Colonel Charles Young – The First Black Colonel of the U.S. Army

Charles Young was born on March 12, 1884.  He was only the third African-American to graduate from West Point and the first to reach the rank of Colonel.  In 1917 because […]

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The Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS)

In the early years of the blunder known as the Iraq War, Al Qaeda in Iraq originated from a Sunni extremist group called al-Tawhid wal-Jihad lead by Abu Musab al-Zarqawi. In the 90’s Zarqawi and his terrorist cell was a group of amateurs with more ideology than ability – the 1999 failed bombing in Amman, Jordan was proof of that.

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Ancient Egyptian Series- The Kushite King Piye

Piye was a Nubian King of what we know today as modern day Sudan, southern Egypt, and parts of Ethiopia. Piye’s life goal was to bring the original Egyptian religion […]

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Ancient Egyptian Series – Ramesses the Great

Ramesses the Great, was the third pharaoh of the Nineteenth Dynasty of Egypt within the period known as The New Kingdom. Ramesses grandfather came to power after the ruling pharaoh […]

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Plight of Christians in the Middle East

This is an archive post—  I wrote it a few years ago. Found it in an old notebook. Recent news of an unknown number of Christians held hostage by ISIL, makes this […]

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