September 15, 2015

The Ishango Bone – Living Mathematics 20,000 years before Pythagoras

What do you know about the Ishango bone? It’s a mathematical artifact found in the Congo. Dating back to about 20,000 years ago, this bone is carved with simple notches that symbolize mathematical and astronomical notations that scientists are still attempting to understand. And there are others like it. Examples include the Thaïs Bone (12,000 years old, France), the Abri Blanchard Bone (27-34,000 years old, France), the Wolf Bone (30,000 years old, Czech Republic), and the Lebombo Bone (35,000 years old, Southern Africa). They’re all super-old, 100% Black-owned, highly mathematical, and worthy of your research. But I’ll make it easy.
September 14, 2015
Yasuke: The Real Black Samurai

Yasuke, the “Real” Black Samurai

The Real Black Samurai Back in 1977, there was a Blaxploitation film titled Black Samurai, starring Jim Kelly. It wasn’t really about nothin that gotta do […]
September 6, 2015

Wasp Venom: The Miracle Cure

Yes, it's gonna circulate. Because everyone wants to share a cancer cure. Why not? It's easy, and it just takes a click of your finger. Doing so might save thousands of lives! And at no expense! And everything on the internet is true, so there's no risk! It's not like the advice you're passing on might kill somebody who'se naieve enough to follow it. Oh wait, you mean that happens? Often? Dang.