“The creativity and pathology of the human mind are, after all, two sides of the same medal coined in the evolutionary mint …something has gone wrong …man is predisposed towards self-destruction. The search for the causes of that deficiency starts with the Book of Genesis and has continued ever since.” – Arthur Koestler, The Ghost InContinue reading “God Did This To You …”
One of the most influential books in my intellectual and activist life has been W.E.B. Du Bois’s The Souls of Black Folk: Essays and Sketches, published in 1903. This book not only opened my eyes wider to the challenge of racial justice but also endowed me with the tools I needed in order to discernContinue reading “Liberating voices from our past”
Freeing ourselves from psychological slavery is a daily task. Firstly we have to know how we are victims of this slavery, secondly we have to see ourselves as the primary agents of our own emancipation. The next step in my opinion, is we have to continually educate ourselves, our families and communities regarding our history,Continue reading “Truth Will Free We All, Including Our Leaders”
Esoteric Africa Masterclass: Afrikans In Science Fiction Facilitator: Menzi Maseko Organisations: Green Ankh Works/ CineCulture / Mercurial Africa Dates: 30 September 2017 (?) Time: 3pm Venue: Mangosuthu University of Technology (?) The Guideline: What is the purpose behind studying Esoteric African works? Which subjects did you do in high school and which institution did youContinue reading “My Presentation at 2017 Essence Festival”
http://www.asante.net/articles/1/afrocentricity/ “The Afrocentric paradigm is a revolutionary shift in thinking proposed as a constructural adjustment to black disorientation, decenteredness, and lack of agency. The Afrocentrist asks the question, “What would African people do if there were no white people?” In other words, what natural responses would occur in the relationships, attitudes toward the environment, kinship patterns, preferencesContinue reading “Revolutionary Ideas worth sharing”
We will be showing this film very soon in Durban. We hope that many of you come and view and discuss the issues it raises.
Sound Escapades from the indomitable Pan African Space Station.
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In due time, I shall write a review of these two important books that I hired from the Library. I will be using the appropriate language of IsiZulu, as they are written in that beautiful idiomatic and magical language, I may later translate or summarize my thoughts in English. Suffice to say, these books containContinue reading “Kuyoze Kube Nini?”