A Brief History of Slavery (Brief Histories)

A Brief History of Slavery (Brief Histories)

Jeremy Black Paperback, 2011, 320 pages Publisher: Robinson (18 Aug. 2011) ISBN-10: 1849016895A thought-provoking and important book that raises essential issues crucial not only for our past but also the pre...
pudding

Recipe – Orange Pudding

Ingredients:150 ml / (1/2 cup and 2 tablespoons) orange juice 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon 397 grams / (14 ounces) condensed milk 150 grams / (5 1/3 ounces) sugar to caramelize 4 eggs 5 unflavored gelati...
Didier Mauro

Didier Mauro – The Man Behind the Movies

From Cuban documentaries to teaching in the Seychelles, explore the journey of Didier Mauro, a genuinely extraordinary filmmaker with more PhDs under his belt than your average surgeon.A remarkable filmmaker,...
David André - Mayor of Victoria, Seychelles

David André – Mayor of Victoria, Seychelles

From musician and student to the political heights of his career, David André, current Mayor of Victoria, Seychelles, has lived a fascinating and often intriguing life, with a history that one might not expect ...
Sardines

Recipe – Grilled Sardines

Ingredients:2 dozen fresh sardines, washed and patted dry 1/2 cup olive oil salt and pepper to taste 2 pounds potatoes, peeled, cut into halvesHow to cook:Place the potatoes into a saucepan, ove...
Garrett Morgan

Garrett Morgan – Lifesaver and consummate inventor

Garrett Morgan is an inspiration from history thanks to his brilliantly inventive mind, numerous patents for life-saving inventions, and his tireless dedication to improving society. Though his efforts were lit...
Seychelles

Seychelles – A Tropical Paradise

A glorious archipelago of 115 islands, Seychelles is a tropical paradise in the heart of the Indian Ocean. This unspoiled and natural island escape lies just over 900 miles east of the African coastline and alm...
Kaleb Leday

Kaleb Leday – Accordion Master

There’s zydeco in the air again outside of Opelousas, Louisiana. Kaleb Leday, a 19-year-old accordion master, led the fifth Zydeco Capital Jam of the year on a hot summer Saturday at the St. Landry Parish Visit...
Elijah McCoy

The Real McCoy – An engineering prodigy

You may be familiar with the term “the real McCoy”, a phrase often uttered to denote originality and quality. However, did you know that the term is a reference to one of the most illustrious African-American i...