Welcome to the new website for Cardiff University's African Caribbean Society.
We celebrate the rich diversity and flavour of Africa and the Caribbean by organising social, educational and cultural events to engage the University and the local community as a whole.
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For people who don’t have time to bathe or access to fresh water, a South African college student has a solution: a shower gel users simply rub onto their skin. One small packet replaces one bath, and users never need any water. Ludwick Marishane’s inspiration was a lazy friend, but his invention will be a boon to people who live in areas where clean water is in short supply.
Inuit children at boarding school. The sign on the wall behind them reads, “Please do not speak Eskimo.” (1914)
This reminds me of how whole sects of complex Inuktitut dialects were wiped out by Euro settlers. There were hundreds of different and diverse dialects in Canadian Inuktitut languages alone, and a chunk of that was wiped out during early 20th century. That language is already on the brink of collapse (only 35,000 or so now loosely speak it).
They also took away not just their language, but their surnames, and replaced them with ID-numbers. As if taking their children and capturing them into residential schools (where they were systematically gaslighted, sexually abused and experimented on the regular) wasn’t enough, an Inuit child’s name was legit changed to something like “Annie E7-121.”
Renisha Mcbride was a 19 year old Black Girl from Michigan. On November 2nd, she was involved in a terrible car crash but survived. After the accident, she ran to the nearest house looking for help because her phone had died. She knocked on the front door and was shot in the face with a shotgun by the White Homeowner. After the murder, No Charges have been pressed against the White shooter and it is being called a justified Killing. Several Police officers and the Shooter’s lawyer have said that “He acted Properly” in shooting her. Don’t ever be fooled into believing that Racism is over.
Correspondent Stephen Gibbs travels to Bequia, a Caribbean island that is one of the few places in the world where whaling is permitted by the International Whaling Commission, and reports on the region’s long-standing tradition of living off the heavily protected sea creatures.
PRIOR TO BLACK AWARENESS 365….. MANY WERE TRYING TO EXIST IN MINDS THAT WERE SATISFIED WITH EURO -SIN TRICKS- … 90% OF THEIR YEAR WAS DOMINATED BY OTHERS CELEBRATIONS …10 % OF THE YEAR WITH LOW SELF ESTEEM MANY BARELY CELEBRATED OUR STORY!! IMAGINE HUMAN BEINGS THAT ARE TRAPPED IN THE MIND SETS THAT ARE NOT DOMINATED BY THINKING REFLECTIVE OF THEIR OWN CULTURE!!! ITS OK TO LIVE IN A MIND 100% RELEVANT TO OUR AMAZING STORY…. 3/5 TH’S OF A MAN/ MIND IS OVER!! MANY ARE NOT USE TO OPERATION ON 100% OF THEIR OWN REALITY…SO BUSY THINKING 90% LIKE SOME EURO BEING …WOW!!! #KnowYourHistory #KnowledgeIsPower #KnowledgeOfSelf #RBG