Africans were performing many advanced medical procedures long before they had been conceived in Europe. Successful Cesarean section performed by indigenous healers in Kahura, Uganda. As observed by R. W. Felkin in 1879 from his article "Notes on Labour in Central Africa" published in the Edinburgh Medical Journal, volume 20, April 1884, pages 922-930.

Africans were performing many advanced medical procedures long before they had been conceived in Europe. Successful Cesarean section performed by indigenous healers in Kahura, Uganda. As observed by R. W. Felkin in 1879 from his article "Notes on Labour in Central Africa" published in the Edinburgh Medical Journal, volume 20, April 1884, pages 922-930.

No imagination, no questions, get to bed and talk to your imaginary friend and thank him for all the bad things that happened to you for a reason.

No imagination, no questions, get to bed and talk to your imaginary friend and thank him for all the bad things that happened to you for a reason.

Captain James Augustus Grant (1827-1892) travelling from Karagwe to Buganda. John Speke had, months earlier left a sick Grant in Karagwe. Grant would rejoin him in Buganda. Engraving from Journal of discovery of source of Nile by Captain John Hanning Speke (1827-1864), Africa, 1864

Captain James Augustus Grant (1827-1892) travelling from Karagwe to Buganda. John Speke had, months earlier left a sick Grant in Karagwe. Grant would rejoin him in Buganda. Engraving from Journal of discovery of source of Nile by Captain John Hanning Speke (1827-1864), Africa, 1864

Missionary groups such as the “Society of the Great White Fathers” often paved the way for European colonization of Africa by first uprooting the traditional religious faiths of the indigenous Africans.

Missionary groups such as the “Society of the Great White Fathers” often paved the way for European colonization of Africa by first uprooting the traditional religious faiths of the indigenous Africans.

Journal of the Discovery of the Source of the Nile by John Hanning Speke

Journal of the Discovery of the Source of the Nile by John Hanning Speke

Mtesa, King of Uganda - Stock Image

Mtesa, King of Uganda - Stock Image

A sorcerer at work in Uganda during John Speke's visit.

A sorcerer at work in Uganda during John Speke's visit.

Harriet Tubman  Underground Railroad Conductor and Women's Rights Advocate  Photograph of Harriet Tubman is labeled in the Library of Congress image as "nurse, spy and scout."

Women's Suffrage Picture Gallery

Harriet Tubman Underground Railroad Conductor and Women's Rights Advocate Photograph of Harriet Tubman is labeled in the Library of Congress image as "nurse, spy and scout."

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