As the first Black president exits office, rather than America being “post-racial,” Black people must walk around like the 1960s with signs blaring: “Black Lives Matter.” In addition, the late Supreme Court Justice, Antonin Scalia, advised Black students to attend “slower track” universities. And a Princeton University study concluded that a 20-year effort like the Manhattan Project (building the A-bomb to nuke Japan), is required to close today’s…
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.
In Part two of our talk with Big Frizzle, we discuss the impetus and objectives of specific tracks on his album Family First, Africa 4 Africans Edition.
A song inspired by Ayi Kwei Armah’s Two Thousand Seasons and the orisha Ogoun.
What’s up everyone, we’re back! For our relaunch we are happy to present our dialogue with Big Frizzle! Big Frizzle is a multi-talented lyricists, singer, writer, and student/teacher of African history and culture.
The Ruins of Empires – an epic poem. A story that follows the “Knowledge Seeker” through the course of human history, via astral travel and …
So what is a boçau? How did this revolutionary term become a pejorative name in Brazil?