BLACK HISTORY SPOTLIGHT: THE AFRICAN SAMURAI-YASUKE

Β  By: Leon Kwasi Kuntuo-Asare Origins Β  Yasuke is believed by some scholars to of come from the Yao people of modern-day Mozambique. Therefore some believe his name Yasuke derived from “Yao-Suke”, suke being a Japanese suffix added to a male name, so Yasuke most likely meant a man of Yao origin. There are varying accounts saying he could of … Continue reading BLACK HISTORY SPOTLIGHT: THE AFRICAN SAMURAI-YASUKE