Benjamin Elijah Mays, an American Baptist minister and civil rights leader, is credited with laying the intellectual foundations of the Civil Rights Movement. Mays taught and mentored: Martin Luther King Jr, Julian Bond, Maynard Jackson and others. He was the 6th President of Morehouse College for almost thirty years.
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*Please excuse the links to these events as they are a poor telling of the harrowing events in which people, albeit black, were carelessly murdered for nothing more than being alive.
The Bantu-speaking people of southern Africa are believed to have migrated into the region roughly 2,000 years ago from western and central Africa. One of the first major civilizations in southern Africa was the vast and mysterious kingdom of Great Zimbabwe, which flourished between the 12th and 15th centuries.
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Major African Tribes
The major tribes in Africa with their approximate population.
- Arab – 100 million
- Berber – 65 million
- Hausa – 30 million
- Yoruba – 30 million
- Oromo – 30 million
- Igbo – 30 million
- Fula – 27 million
- Akan – 20 million
- Amhara – 20 million
- Somali – 15-17 million
- Hutu – 16 million
- Ijaw – 14 million
- Mandinka – 13 million
- Kongo – 10 million
- Shona – 10 million
- Zulu – 10 million
In Africa, there are about 3,000 tribes, speaking more than 2,000 different languages.
The current population of Africa is 1,315,548,161 as of Tuesday, September 24, 2019, based on the latest United Nations estimates. Africa population is equivalent to 16.72% of the total world population. Africa ranks number 2 among regions of the world (roughly equivalent to “continents”), ordered by population.
An ethnic group or ethnicity is a category of people who identify with each other, usually on the basis of a presumed common genealogy or ancestry or on similarities such as common language or dialect, history, society, culture or nation. Wikipedia
A race is a grouping of humans based on shared physical or social qualities into categories generally viewed as distinct by society. The term was first used to refer to speakers of a common language and then to denote national affiliations. By the 17th century the term began to refer to physical traits. Wikipedia