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Historical Connections; Spiritual Signs: Sugar Minott, Buju Banton & Gregory Isaacs

November 2, 2010

Sugar Minott, Buju Banton and Gregory Isaacs have the month of July in common. Sugar Minott passed away on July 10, 2010, while Buju Banton was born on July 15, 1973.  Gregory Isaacs shares the same day of birth as Buju Banton, being born on July 15, 1951. Each day mentioned corresponds with other major events in world history: July 10 […]

Beyond The Number 13: The Messiah, The Freedom Party & The Metaphysics Of Black Political Empowerment

October 28, 2010

The number 13 has been associated with persons of African ancestry throughout their existence on the planet earth. The number 13 was not tainted with any sentiment of fear on the part of the ancient Africans but was an expression of their being in harmony with the natural order. In Ancient Kemet there existed alongside the […]

Alton Maddox, Charles Baron, The Freedom Party & The Metaphysics of Black Political Empowerment

October 23, 2010

On August 16, 2010, the New York Freedom Party made history by securing over 43,500 signatures to achieve ballot status in the state of New York. While obtaining the 43,500 signatures is an accomplishment worth noting, it is not the end of the fierce sense of urgency by its members and supporters. In response to not […]

Christopher Columbus & The Genesis Of The Maafa: The Arrival of Isfet

October 11, 2010

The celebration of Christopher Columbus’ achievements is a continuation of the machinery of falsification of  the world’s memory and consciousness, where his expedition is incorrectly described in the annals of history as a “discovery” and “beneficial to human-kind“. Christopher Columbus was born in 1451 in Genoa, Italy and died on May 20, 1506 in Spain. The arrival of Christopher Columbus […]

Spirituality, Divinity & The Earthly Kingdom: The Number 13 & The Quest For Black Political Empowerment

October 3, 2010

The pursuit of political power and the study of the discipline of politics, despite its secular appearance is an act to restore the Godhood within people of African ancestry. By extension politics and political activity is a reflection of a people’s spirituality. Spirituality in the words of the Malawian theologian Harvey Sindima, is “the organizing logic of a […]

Maat, Imhotep & Rituals of Peace: Authentic Models Of Conflict Resolution In African Culture

September 20, 2010

Peace is central to the constitution of the individual African person as well as to the foundation of the overall society. In African society, peace for the individual and the general community were pursued simultaneously, with each effort complementing one another. The relationship between the individual and the community in African thought are inextricably intertwined and is best expressed by the dictum […]

Glenn Beck, The Art Of Spiritual Desecration Of August 28th Part V: Summoning The White Man’s God

September 4, 2010

The number of those who attended the “Restoring Honor” rally are in dispute with estimates ranging from 87,000 to 500,000 and more. The strength of this event will and cannot be measured with the numbers of those who actually attended but in the number of sympathizers who support the aims of Beck’s agenda as well […]

Glen Beck & Elias Abuelazam Conspiracy By Numbers:The Ritual Desecration of The 1963 March On Washington Part IV

August 28, 2010

Both Glenn Beck and Elias Abuelazam embody a meaning of the day “August 28th” that is antithetical to the interests of people of African ancestry. The new meaning of” August 28th” was forged by the pursuit of justice on the part of the persons of  African ancestry and their supporters of  good will in other communities. Events have occurred on “August 28th” […]

To Abbey Lincoln(August 6, 1930 -August 14, 2010): A Poem for Aminata

August 16, 2010

Your songs nursed the revolutionary soul, searching for liberation movement rhythms  In the spirit we will applaud you with  private concerts as the music plays and Our memories weave between “would of “, “could of”, “I was there when she sang at…”  “do you have that album?” Colliding worlds of the real, fantasy and the yet to be I didn’t know you […]

The Spirit of Sankofa: Etana’s Song “Roots”

August 9, 2010

  Reggae female artist Etana’s song “Roots” is an anthem for the survival as well as the ascendancy of African culture through the commitment of and to the youth. The song is from her 2008 “The Strong One” album.  The title of the song as well as the symbols and cultural references seen in the video, display […]