Africa

Fun Facts for Kids About Djibouti

First of all, you need to know how to pronounce Djibouti. Take off the “D” and say, “Ja-boo-ti.” If you want to sound more local, stress the last syllable. If you want to sound foreign or fit in with an English-speaking group, stress the first syllable and make the “t” sound more like a “d”. […]

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Why MLK Day Matters to Global Citizens in Africa

In order to fully understand the importance of Martin Luther King Day in Africa today, we need to acknowledge the significant influence that earlier leaders in the continent had in the making of the most important leader of black liberation in America. Martin Luther King in Ghana Retracing Dr. Martin Luther King Jr’s steps in

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14 Fun Facts About Nigeria for Kids

Nigeria, also known by its official name “The Federal Republic of Nigeria,” is one of 54 countries in Africa. With over 1.2 billion people, Africa is big. The size of the African continent is comparable to the size of India, Canada and the United States of America combined. Below are 14 Fun Facts About Nigeria For

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Celebrating the Multicultural Classroom with African Pop Music

It all started with a talking drum and one student’s interest in sharing this drum with his classmates. I seek to celebrate student-led learning. The talking drum was a launching pad for a lesson on African music and a tool to engage other students as leaders in the classroom. This ensemble performance featuring the talking

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