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‘I’m Such A Failure Right Now’: Mother Pleads On Craigslist For...

AFRICANGLOBE - The way Tyshika Britten saw it, she had a choice. She could explain to children who still believe in Santa Claus that some years are harder for him than others. She could stand on the street with a sign and a bucket. Or she could turn to an unlikely place for help — Craigslist. She began typing. “I am a mother of six, 5 boys and 1 baby girl,” she began.

5 Reasons To Suspect Jesus Never Existed

AFRICANGLOBE- For centuries all serious scholars of Christianity were Christians themselves, and modern secular scholars lean heavily on the groundwork that they laid in collecting, preserving, and analyzing ancient texts. Even today most secular scholars come out of a religious background, and many operate by default under historical presumptions of their former faith. The notion that Jesus never existed is a minority position.

Christmas And Santa Clause: A Historical Review

AFRICANGLOBE - American and European history informs us that the celebration of Christmas was once banned in Britain and the North American colonies. This occurred in the early 17th century. The so-called Puritans in England considered the entire Christmas celebration as repulsively non-Christian. The Puritan Party under Oliver Cromwell in 1642 rendered all Christmas celebrations, religious and secular an anathema, and forbidden by Parliament.

The History Of Christmas And Its Pagan Origins

AFRICANGLOBE - Many people suffer from the misconception that Christmas is a Christian holiday. The earliest history of Christmas is composed of "pagan" (non-Christian) fertility rites and practices which predate Jesus by centuries. The truth is, in short, the real history of Christmas has nothing to do with Christianity.

Christmas, Chocolate and Child Slavery

AFRICANGLOBE - For many, Christmas is upon us once again. And like every other year chocolate will be sold in vast quantities. But unbeknownst to most consumers, some of the chocolate they buy will have partly been the product of slavery and child labour in West Africa.