Marcia Stephens Bloom Bernicat (1957- )

"Image Ownership: Public Domain" Born in Tinton Falls, New Jersey in 1957, Marcia Stephens Bloom Bernicat earned a Bachelor’s Degree in history from Lafayette College in Easton, Pennsylvania, in 1975. Thinking she might teach overseas, Bernicat earned a teaching credential in social sciences at the … Read MoreMarcia Stephens Bloom Bernicat (1957- )

Bissau, Guinea-Bissau (1687- )

"Image Ownership: Public Domain" Bissau is the capital of the nation of Guinea-Bissau. It is located on the Geba River estuary on the Atlantic Ocean, on a peninsula that used to be an island. In 2007 its population was estimated at approximately 407,000 people.  Bissau … Read MoreBissau, Guinea-Bissau (1687- )

Amílcar Lopes Cabral (1924- 1973)

Image Ownership: Public Domain Amílcar Cabral, also known as Abel Djassi, was a leader in the struggle for independence in Guinea-Bissau and Cape Verde.  Cabral was a writer, agronomic engineer, and Marxist nationalist. He was born on September 12, 1924 in Bafata, Portuguese Guinea. His … Read MoreAmílcar Lopes Cabral (1924- 1973)