Six Word Story #126

Six Word Story #126

"Truth" is sometimes just silly shibboleth's. Inspired by a lot of what I've learnt in my history courses. A lot of what was widely believed as truth is often proven to be nothing more than popular beliefs with little or no actual evidence. It has a lot to do with social norms, the benefits of [...]

Black History Facts You Probably Didn’t Know

Black History Facts You Probably Didn’t Know

Really great information in this post- I would definitely recommend giving it a read.

Tiani Angela

Happy Friday everyone! I hope all is well with you all. I’m feeling pretty good myself. As we near the end of February also known as Black History Month, I wanted to share a few lesser-known and interesting facts about Black History. This is a month that reflects and pays tribute to the achievements of generations of African Americans.

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“Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that.” – Martin Luther King Jr.

1.) The Black population in the United States went from being 4.8 million residents in 1870 to 43.8 million in 2018.

2.) Black History Month was originally started and celebrated as Negro History Week in 1926 by Carter G Woodson. He chose the second week of February specifically because it covered the birthdays of Abraham Lincoln (February 12th) and Frederick Douglass (February 14th).

3.) The late…

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Sunshine Blogger Award #19

Thank you! I want to thank Kae for nominating me for this award and I want to apologise for taking forever to respond. I think she has a phenomenal blog where she posts about lifestyle, travel, wellness and more. Be sure to stop by her blog and check it out by clicking here.  Rules: Thank [...]

Ideal Inspiration Blogger Award #5

Thank you! I want to thank nabeela for nominating me for this award! She has an awesome blog and YouTube channel that you can check out by clicking here.  Rules: 1.Thank the person who has nominated you and provide a link back to his/her blog.2. Answer their questions.3. Nominate up to 9 other bloggers and [...]

Similarities Between Two Universities

University, Student Life and Similarities A few weeks ago I had the pleasure of connecting with a fellow university student blogger called Camille. She studies in a university in France and we began talking on a post I published about the courses I had taken last semester and she had actually taken some similar ones. [...]

The Liebster Award #15

Thank you! I want to thank Sana and Ashar for nominating me for this award. They have an amazing blog about lifestyle, health, travel and much more. Be sure to check out their blog by clicking here.  RULES Thank the blogger who nominated you and provide a link to their blog. Answer the 11 questions [...]

Mystery Blogger Award #6

Thank you! I want to thank Kim for nominating me for this award. She has an amazing blog with all things books that you should definitely go over and check out by clicking here.  The Rules: Put the award logo/image on your blog List the rules. Thank whoever nominated you and provide a link to [...]

Interesting People I’ve Learnt About

Why I Decided To Write About These Interesting People In Particular I had been meaning to do a post on the interesting people that I have learnt about in my classes so far for a while now. However, with everything going on right now I thought I would share some information about interesting African American [...]