Ethiopian 🇪🇹Emperor Haile Selassie at home in Bishoftu. Haile Selassie, the last Emperor of Ethiopia, ruled as King of Ethiopia (or negus) before being crowned Emperor in 1930. Photographed by Genevieve Chauvel. Born Tafari Makonnen, he served as regent for Zauditu from 1916 to 1930. After Zauditu’s death, he was crowned emperor of Ethiopia onContinue reading “Emperor Haile Salasie of Ethiopia”
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A PICTURE IS WORTH A THOUSAND WORDS : TWO STUBBORN AFRICAN REVOLUTIONARY ICONS UNRELENTING IN THEIR WAYS.
Anyone who knows about Fela Anikulapo-Kuti, and Thomas Sankara cannot help but be awestruck by the only two surviving photographs showing two of the most influential, and inspirational African legends in each other’s company. It is intriguing just imagining what their conversations must have been like. There was a dynamic magnetism of sorts which pulledContinue reading “A PICTURE IS WORTH A THOUSAND WORDS : TWO STUBBORN AFRICAN REVOLUTIONARY ICONS UNRELENTING IN THEIR WAYS.”