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.
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.
…we posit the inherent liberalism and self-defeating tendencies which have laced most movements we know of today… Liberalism comes from Western philosophical thought which purports ALL social reality is created and defined by the “individual”, not the group. As a result, it is an ideology which promotes self-interest and gain.
September 12, 2015 is the 38th anniversary of the assassination of Steve Biko, and Dr. Julian Kunnie reminds us that Biko’s work is still yet to be done in spite of the mendacious narrative that liberation has come to South Africa/Azania.
A foundational aspect of building a nation is proper identity. With proper identity you are able to discern your purpose, interests, and objectives as a group. Unfortunately…
ABSTRACT: This is a brief study guide designed to engage viewing audiences of Haile Gerima’s film Teza in a critical analysis inspired by some of …
This is Akala’s analysis of the liberal response to The Human Zoo protest held in London.
This is an article published by Akala, U.K. hip hop artist, in the Huffington Post on September 16th, 2014. He is addressing the contradictions of an exhibition done by a white South African named Brett Bailey who is displaying African people in zoos in the name of “art”.
Freedom Rider: Charlie Hebdo: “Je Suis White People” by BAR editor and senior columnist Margaret Kimberley
A cursory glance at this map of French “conquests” and “territories” over the centuries, dispels the myth that France is a propagator of “Liberty, Equality, …