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Ancient Empires – History of Africa Part 1

Carthage, Egypt, Kush…these are just a few of the kingdoms and ancient empires of Africa that begin the story of Africa's history. In this...
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The Dark History of the Nobel Prize (They Prefer You Forget)

Last week the Nobel Prize Committee began announcing its 2021 recipients. The highly esteemed Nobel Prize is named after Alfred Nobel, a 19th-century Swedish...
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The Death of AQ Khan – REPOST –

Yesterday Abdul Qadeer Khan (AQ Khan) died in Pakistan after being hospitalized for COVID19. Khan is the man responsible for facilitating turning Pakistan into...
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Genocides at the End of History – The Ongoing History of...

In the 1990s, as communism crumbled and the Cold War ended, many in the western world celebrated the pending end of history. The term,...
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The Rwanda Genocide – 1994

The 1994 genocide in Rwanda is a stain on world history and international relations. At a time when the western world celebrated the collapse...
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The Silent Genocide – Guatemala’s Genocide of the Mayans

The Silent Genocide is the name given to the Guatemalan genocide of an estimated 200,000 Mayan people in Guatemala. In addition to the 200,000...
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Cold War Genocides – The Ongoing History of Genocide – Episode...

In part 7 of our podcast series Never Again, Again - The Ongoing History of Genocide, JB Shreve and Brian Butler look at four...
Genocides and Mass Murders Since 1900

Genocides and Mass Murders Since 1900

Our list and summary of genocides and mass murders since 1900 - constantly being updated. Throughout our research for the podcast series Never Again,...

Graveyard of Empires – Afghanistan

Afghanistan has long been the graveyard of empires. Throughout history, it seems every great empire and conqueror was enticed to the lands of Afghanistan. One...
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Evil Men – The Ongoing History of Genocide – Episode 6

When we think of genocide and evil, our minds seem to automatically go to Hitler and the stories we looked at from the holocaust...