“At this time I’d like to say a few word, especially to my sisters. Sisters, Black people will never be free unless Black women participate in every aspect of our struggle, on every level of our struggle.” – Assata Shakur For the longest time, I have comtemplated writing on the subject of women’s complex conditions,Continue reading “The Fear of Women”
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 conversation that turned into an argument on Facebook today, which was about the lyrical prowess of US rapper Jay-Z really got me thinking about Black aesthetics in a general sense. The debate was sparked by someone who said that they were alarmed at how much praise that Jay-Z gets for displaying a skill thatContinue reading “The Communal and Intellectual Properties of Afrikan Cultural Aesthetics (part 1)”
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”
02/04/10 United Against Truth “It is time the Obama lovers grew up. It is time those paid to keep the record straight gave us the opportunity to debate informatively. In the 21st century, people power remains a huge and exciting and largely untapped force for change, but it is nothing without truth. “In the timeContinue reading “Remembering What I Wrote 10 years ago”
Black Economic Power Matters: //https:www.youtube.com/watch?v=9b4g1leoWcU
This conversation between two of the most authentic Black artists is so powerful, so instructive, so wise.