New Jerusalem

A “free town” formed by Africans who escaped slavery in Colombia

About an hour outside Cartagena, Colombia is a little town with a big history.  San Basilio de Palenque has about 3500 inhabitants and was formed by African slaves who escaped Spanish rulers 400 years ago. A hip hop group from the community is preserving that history with their music. Their Urban Voice is Kombilesa Mi.Continue reading “A “free town” formed by Africans who escaped slavery in Colombia”

Stories of black Americans, who fled to the USSR to escape race discrimination | RT Documentary

Hundreds of African Americans moved to the Soviet Union escaping racial discrimination in the 1930s. At home, African Americans faced a lack of prospects and restrictions which separated them from society. Fed up with constant prejudice, several hundred African Americans left the ‘land of dreams’ to live freely in the Soviet Union. 00:00 – Afro-RussiansContinue reading “Stories of black Americans, who fled to the USSR to escape race discrimination | RT Documentary”

Nazi prejudice and propaganda – the racist crimes against the “children of shame” | DW Documentary

After World War I, relationships between French occupation troops and German women were banned. But they happened anyway, and liaisons involving black soldiers produced a number of mixed-race children. Many were later persecuted by the Nazis. Around 100,000 French troops were sent to occupy Germany’s Rhineland region in 1920. About 20,000 of these soldiers cameContinue reading “Nazi prejudice and propaganda – the racist crimes against the “children of shame” | DW Documentary”

Truth Behind How Greeks Copied Ancient African Science To Create Astrology | The Breakdown

The new BET web series The Breakdown explores the lesser-known aspects of Black History and culture and presents it from an African viewpoint. In the first episode of The Breakdown, a recently-launched web series, host Klarity delves into a topic people in the world over consider on a daily basis — the zodiac. But this timeContinue reading “Truth Behind How Greeks Copied Ancient African Science To Create Astrology | The Breakdown”

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In the Book of Ezekiel in the Hebrew Bible, New Jerusalem (יְהוָה שָׁמָּה‎, YHWH-shammah,[1] or YHWH [is] there”) is Ezekiel’s prophetic vision of a city centered on the rebuilt Holy Temple, the Third Temple, to be established in Jerusalem, which would be the capital of the Messianic Kingdom, the meeting place of the twelve tribes of Israel, during the Messianic era.

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