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”
https://www.academia.edu/41598352/Osiris_Darwin_Einstein WE shall revisit the findings in the above essay soon. The writer deals with a lot of contemporary matters through the lens of the Ancient Egyptian worldview. Here is an excerpt: “Ancient peoples did not view time so much as a linear string of dates as we do in modern society. They viewed timeContinue reading “The Ancient Future Re-imagined: Anuk Ausar”
There is this intellectual tug of war between the Afrikan liberation activists. There are terms or titles that we give to each other, some are complementary while others are contemptuous. The multifaceted fragmentation of the Black population is acutely exacerbated by the power-structures and institutions that purport to control contemporary cultures. While Afrikans have culturalContinue reading “The Ancient Future Re-Imagined Again”
This conversation between two of the most authentic Black artists is so powerful, so instructive, so wise.
“If racial differences are the effects of geography and isolation, civilization, on the other hand, seems to be a product of contact and communication. Every civilization, in extending the area of human intercourse, has invariably brought about new concentrations of population and a new intermingling of races.” – Race Relations and World Economy, pp 144Continue reading “Racing The Jew: A Brief Exploration of the Zion concept and Black Jewishness”