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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 […]

The Number 13 & The Quest For Black Political Empowerment

September 29, 2010

The 13 founding members of the CBC. Standing L-R: Parren Mitchell (MD), Charles Rangel (NY), Bill Clay, Sr. (MO), Ron Dellums (CA), George Collins (IL), Louis Stokes (OH), Ralph Metcalfe (IL), John Conyers (MI), and Walter Fauntroy (DC). Seated L-R: Robert Nix, Sr. (PA), Charles Diggs (MI), Shirley Chisholm (NY), and Gus Hawkins (CA).(*Wikipedia)   The number […]

Africans In Mexico: The Hidden History Of Mexico

September 16, 2010

Mexico celebrates its 200th year of independence on September 16, 2010:   “2010 is the year of the Bicentennial Celebrations in Mexico. This wonderful country is commemorating   200 years of Independence  from Spanish rule and 100 years of  its  Revolution that began in 1910 and toppled dictator Porfirio Diaz.” The prominent role that Africans played in […]

Peter Tosh: The Legacy Of A Revolutionary Artist

September 12, 2010

Reggae great and music pioneer Peter Tosh authored some of the most militant and conscious raising songs in music history such as “Get Up Stand Up”, “You Can’t Blame The Youth”, “Equal Rights”, “No Nuclear War” and “Legalize It” to name a few. His legacy as an artist has endured 23 years after his murder […]

BWA KAYIMAN: JOURNEY “4” LIBERATION

August 14, 2010

The Haitian Revolution owes its existence to the Bwa Kayiman ceremony that took place on August 14, 1791. This date is significant not only for what it “stands for” as the most successful revolt against chattel slavery, which led Haiti to become the first independent “Black Republic” in the western world.  The very date of Bwa Kayiman was a spiritually […]

Cosmic Symbolism & The Life Of Michael Jackson

August 17, 2009

This article will deal with some of the symbolic and numerological themes that have consistently appeared in the life of  Michael Jackson.  We will do this by identifying often unrecognized commonalities between MJ and some of the individuals  who have played a role in his career. The symbolic theme of  “boxer” and “father” can be observed with […]