Tag Archives: Black History

How Jamaica Conquered the World

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The small island of Jamaica has forged a new type of empire, an intangible realm of which there are no physical monuments. There is no official political or economic sphere of Jamaican influence but when it comes to popular culture its global reach is immense, far exceeding the reasonable expectation for a nation of just over 2.7 million people. For ... Read More »

The South African History Podcast

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Mark Groenewald tells the story of the rich history of South Africa. From the first humans that walked the earth to the Portuguese sailors that rounded the Cape to the present day. Nelson Mandela played a pivotal role in the recent history of South Africa but the podcast unveils some of the hidden truths and secrets behind the stories that ... Read More »