Regardless of “kum-ba-ya” accounts that media commentators get paid millions to peddle, this country was forged into a “puritanical superpower” by WASP men who thought and acted in the very despotic and swashbuckling “American ways” that Trump now loosely babbles and brags openly . . .
Nate Parker’s movie The Birth of a Nation has revived the question: What caused Nat Turner’s 1831 uprising? Turner, first of all, was not a deranged misfit who acted outside of a historical context of previous African freedom fighters.
Eyesis Star’s new album entitled K.R.E.A.M (Knowledge Rules Everything Around Me) is her first solo project release and covers a real life transition into what it means to be yourself in a world full of imitations.
It’s hard to believe that 40 years have passed since the historic Soweto student uprising that marked a watershed in the liberation struggle in South Africa, sparked by defenseless and courageous youth of whom over 1,000 were mercilessly gunned down by trigger-happy apartheid police. The martyrs of Soweto should never be forgotten by anybody who values humanity….
A song inspired by Ayi Kwei Armah’s Two Thousand Seasons and the orisha Ogoun.
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The ‘noteworthy’ duo, Uhuru (Cyclonious & Tha 4orce), are releasing an album sampler giving an insight into their remarkable sound.
In these writings Chinweizu highlights the process of forced ‘Arabization’ and anti-African genocide that has been taking place across Northern Africa for thousands of years.
While people who promote this sentiment are presenting themselves as “peace loving” people….; they are essentially stating their desire to continue the status quo, be it conscious or unconscious.