Nizwa Fort

The Nizwa Fort protected the Omani capital city. Today it showcases artifacts of the countries history as it is the most popular tourist site.  

AFRO-CENTRICITY

THIS ARTICLE FIRST APPEARED IN CAPITAL NEWSPAPER — ETHIOPIA’S BUSINESS WEEKLY AFROCENTRICITY BY ADJEI GYAMFI An important feature of Pan – Africanism This essay seeks to explain why the concept of Afro-centricity has been an important feature of the Pan-African tradition. Introduction Following the abolishment of the slave trade, Africans in the diaspora were faced…

Teotihuacan

I took a tour of Teotihuacan on Thursday. Today’s visit to the Museo Nacional de Antropología was more impressive because I had been there. At the museum there is an exhibit dedicated to this site.  The museum’s exhibit affords visitors the chance to view the site from a bird’s eye view. I was at the…

Museo Nacional de Antropologica de Mexico

After the Frida Kahlo museum, I plotted my next move. It took about 45 minutes to get there due to traffic, but the museum offered so much that it was worth it. Anthropology is the science of the origins, physical, and cultural development, biological characteristics, and social customs and beliefs of humankind. That’s a mouthful….

Yuri Kochiyama

Within the first couple of weeks after returning to Los Angeles I visited the Japanese American Heritage Museum. During my visit I learned about a woman, Yuri Kochiyama, whose visage was captured in a famous LIFE magazine picture of the assassination of Malcolm X. In fact, Yuri Kochiyama was holding Malcolm X’s head after he…