The first time Onnie Lee Logan witnessed a birth she was but nine years old, peering through a crack in the wall as her mother delivered her nephew. She said that her mother would have killed her if she’d known Onnie was watching, but Onnie couldn’t tear her gaze from the scene. “I didn’t actually […]

Kára McCullough, Miss District Of Columbia, Crowned Miss USA

Kára McCullough, Miss District Of Columbia, Crowned Miss USA

When Miss District of Columbia Kára McCullough was crowned Miss USA 2017 on Sunday night, she made history. It was the second year in a row that a contestant from Washington, D.C. had nabbed the competition’s top honor. Described by contest officials as “one of the most intelligent contestants in recent memory,” the 25-year-old scientist […]

Meet Nigeria’s First Bobsled Team of Three Women On the Brink of Olympic History

Meet Nigeria’s First Bobsled Team of Three Women On the Brink of Olympic History

Nigeria’s first ever bobsled team, which comprises of three women battling the Canadian cold, and enduring the various challenges stands on the edge of history. The inspirational team has faced numerous challenges from the unforgiving weather to financial difficulties in the quest to compete at the 2018 Winter Olympics in South Korea. The team is […]

Great African Empires

Great African Empires

Africa is considered as the birthplace of human civilization, with the east African region of Nubia being regarded as the location of the Garden of Eden where Adam and Eve were born. Ancient Egypt is the most famous African empire that dominates the religious, scientific and anthropological spheres of study as it spearheaded writing, agricultural, […]

British Academics Angry At New GCSE Course

British Academics Angry At New GCSE Course

A new GCSE history course, said to teach students that Africans arrived in Britain before the English, has caused uproar among some British academics. The module, which will be offered by the Oxford and Cambridge examination board (OCR) from September, was created with academics from the Black and Asian Studies Association. It will cover new […]