James Forten was an African American abolitionist and wealthy businessman. He was born a free man in 1766 in Philadelphia Pennsylvania. At the age of 8 James’s father died in a tragic boating accident, James then had to take on
Richard Allen was a founder and the first bishop of the African Methodist Episcopal Church. The AME church is the oldest African American church in the United States. Richard was a minister, educator, writer and leader. The AME church grew
Mama Africa – was the nickname for the South African Singer, Songwriter, Actress and United Nations goodwill ambassador. Miriam Makeba was also a civil rights activist, she fought against the white apartheid system in South Africa. Some of the musical
Richmond Barthé is an African American sculpture, he is most often associated with the Harlem Renaissance. Barthé was born in 1901 and died on March 5, 1989. He is best known for his portrayal of black subjects in his artwork.
Arthur Zang is 33 years old and from Cameroon. Arthur invented a medical pad that makes it possible to give heart examinations in rural areas. The Cardiopad is essentially a mobile electrocardiogram. He attended the Polytechnic University of Yaounde in
Dr. Luyaluka was on Africa Rise with Susan West. To view their discussion, click here.
Join fellow players in today’s global game: DiasporaTime To Play:1. Press ‘Cloud’2. Type DiasporaTime (case sensitive) 3. Press ‘Join A Group Game’4. ‘Main Menu’ then Start playing! * Note: all players must be logged in.
Global gaming app Here and Now: African Diaspora Trivia approaches first anniversary.
Creating an account, under the Options Menu, enables personalized play and newly released features!
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