Daily Archives For Sunday, July 20, 2014

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Moms-Are-Boss.

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  Matriarchal social structures are a rather interesting example of the vast cultural diversity in mankind’s history. They are societies in which women, as opposed to men, are traditionally more important. Basically, its a woman’s,…

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War Rape

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  Psychological warfare was designed to beat an opponent without firing a gun. The idea was that you could get under an opposing army’s skin without ever having to actually engage them in combat, thereby…

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Lady Ruth Williams Khama

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Lady Ruth Williams Khama was Botswana’s first and most celebrated First Lady. Born on the 9th of December 1923. Hailing from Blackheath, London, the former WAAF ambulance driver was a clerk at Lloyd’s of London…

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Queen Nanny

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  Shrouded in mystery, the tales of one of Jamaica’s most revered national heroes comes to us only by word-of-mouth and scraps of surviving text. Born in 1685 in the Asante Empire – modern-day Ghana…

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Lira Mpolo

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  Lerato Mopalo – better known as Lira, her stage name – is a young South African singer born in Daveyton (Ekurhuleni) on the East Rand, in Johannesburg, South Africa. The young star was born…

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Yaa Asantewaa

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Yaa Asantewaa was the Queen-Mother of the Asante-Empire and one of Africa’s most iconic women. The Asante Empire was a powerful kingdom that sprawled over parts of modern-day Ghana, and is one of the most…

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Queen Anna Nzinga

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  Queen Ana Nzinga of the Mbundu people of Angola, neé Ana de Sousa Nzinga, is one of Africa’s most prominent monarchs. Born in 1583 to Kangela and King Ngola Kiluanji Kia Samba of the…

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