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Sankofa’s Seeds

Sankofa’s Seeds   Five carefree children are depicted in this piece entitled ‘Sankofa’s Seeds.’ In Africa, Sankofa is a bird that flies in the air with an egg in its mouth looking backward, but yet flies forward. The bird looking back represents, giving thanks to our ancestors who have paved the way for us to have a better life. The ...

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Pharaoh’s Daughter

Although Solomon had many wives, his first recorded marriage was with an Egyptian (African) princess who was the daughter of Pharaoh. This Pharaoh who thus became Solomons father-in-law was a Tanite King. For a wedding present, he conquered the city-state of Gezer and presented it to his daughter (I Kings 9:16). The marriage of Solomon to Pharaohs Daughter followed the ...

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