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Fearless Black Female Warrior: Queen Nanny of the Maroons - Atlanta Black Star Diane Arbus, Warrior Queen, Woman Warrior, Art Brut, Tim Walker, African Diaspora, My Black Is Beautiful, Beautiful People, Beautiful Women

Ladies holding the traditional machete - sometimes referred to as cutlass - used as an everyday, multi-purpose tool in rural Jamaica.

Immigrants create armed gangs and patrol the streets in South Africa Xenophobia South Africa, European Tribes, Apartheid, Inner World, Folk Music, African, History, Face, Communism

South Africa descends towards a new apartheid | Alternative DNA

Police battled to contain a wave of violence in South Africa last night as gangs of migrants armed themselves with machetes to fight off anti-foreigner attacks by locals. Five people have died since vigilantes started looting and attacking shops owned by immigrants, mainly from other parts of Africa. Police fired stun grenades and rubber bullets as immigrant gangs confronted the vigilantes, and last night in parts of Johannesburg officers formed a human barrier to keep the two sides apart…

Rwandan Genocide « World Without Genocide - Making It Our Legacy Evil World, Forgetting The Past, Life Is Precious, Our Legacy, World Peace, Interesting History, Photojournalism, In This World, War

Brief Timeline of Events Leading to Genocide

August 1993 – Amidst increasing civil unrest, the Arusha Peace Accords are signed. This agreement calls for the establishment of a transitional government, the unification of the army and the arrival of UN forces to Rwanda. At this point, Hutu Power starts broadcasting Tutsi hate messages in the media, because it is felt that the Accords…

All the essentials - streetside store in Natitingou West African Countries, Essentials, The Essential, Old And New, Store, Places, Art, Souvenir, The World

All the essentials - streetside store in Natitingou

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There is a big black market for fuel in Bénin. Here you see a "gas station" next to the main road between Cotonou and Parakou in Bénin. The guy wasn't to happy about us filming. Refined Oil, Coca Cola Bottles, Big Bottle, Big Black, Gas Station, African Art, Affair, Guy, Earth

This is how smuggled refined oil is being sold in Benin. In big bottles, but also in small coca cola bottles for those who can't afford the big ones.

French troops backed by a helicopter traded fire with suspected rebels in a tense Bangui neighbourhood on Friday, as France's military chief arrived in Central African Republic to see how his troops are doing trying to stabilize the lawless country. Muslim Men, Christian Men, Social Trends, Persecution, Read News, Oppression, Current Events, Equality, The Neighbourhood

Muslim men organized in militias with machetes rough up a Christian man while checking him for weapons in the Miskine neighbourhood of Bangui, Central African Republic, Friday Dec. 13, 2013. A band of about a dozen Muslim men with machetes faced off against an equally large group of Christian youths.

In bush villages Maasai mainly dress with cotton sheets (Shúkà in Maasai… Making Clothes, How To Make Clothes, Tanzania, Kenya, Maasai People, Rift Valley, Great Warriors, Men Wear, Cotton Sheets

Maasai man wearing machete), Kajiado area, South Kenya

World Tour 2013 - 2014 - day 320 Since this place was not touristic at all people were very curious of photography and I could take a lot of portraits, which is my main interest in photography. When we got back to the small city by motorbike with the Maasai who helped me I could print a 30 pics selection which I gave to him. That's a good reason to use RAW+JPEG setting on the camera, otherwise fast printing is not possible. In bush villages Maasai mainly dress with cotton sheets…

Street Peddler in Cotonou Benin  #JujuFilms #StreetPeddler #Cotonou #Benin #Africa Cotonou Benin, Times Square, Africa, Street View, Marketing, Film, Places, Travel, Movie

Street Peddler

Street Peddler in Cotonou Benin #JujuFilms #StreetPeddler #Cotonou #Benin #Africa