The Taíno

The Taíno were an indigenous people of the Caribbean. At the time of European contact in the late fifteenth century, they were the principal … More

The Nova Scotian Settlers

The Nova Scotian Settlers, or Sierra Leone Settlers (also known as the Nova Scotians or more commonly as the Settlers) were Black Americans who … More

Tecuitlatl

‘Blue-green algae, Spirulina geitleri, is a primitive aquatic plant that has no leaves, stems, or roots but contains chlorophyll. A … More

Emancipation Proclamation

The Emancipation Proclamation, or Proclamation 95, was a presidential proclamation and executive order issued by United States President Abraham Lincoln on January 1, 1863. It changed the … More

Down the Rabbit Hole – Epstein

To the socialites, celebrities and politicians who were friends and acquaintances with Jeffrey Epstein or hitched rides on Epstein’s private … More

Ruh al-qudus: “the holy spirit”

In Islam, especially Sufism, rūḥ is a person’s immortal, essential self — the “spirit” or “soul”. The Quran itself does not describe rūḥ as the … More