It started nine months after a marker was placed at the grave of the Honorable Lady Henrietta Vinton Davis. As we prepared to conduct a Sacred Libation Ceremony in honor of the 148 Black women who were lynched in America the thought occurred to me: Melanin is a chemicalChemicals have dollar valueWhat is the dollar … More UPCOMING BOOK: Melanin Is Worth More Than Gold by Nnamdi Azikiwe #MIWMTG
August 13, 2017 2018 2019 2020 begins the 97th 98th 99th 100th year since Red, Black and Green were designated as the colors of all Black people. How does that day connect to melanin and why is August 13th World Melanin Day? From our perspective, it is simple. Melanin puts the B in #RBG and … More Why Is August 13th World Melanin Day?
Originally By Herb BoydManaging Editor, TBWT (The Black World Today) and posted there on Monday, 26 January 2004 “We lost the twin towers of African spirituality and intellectual development,” Dr. Leonard Jeffries said of Dr. Jacob H. Carruthers, Jr. and the Rev. Dr. Ishakamusa Barashango. “Jacob was one of our leading scholars and I was … More Transition of Twin Towers of Afrocentric Thought
My co-worker had just dropped me off. As we pulled up a group of youngins were swingin on each other. At first it seemed like they were playing. I realized they were serious when I got out the car and noticed one of them had a heavy ass vodka bottle in his hand. The one … More Let the Ancestors Speak
August 28, 1955 Emmett Till was murdered in Money, Mississippi. On December 1, 1955 in Montgomery, Alabama Rosa Parks took her seat and was determined not to give it up. Those events are three months and three days apart.
Today, November 7, 2019 marks nine months until the one-hundredth anniversary of the Red, Black and Green. We intend commencing on that date commence a new era giving birth to revival of thought and behavior among “Africans, at home and abroad.” We also emphasize that day as being designated “World Melanin Day.” We chose to … More RBG100 Begins in Exactly Nine Months
Prince was interviewed by Spike Lee for Andy Warhol’s Interview Magazine. Look at what he says about emancipation. FREEDOM: Something happens when you get emancipated. You approach life differently. You eat differently. You respect yourself more. You respect the gift you have been given. Everything has changed for me since I’ve changed my name. It’s … More REMEMBERING PRINCE From Interview Magazine
“Culture is coded wisdom.” — Nobel Prize Winner Wangari Maathai When the Washington Interdependence Council unveiled its prototype monument to Benjamin Banneker on February 15th, 2008 that was a significant enough event in and of itself. Then came the evening’s moderator, Actorvist Clayton Lebouef. He connected Banneker to the Dogon and their celebration of a … More Dogon Coded Wisdom: Sigi Tolo, Po Tolo and Emme Ya Tolo
To date no one has provided any proof to support the claims of melanin thieves. Furthermore, no one has shown why would it be necessary to kill people for melanin when melanin can be extracted from human hair SUSTAINABLY. In essence a person can cut their hair, sell it for the melanin content and then … More I defy anyone to prove Black people are being killed for Melanin (especially since melanin can be extracted from human hair)
Melanin Is Worth More Than Gold. Melanin can be isolated/extracted from human hair. Easily. So the whole melanin thieves, melanin harvesting, hoax/myth/urban legend can die an ignominious death. A.S.A.P. And people who are promoting the melanin stock market can give it a rest too. http://citeseerx.ist.psu.edu/viewdoc/download?doi=10.1.1.590.205&rep=rep1&type=pdf Isolation of melanin pigments from human hair j. c. ARNAUD … More Isolation of melanin pigments from human hair
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Works Cited Below is a list of works cited in the upcoming book “Melanin Is Worth More Than Gold: Is This The Era Of The Blessed Generation?” “2014-2016 Ebola Outbreak in West Africa | History | Ebola (Ebola Virus Disease) | CDC.” Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 27 Dec. 2017, www.cdc.gov/vhf/ebola/history/2014-2016-outbreak/index.html. Accessed 26 Feb. 2019. Lecture. Ambani LM … More Melanin Is Worth More Than Gold: Works Cited