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

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Marcus Garvey and the Ancestral African Sovereignty Imperative

Guest post by Mungu MWARIAMA KAMAU· SUNDAY, MARCH 19, 2017 “I will call into the past, far back to the beginning of time and beg them to come and help me … I will reach back and draw them into me and they must come, for at this moment, I am the whole reason they have … More Marcus Garvey and the Ancestral African Sovereignty Imperative

Rhythm by Marimba Ani

Transcription of a spoken word performance extracted from the track “Saturn” on the CD 2000 Black — Ascension for expansion. This originated in the Book “Let the Circle Be Unbroken” by Dona Richards (Marimba Ani) Soul is the essence of the human in the African view. It was our soul that was traumatized by slavery. … More Rhythm by Marimba Ani