Afroamerican celebrities and their African names

What “Ghetto” Names Really Mean “Tinashe” –  Means “God is with us” in Shona ( An African language spoken by nearly 80 percent of people in Zimbabwe.) “Lakeisha” – A Swahili name meaning “favorite one.” “Ashanti” –  Name of a powerful African empire in West Africa. “Tanisha” – Hausa of West

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People and traditions of Benin

The Dendi are an ethnic group located in Benin, Niger, Nigeria and northern Togo. They are part of the Songhai people. Dendi is a Southern Songhay language of the Nilo-Saharan language family. The Dendi people are patrilineal because they believe all men share the same male ancestor. Dendi society is split into

The Akan Group

I’ve recently been reading about the different ethnic groups of Africa, so I thought I’d invite you guys along and share some basic facts. First up, we have the Akan people of Ghana 🇬🇭 and Ivory Coast🇨🇮. They’re 20 million strong and their language (Twi/Fante) is that of the

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N’GAME the Akan Goddess

N’Game – African Goddess of the Soul In Akan cosmology we learn about the triple moon goddess N’Game. She is not to be confused with the supreme Akan God Nyame. She is both Creatress and Queen, a goddess of divine authority and feminine empowerment. Her worship is ancient. She

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