Originally posted to Lucumi by Runoko Rashidi, we present the obituary of John Henrik Clarke. The complete original can be found at http://web.archive.org/web/20041014213827/http://www.cwo.com/~lucumi/clarke3.html THE GLOBAL AFRICAN COMMUNITY H I S T O R Y N O T E S JOHN HENRIK CLARKE’s AUTOBIOGRAPHICAL OBITUARY By DR. JOHN HENRIK CLARKE Posted by RUNOKO RASHIDI Posted…… Continue reading Obituary of John Henrik Clarke
Before someone can devalue another’s humanity they first must have contempt for their own.
The quote below is from the documentary A Great And Mighty Walk on the life of legendary scholar and teacher Dr. John Henrik Clarke. History is a clock that people use to tell their political and cultural time of day. It is also a compass that people use to find themselves on the map of…… Continue reading John Henrik Clarke’s History is a Clock
Ad from Black Enterprise Jan 1983 The advertisement above from Black Enterprise Jan 1983 was published by the Black Owned Communications Alliance. It shows a little boy seeing a hero that has a different look from himself. How can a child see the world as it really is when the world it sees does not…… Continue reading What’s wrong with this picture?
Melanin is essential for having deep knowledge of the symbol because melanin is capable of absorbing a broad spectrum of energy frequencies or data.
August 2020 was 100 years since Marcus Garvey and the U.N.I.A. held a plebiscite in New York City. 20,000 people attended the signing of the Declaration of Rights of the Negro People of the world on August 13, 1920. Ice Cube got a lot of attention…a lot of publicity…but also a lot of opposition becasuse…… Continue reading The Contract With Black America (CWBA): Too Much Too Little Too Late
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“Characterizations of Ebonics as “slang,” “mutant,” ” lazy,” “defective,” “ungrammatical,” or “broken English” are incorrect and demeaning.” “What is important from a linguistic and educational point of view is not whether AAVE is called a “language” or a “dialect” but rather that its systematicity be recognized.”
It seems WEB Dubois was maligned by the New York Times in 1921. The paper claimed he believed Africans abroad could not live in the climate of Africa. He refuted that claim in an article in the Crisis Magazine. The odd thing about it? Dubois uses it as an excuse to attack Marcus Garvey. He…… Continue reading AFRICA FOR THE AFRICANS (By W.E.B. Dubois in the Crisis Magazine)
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…… Continue reading I defy anyone to prove Black people are being killed for Melanin (especially since melanin can be extracted from human hair)