DAMBE: The African Martial Arts of Nigerian Origin

By Ijamact

The name “Dambe” derives from the Hausa word for “boxe”, and appears in languages like Bole as Dembe. Dambe is a martial art of the Hausa people from Nigeria. It was also traditionally practiced as a way for men to get ready for war, and many of the techniques and terminology allude to warfare.

Military history of African Americans

By Ijamact

In every war fought by or within the United States, African Americans participated, including the Revolutionary War, the War of 1812, the Mexican–American War, the Civil War, the Spanish–American War, World War I, World War II, the Korean War, the Vietnam War, the Gulf War, the War in Afghanistan, and the Iraq War.