Anatomy of Social Justice

“It is still true of the Negro in America, as it once was of the serfs of Europe, that city air makes men free, and this is true in more ways than are ordinarily conceived of. The great cities are now what the frontier and the wilderness once was, the refuge of the footloose, theContinue reading “Anatomy of Social Justice”

Liyabhubha Kodwa … Nothing Comes From Violence

The world is exploding, but whose world is it? Have the masses of impoverished people in Southern Afrika reached the level of disenchantment with the ruling elites that pushes them to really go beyond just looking? There is a tidal wave of social turmoil currently gripping much of South Africa these last few days, oneContinue reading “Liyabhubha Kodwa … Nothing Comes From Violence”

A New World Emerges Glistening

“None of us can control every situation we find ourselves in. What we can control is how we react when things turn against us. I have always seen failure as a challenge to pull myself up and keep going. A struggle is only one step in the long path we walk and dwellinjg on itContinue reading “A New World Emerges Glistening”

Reflections on the Spiritual Economy of a People

Five Elements of Invocation: Fire – Am : Awaken Qebsenuf Water – Nu : Awaken Hapi Air – As : Awaken Imset Earth – Ta : Awaken Duamutef Quintessence – Sa : Awaken Khephera !!! Chant: Am Nu As Ta Sa!!! We used to be a people of invocation. NATURAL MAGIK, scientific ingenuity, rainmakers, HEALERSContinue reading “Reflections on the Spiritual Economy of a People”

Stories written to music

24/08/2020 – Harare, Zimbabwe South Afrika, Afriphobia and the Psycho-economic Condition ( Written to Charlie Haden and Liberation Orchestra’s Time/Life, circa 2016) transcribed to Thandi Ntuli’s Indaba Is From as early as the year 2016, I have grappled with the idea of creating some sort of creative-cultural integration model or project for the southernmost partsContinue reading “Stories written to music”

Thoughtless Dancers to Dancing Thinkers

Please note that I wrote this in November 2014. I am only re-sharing here as I am moving some articles/notes/essays from one old blog into this one. Some of these will form part of the upcoming book, The House of Plenty. The CHI: Thoughtless Dancers or Dancing Thinkers? In his book Representing African Music: PostcolonialContinue reading “Thoughtless Dancers to Dancing Thinkers”

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