Roland Martin is an American journalist, syndicated columnist, and author. He was born in Houston, Texas, and is the oldest of four children. Martin attended Texas A&M University, and later graduated from Jackson State University with a degree in mass communication. His caree...

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SVB Bank Collapses, Bitcoin Price Surges

The collapse of SVB Bank and the subsequent spike in crypto prices over the past 24 hours has created a chaotic atmosphere in the financial sector. The sudden and unexpected failur...

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  • Atlantis May Have Existed in Africa

    The legend of Atlantis is one of the most enduring mysteries of our time. It is a mythical island that is believed to have existed in the Atlantic Ocean, but many believe that it may have actually been located somewhere in Africa. In this post, I will explore why the legendary Atlantis may

  • Will Mondrich from Bridgeton Really Existed

    Bridgeton is Netflix’s second biggest original series ever, only behind the company’s other phenomenon, Squid Games. The Shonda Rhimes creation is a massive fan favourite – going into a season 3 premier perhaps this year. Even though fans and critics both adored the perio

  • Amapiano: South Africa’s Music Genre Taking Over the World

    In the mid-2010s, a genre of music emerged that was unlike anything else yet known. Combining elements from deep house, jazz, and lounge genres with piano synths and percussive basslines creates an unmistakable soundscape. This South African derived musical style has quickly become one of

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    The Olmec: Africa’s Lost Explorers?

    Discussions regarding the African ancestry of the Olmec people have been ongoing for centuries. This debate was catalyzed by the notable resemblance between the heads of the colossal stone sculptures found in the region, which often exhibit African features and are believed to be the repre