Louis Armstrong in black face as King of Zulu - Louis Armstrong returned in 1949 to his hometown to be crowned king of the Mardi Gras. Members of the Zulu Social Aid and Pleasure Club, who had invited Armstrong, dressed in blackface as in a minstrel show, a parody of white attitudes toward black people. The fun ended for Armstrong, however, when the Carnival did. He bemoaned the segregation of his hometown and vowed not to return.
britishbattles.com He started apprenticeships Children over age 6 would became apprentice warriors, delivering rations, cooking supplies and weapons to real warriors. By the time children came of age, they were accustomed to being in battle surroundings and were more emotionally ready to fight. - See more at: http://afkinsider.com/57305/16-things-made-shaka-zulu-a-military-genius/10/#sthash.YZRNwMfI.dpuf
wikipHe differentiated soldiers Shaka Zulu had soldiers carry different colored or patterned shields, depending on their rank. In a troop of hundreds, this made it much easier for soldiers to know exactly where to go when forming the bull horn. - See more at: http://afkinsider.com/57305/16-things-made-shaka-zulu-a-military-genius/7/#sthash.dWZkHdh6.dpuf
Henry Cele --- South African actor famous for his chilling performance as Shaka Zulu in SABC's Shaka Zulu miniseries. Born in Durban, South Africa, he landed the role of Shaka in the miniseries after acting out the same role in a South African stage production of Shaka Zulu.