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Misc. African History

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Mali Empire
From howstuffworks.com, produced by Discovery
Mali empire was the second great empire in African history. Coming after the Ghana empire, they too became rich by taxing Muslims who traveled to their land to sell gold and salt. This one-minute video provides a brief overview of this land and its M... [more]
February 11, 2011 at 11:40 PM
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Ages: 10 - 18
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Battle of Omduran Part 2
From classroomclips.org, produced by A Moment in Time
In September 1898, Anglo-Egyptian--effectively British--control of the northeastern African nation of Sudan was secured by force of arms at the Battle of Omdurman.  (04:16)
June 28, 2012 at 12:18 PM
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Ages: 12 - 18
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Songhai Empire
From howstuffworks.com, produced by Discovery Channel
After the weakening of the Mali Empire, the new Songhai Empire arose. It was the third great empire in ancient Africa, and the people of the land followed Islam. The impact of this great empire can still be seen today. Learn more in this video clip f... [more]
March 12, 2012 at 09:14 PM
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Battle of Omduran Part 1
From classroomclips.org, produced by A Moment in Time
Sudan is located in northeastern Africa. It is the continent’s largest country and, in the late nineteenth century, Britain added it to its expanding colonial empire.  (04:24)
June 28, 2012 at 12:17 PM
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Ages: 10 - 18
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1985: "We are the World" African Famine Relief
From classroomclips.org, produced by University of Richmond-A Moment in Time
During the 1980s, the plight of famine-ravaged East Africa caught the attention of the world. Many entertainers banded together to raise funds for relief. The result: a single record and an album, “We Are the World.” (3:42)
June 23, 2012 at 04:21 PM
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Ages: 14 - 18
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Remembering Wangari Maathai, First African Woman to Win Nobel Prize
From YouTube, produced by PBS News Hour
Wangari Maathai, the first African woman to win the Nobel Peace Prize for her efforts to save Kenya's forests, died after a long battle with ovarian cancer. Maathai founded the Green Belt Movement to plant trees in hopes of helping poor, rural Keny... [more]
January 3, 2013 at 01:06 PM
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Ages: 11 - 18
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Precieuse: A Refugee's Story
From youtube.com, produced by Sacred Heart College
This video is an animated biographical story created by the children of the Three2Six school at Sacred Heart College. The story is the tale of an imaginary character named Precieuse and her story of what it is like being a refugee. (06:51)
April 7, 2013 at 04:00 PM
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Ages: 16 - 18
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Rwanda: The World Reacts
From history.com, produced by History Channel
In 1994, the international community is slow to end an African genocide. The United Nations ordered to reduce the number of troops helping aid the Rwanda people. Belgian soldiers would shred their UN berates in disgust that they couldn’t help the peo... [more]
June 22, 2012 at 01:01 PM
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Ages: 15 - 18
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Ugandan Independence
From history.com, produced by history channel
A report on October 9, 1962, from Uganda describes the country's celebration of independence from Great Britain. The East African region had been a British protectorate since 1894. (01:21)
October 5, 2012 at 03:14 PM
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Colonialism in Africa
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Colonialism in Africa. Edited for content so it's school appropriate. From the documentary Uganda Rising. (03:24)
March 6, 2012 at 09:33 AM
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