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The Colored Regulars In The United States Army By Theophilus Steward
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On the American frontier, African American units of the U.S. Army - nicknamed "Buffalo Soldiers" by their Indian opponents - were renowned for their fortitude, courage, and ability to... More > handle difficult assignments. Despite such respect in the military, by the end of the nineteenth century Black civilians were still being subjected to Jim Crow laws, lynchings, and continuous discrimination. At this same time newspapers were reporting glowing accounts of the heroism of four Black regiments during the Spanish-American War. In an effort to bolster Black pride and stem the increasing racism of the age, Dr. T. G. Steward (1843-1924), chaplain of the U.S. Army's Twenty-fifth Infantry, requested and received permission from the army to publish this fascinating account of the Black soldier's military service in Cuba. After summarizing the African American contribution to all of the wars and conflicts leading up to the Spanish-American War, Steward concentrates on the war in Cuba.< Less
The Colored Regulars In The United States Army By Theophilus Steward
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On the American frontier, African American units of the U.S. Army - nicknamed "Buffalo Soldiers" by their Indian opponents - were renowned for their fortitude, courage, and ability to... More > handle difficult assignments. Despite such respect in the military, by the end of the nineteenth century Black civilians were still being subjected to Jim Crow laws, lynchings, and continuous discrimination. At this same time newspapers were reporting glowing accounts of the heroism of four Black regiments during the Spanish-American War. In an effort to bolster Black pride and stem the increasing racism of the age, Dr. T. G. Steward (1843-1924), chaplain of the U.S. Army's Twenty-fifth Infantry, requested and received permission from the army to publish this fascinating account of the Black soldier's military service in Cuba. After summarizing the African American contribution to all of the wars and conflicts leading up to the Spanish-American War, Steward concentrates on the war in Cuba.< Less
A Deadly Existence By Bill Richards
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The story that this book portrays, revolves around a life spent torn mainly between the two continents of Europe and Africa and bears witness to some brutal, and racist atrocities on both sides of... More > the Atlantic during the 1980’s. The South African conflict started in the early 60’s earnestly with the events at Sharpville and the communist led black power movement under the guise of the ANC grew at an astounding rate from this event onwards. The atrocities were committed during the years of apartheid by all sides and then by the criminal syndicates that arose and grew in strength during the years of reconciliation, when the ANC eventually came to power in South Africa.< Less
The Battle of Paardeberg: Lord Roberts' Gambit By Martin Marais
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The Anglo-Boer War (1899-1902) was fought between the tiny South African Boer republics and the mighty British Empire. For the British it was a foretaste of the devastating power of the modern... More > weaponry they would face in the First World War and they suffered a series of catastrophic defeats. In response Field Marshal Frederick Roberts initiated one of the most audacious manoeuvres of the war. His objective was to outflank General Pieter Cronjé and his Boer army which sat astride the route to the besieged town of Kimberley. The move would culminate in one of the bloodiest conflicts of the war, the Battle of Paardeberg. The outcome of the battle was far from certain for either man. Would it be Lord Roberts or General Cronjé who prevailed?< Less
A Deadly Existence By Bill Richards
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The story that this book portrays, revolves around a life spent torn mainly between the two continents of Europe and Africa and bears witness to some brutal, and racist atrocities on both sides of... More > the Atlantic during the 1980’s. The South African conflict started in the early 60’s earnestly with the events at Sharpville and the communist led black power movement under the guise of the ANC grew at an astounding rate from this event onwards. The atrocities were committed during the years of apartheid by all sides and then by the criminal syndicates that arose and grew in strength during the years of reconciliation, when the ANC eventually came to power in South Africa.< Less
America's Debt To The Black Man By Clayton Cowart
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Today America seems to be in a real turmoil, it almost looks as if everywhere you turn there is some type of conflict taking place between whites and blacks. No other ethnic groups seem to have such... More > an ongoing clash in the west, but the blacks and whites. America has in it several groups from all over the world; Hispanics, Europeans, Africans etc. Yet there seems to be only two groups at odds with one another regardless of what is done. This can be seen in the KKK, Black Panthers, Nation of Islam and the Skin Heads despite the name of the hate group it all boils down to one thing; Black and White. Why is there such a rivalry between blacks and whites in America; it goes back hundreds of years ago?< Less
America's Debt To The Black Man By Clayton Cowart
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Today America seems to be in a real turmoil, it almost looks as if everywhere you turn there is some type of conflict taking place between whites and blacks. No other ethnic groups seem to have such... More > an ongoing clash in the west, but the blacks and whites. America has in it several groups from all over the world; Hispanics, Europeans, Africans etc. Yet there seems to be only two groups at odds with one another regardless of what is done. This can be seen in the KKK, Black Panthers, Nation of Islam and the Skin Heads despite the name of the hate group it all boils down to one thing; Black and White. Why is there such a rivalry between blacks and whites in America; it goes back hundreds of years ago?< Less
Nickel Cross By Preller Geldenhuys
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NEW, REVISED EDITION The life and time of a Rhodesian Air Force combat pilot who followed his father's footsteps into aviation and fought in the Rhodesian / Zimbabwe war 1965-1980.Heritage is traced... More > from his grandfather's participation in the Anglo-Boer War 1899-1902, his father's involvement in East-Africa during the Second World War 1939-1945 and his survival in the Southern African conflict. The author flew a variety of aircraft and served as a Flight Commander on Hawker Hunter and Canberra aircraft, serving on No's 1 and 5 Squadrons of the Rhodesian Air Force. This true story< Less
The Challenge of Drug Trafficking to Democratic Governance and Human Security in West Africa (Enlarged Edition) By David E. Brown et al.
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International criminal networks—some with links to terrorism—both represent an existential threat to democratic governance of already fragile states in West Africa, and are using drugs to... More > buy political power, fray West Africa’s traditional social fabric, and create a public health crisis. Drug trafficking represents the most serious challenge to human security in the region since resource conflicts rocked several West African countries in the early 1990s; international aid to the sub-region’s “war on drugs” is only in an initial stage, and progress will be have to be measured in decades, not years.< Less
The Human Agent By Edward R W Makhene
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Most human beings are persons, and all persons are agents, made such by their intentional actions. The nature of persons, their rights and the laws by which they should be governed are critically... More > examined in this book, with Ubuntu, the African equivalent of personhood, used as an example; so is the nature of human action and the thorny question of free will. Morality is discussed from the point of view of prevailing ethical theories and practices, and from that of the conflict between sublime religious theory and its deplorable practice in most quarters. In contrast, the more commendable practice and equally reputable and dogma-free theory of humanism is presented. Ultimately, humanity is free to choose the path that it will follow, but the choice that it makes today will have telling effects on its progeny and the legacy that they will inherit.< Less

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Cardboard Cardboard By Patrick G. Redford
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