(I wrote this essay in 2012 as South Africa was witnessing a reemergence of social movements that all agitated for divergent ideologies, the essay was meant to emphasize the efficacy of Black Consciousness in Southern Africa.) Black Consciousness Then, Now and In the Near Future: Getting the facts right It seems like every year in SouthernContinue reading ““As It’s Been Said Already, Let it be done””
This conversation between two of the most authentic Black artists is so powerful, so instructive, so wise.
One could say a lot about the unjust issue of how America has kept so many Black people imprisoned, many of who are actually innocent. But the story of Mumia Abu Jamal is not only unique because of his political opinion as well as his symbolic hold on the American consciousness. It is a travestyContinue reading “It is Time to Free MumiaAbu-Jamal”
“The Revolution being fought now is a revolution to win the minds of our people. If we fail to win this we cannot wage the violent one.” – Karenga Waking up this morning, I had planned to begin by re-reading the ‘Summary of Critique of the National Development Plan, March 2013‘, as well as partContinue reading “The Work of Repairing the Afrikan Mind”