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Black Women Need to Take Back the Hair Industry

AFRICANGLOBE - The Black hair care market is at least an $684 million industry (Mintel 2012). Essentially none of that cash makes it back to the Black community. A walk into your local beauty supply stores will typically reveal a slew of brands that are Korean-owned.

How Western Oil Companies Deliberately Fuel Wars And Conflict In Africa

AFRICANGLOBE - On the initiative of a young Winston Churchill, the British government had taken a stake in BP and the Royal Navy switched its fuel from coal to oil. With fuel-hungry ships, planes and tanks, oil became "the blood of every battle".

African King Declared The Richest Person In Human History

AFRICANGLOBE - When we think of the world’s all-time richest people, names like Bill Gates, Warren Buffet and John D Rockefeller immediately come to mind. But few would have thought, or even heard of, Mansa Musa I of Mali – the obscure 14th century African king who was today named the richest person in all history.