While Africans can dominate in the world of MMA, kung fu flicks and the legacy of Bruce Lee mean people tend to correlate martial arts with Asia. It's more accurate to say that Africa isn't known for modern martial arts. In the video linked above, Home Team History explores the tradition of African martial arts and the various forms it took across the continent. If you're like me and enjoy fighting and history, give the video a watch.
Growing up in an Afrocentric household, one of my parents' most commonly spouted tidbits of trivia related to Mansa Musa and his immense wealth. "You know," they'd say, for the 46th time that month, "Mansa Musa was the wealthiest man ever. Even compared to modern millionaires." Mansa Musa was the Islamic ruler of Mali who… READ THE REST
Now that HBO Max has a veritable monopoly on the streaming rights for the Godzilla franchise, I've recently decided to go back and watch the film series. I have to say, of all of the goofy sci-fi concepts to get a facelift in the modern era, Godzilla has to exceed superheroes in terms of demanding a necessary… READ THE REST
Growing up Black in the West means that learning a narrow version of world history is inevitable. Even if you took AP classes in high school, the European perspective was always the main course in any history class. That isn't to say that understanding the nations and events that solidified Western dominance isn't valuable, but… READ THE REST
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