Monthly Archives: March 2015

Portraits: Former slaves in America

Originally posted on Afrocentric Confessions:
January 31st marked the 150th anniversary of the signing of the Thirteenth Amendment, which abolished slavery. To commemorate the occasion, new photos have been released showing some of the men and women who lived through that era…

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The widows of Boko Haram

Originally posted on Afrocentric Confessions:
Falmata Gana, widowed after members of the Islamist sect Boko Haram killed her husband in 2012, walks out of the small room she shares with 11 children. Maiduguri, northeastern Nigeria. Photo by Chika Oduah. December…

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