Marguerita Ragsdale (1948- )

"Image Ownership: Public Domain" Marguerita Dianne Ragsdale was born in April 1948 in Richmond, Virginia to Lillie and Vernon Ragsdale and raised alongside her five sisters on a farm in McKenney, Dinwiddie County, Virginia. After starting her undergraduate work at Virginia State University in Petersburg, … Read MoreMarguerita Ragsdale (1948- )

Djibouti City, Republic of Djibouti (1888- )

"Image Ownership: Public Domain" Djibouti City is the capital and largest city of the Republic of Djibouti.  Its contemporary population is estimated at 624,000, which is about 70% of the population of the entire nation. Located on the Horn of Africa, Djibouti was an important … Read MoreDjibouti City, Republic of Djibouti (1888- )

Addis Ababa Ethiopia (1886- )

Addis Ababa was the last imperial capital of Ethiopia and serves as the capital of the modern state of Ethiopia. Addis Ababa came into existence in 1886 as a mineral springs resort for Ethiopia’s royal family and nobility. In 1892, Emperor Menilek II (r. 1889-1913) … Read MoreAddis Ababa Ethiopia (1886- )