Tenkamenin King of Ghana (1037-1075 AD) Through careful management of gold trade across the Sahara, Tenkamenin’s empire flourished economically yet his greatest strength was in government. He listened to his people and provided justice for all of them. His principles of democratic monarchy and religious tolerance make him one of the great models of African rule.
Emperor Bokassa at his Coronation. Bokassa was dictator of the Central African Republic from 1976-1979.In 1979, children protested over being forced to buy costly school uniforms from one of Bokassa’s wife’s factories. In revenge, he had 180 children arrested. where he and the prison guards clubbed the children. He personally smashed five children ’s skulls with his cane. He had himself crowned as emperor, and he spent one-third of the national budget on his initiation ceremony.
“In 1985, The Philadelphia Police ordered a bomb strike on a black organization living in the middle of a heavily populated black neighborhood. As the family members ran out of the burning house, they...
General Sickles entire "3rd Corps" flags flying and bayonets glistening in the sunlight was seen advancing to the Emmitsburg Road. Hancock recognized the significance of this ill-advised spectacle and remarked, "Wait a moment you will soon see them tumbling back."