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Will Biden Admin Reverse Trump’s “Dangerous” Recognition of Morocco’s Occupation of Western Sahara?

Democracy Now! Published on Feb 5, 2021 President Donald Trump broke with decades of U.S. foreign policy in the waning days of his administration and recognized Moroccan sovereignty over Western Sahara, a territory the country has occupied since 1975 in … Continue reading

Inhofe Speaks on the Senate Floor about Western Sahara

Senator Jim Inhofe Dec 17, 2020

U.S. Recognizes Morocco’s Occupation of Western Sahara in Latest Betrayal of Sahraw i People

Democracy Now! Dec 11, 2020 We continue to examine the U.S.-brokered deal between Morocco and Israel to normalize relations. As part of the deal, the U.S. will become the first country in the world to recognize Moroccan sovereignty over Western … Continue reading

The Rise of the Trans-Atlantic Slave Trade in Western Africa, 1300-1589 (African Studies): Toby Green

The region between the river Senegal and Sierra Leone saw the first trans-Atlantic slave trade in the sixteenth century. Drawing on many new sources, Toby Green challenges current quantitative approaches to the history of the slave trade. New data on … Continue reading

Digital Collections – Libraries – Northwestern University -Africa Maps

Digitized Africa Maps from the Africa Maps

COVID’s Wake-up Call: Are Western Governments Failing Their People? | Amanpour and Company

Amanpour and Company Sep 16, 2020 COVID-19 is reordering our priorities and raising questions about how we can build better societies. In their new book “The Wake-Up Call,” top journalists at Bloomberg News and The Economist seek answers by examining … Continue reading

Hurricane Sally brings ‘historic’ flooding to southeastern US

FRANCE 24 English Published on Sep 17, 2020 Hurricane Sally uprooted trees, flooded streets and cut power to hundreds of thousands of homes and businesses on Wednesday as it brought what the US National Hurricane Center called “historic and catastrophic” … Continue reading

Western reactions to Benin bronzes | Civilisations – BBC Two

BBC Apr 10, 2018 Subscribe and to OFFICIAL BBC YouTube Stream original BBC programmes FIRST on BBC iPlayer Programme website: David Olusoga discusses Benin bronzes created from the 16th century in West Africa, and how these works … Continue reading

The Image of the Black in Western Art

Harvard University Press Dec 13, 2010 Harvard Professor Henry Louis Gates, Jr., describes The Image of the Black in Western Art, a project begun in the 1960s. Harvard University’s W.E.B. Du Bois Institute for African and African American Research and … Continue reading

The Image of the Black in Western Art | The Volumes

About the Books In the 1960s, as a response to segregation in the United States, the influential art patron Dominique de Menil began a research project and photo archive called The Image of the Black in Western Art. Now, fifty … Continue reading