Marcus Garvey Centenary 1887-1987 in the Jamaica Journal

August 17, 1987 was the centenary of Marcus Mosiah Garvey. To honor the milestone, the Jamaica Journal devoted their entire August issue to articles on Garvey. The thirteen articles included:… More Marcus Garvey Centenary 1887-1987 in the Jamaica Journal

A Call To The Ancestors by Cinque

A call to the ancestors:I meant my ancestors. I will call into the past. Far back to the beginning of time and beg them to come and help me at the judgment. I will reach back and draw them into me and they must come. For at this moment I am the whole reason they… More A Call To The Ancestors by Cinque

What is Egungun?

“Egungun Essence” Egungun, in the broadest sense of the word, refers to all types of Yoruba masquerades or masked, costumed figures. When used in its more specific, common sense, “Egungun” refers to the Yoruba masquerades connected with ancestor reverence, or to the ancestors themselves as a collective force. Inkscape 0.48 Portfolio Shop via Egungun Essence —… More What is Egungun?