UPCOMING BOOK: Melanin Is Worth More Than Gold by Nnamdi Azikiwe #MIWMTG

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

Why Is August 13th World Melanin Day?

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?

Dogon Coded Wisdom: Sigi Tolo, Po Tolo and Emme Ya Tolo

“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

I defy anyone to prove Black people are being killed for Melanin (especially since melanin can be extracted from human hair)

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)

Isolation of melanin pigments 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

Melanin Is Worth More Than Gold: Works Cited

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

Incantation – Marimba Ani – 2000 Black

(Taught to me by Armah and Kambon) 2000 seasons of restless sleep beneath destroyers fragmented image.We used their imposed definitions to disconnect our consciousness.Lines drawn in denial of deeply textured soulsOkra/Ka/SeLife/Force/EnergyNyama. They knew as we sleptThat our spirit was more powerfulThan their white death. In our will-less sleep we have allowed the earth to be … More Incantation – Marimba Ani – 2000 Black

The 8000-year-old dugout canoe from Dufuna (NE Nigeria)

PETER BREUNIG Originally appeared in Aspects of African Archaeology: Papers from the 10th Congress of the Pan-African Association for Prehistory and Related Studies edited by Gilbert Pwiti and Robert Soper INTRODUCTION Boats are humanity’s oldest means of transport. Long before the invention of the wheel and cart, or of transport by animal, boats enabled not … More The 8000-year-old dugout canoe from Dufuna (NE Nigeria)

The #RBGChallenge!!! Wear Red, Black and Green on August 13 to Celebrate #RBG99: the 99th year of RBG

Happy #RBG99 Today, August 13, 2019, is the 90th day of the 90 Days of Hope campaign. We are spending the next 24 HOURS inviting millions of people worldwide to wear Red, Black and Green on Tuesday, August 13, 2019. Africa has a flag. The Red, Black and Green has been the flag of Africa … More The #RBGChallenge!!! Wear Red, Black and Green on August 13 to Celebrate #RBG99: the 99th year of RBG

The #RBGChallenge!!! Wear Red, Black and Green in 24 HOURS on August 13 to Celebrate #RBG99

LESS THAN 24 HOURS until #RBG99 Today, August 12, 2019, is the 89th day of the 90 Days of Hope campaign. We are spending the next 24 HOURS inviting millions of people worldwide to wear Red, Black and Green on Tuesday, August 13, 2019. Africa has a flag. The Red, Black and Green has been … More The #RBGChallenge!!! Wear Red, Black and Green in 24 HOURS on August 13 to Celebrate #RBG99

The #RBGChallenge!!! Wear Red, Black and Green in 48 HOURS on August 13 to Celebrate #RBG99

LESS THAN 48 HOURS until #RBG99 Today, August 11, 2019, is the 88th day of the 90 Days of Hope campaign. We are spending the next 48 HOURS inviting millions of people worldwide to wear Red, Black and Green on Tuesday, August 13, 2019. Africa has a flag. The Red, Black and Green has been … More The #RBGChallenge!!! Wear Red, Black and Green in 48 HOURS on August 13 to Celebrate #RBG99