Travel and History
The Full list of the 100 Most Powerful Arab Women is now available.
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Black History Month in the United States had its origins in 1926, when the historian Carter G. Woodson and hisAssociation for the Study of Negro Life and History announced the second week of February to be “Negro History Week.” This week was chosen because it marked the birthdaysofAbraham Lincoln and Frederick Douglass, two key figures […]
While the Qur’an was first revealed to the Prophet Muhammad (Sallalahu Alayhi Wassalaam), an Arab, beginning in the year 610, its teachings would quickly spread to the rest of the world. In particular, Islam through trade would become entrenched in many empires of West Africa including but not limited to Mali and Songhai. In fact, […]
Mansa Musa, was the tenth King of the Malian Empire from 1312-1337. His 25 – year reign was described by Levtzion, a renowned Historian, as “the golden age of Malian Empire.” His control of gold mines and key cities in the Saharan trade route afforded him the wealth needed to attract the attention of the […]