The Eye of Ra African Sorority and Fraternity Reading List

The Eye of Ra is an African Sorority and Fraternity founded in Washington, D.C. at the University of the District of Columbia. Initiation into the Eye of Ra includes adopting an African name, researching a part of African history then making a presentation on it, participation in a study group  As part of its Rites … More The Eye of Ra African Sorority and Fraternity Reading List

Emancipate Yourselves From Mental Slavery

Though widely associated with Bob Marley and his incredibly popular “Redemption Song” lyric, the phrase “emancipate yourselves from mental slavery” is a paraphrase from a speech by Marcus Garvey. In his comments during a speech entitled “The Work That Has Been Done” in November 1937 he said: “We are going to emancipate ourselves from mental slavery, … More Emancipate Yourselves From Mental Slavery