The history of Africa and the African Diaspora is rich and endless. Please take the time to conduct your own research to learn more, or visit the following websites for fascinating facts and information on the history of the nations, people and cultures of Africa and the Diaspora:
Did you know...
Columbia, South America has the third (3rd) largest population of people of African descent in the western hemisphere, behind the U.S and Brazil?
In 1792, 1200 freed slaves who'd left the U.S. and settled in Nova Scotia, Canada, chose to leave the Western world for the "Province of Freedom" --a place we now know as Freetown, Sierra Leone, West Africa?
The Underground Railroad extended as far north as Canada, such to as Windsor, Nova Scotia and Vancouver, and as far south as Mexico and the Caribbean Islands?
The majority of the world's chocolate supply is grown in West Africa?
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