And told God that I thank him every day
For having the wisdom and foresight to see
How important it was to put melanin in me.
(Paid link) When the highest god, Mpungu, had set the heavenly bodies and all things living in their places, he made a man and a woman and endowed them with reason. However, these two human beings did not as yet possess mutima, or heart. Mpungu then prepared to depart to his home. He called all…… Continue reading 3000 Years of Black Poetry by Alan Lomax and Raoul Abdul [Introduction]
They are messin’ with your mind Playing with your brain Wasting cosmic time Trying to drive folks insane They’re using mass confusion Trying to produce insane conclusions They are fakin’ hard core And they know it’s just an illusion They’re imposing their insanity On all humanity Do you think that’s they way it’s supposed to…… Continue reading Messin with your mind
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. at the shrine of Marcus Garvey in Jamaica. To King’s right is Amy Jacques Garvey, widow of Marcus Garvey and mother of his two sons. Marcus Garvey in convention. The following are lyrics to a song written by Marcus Garvey while he was incarcerated in Atlanta Prison. Listen to a…… Continue reading Keep Cool by Marcus Garvey
There’s No Place Like Home T-Shirt $22.99 http://www.cafepress.com/keyamsha Say! Africa for the Africans, Like America for the Americans: This is the rallying cry for a nation, Be it peace or revolution. Blacks are men, no longer cringing fools; They demand a place, not like weak tools; But among the world of nations great They demand…… Continue reading Africa For The Africans (poem by Marcus Garvey)
Hail! United States of Africa-free!
Country of the brave black man’s liberty;
State of greater nationhood thou hast won,
A new life for the race is just begun.
Yurugu by Marimba Ani is available for purchase here. The Yurugu Virus possesses the thinkingand behavior of the peopleWhen injected into the mindstupidity, ignorance and greedis exactly what you find.It attacks the lower nature,and infiltrates the soul,it turns people into puppets,the victims of control. Tell-lie-vision disseminatesYurugu’s point of view;it teaches sex and violence on HBOand…… Continue reading Eradicate the Yurugu Virus and Return to the Way by Nzingha Olabisima
(Livicated to Claude McKay) Since we must live, let it be like Deities Sacred and infinite in all our glory While beneath us squeak the mad and hungry vermin, Ignorantly they mock our deified lot. Since we must live, O let us nobly live, Allowing our precious energy to be revered In eternity; then even…… Continue reading Since We Must Live
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PDvJGw58V_M By W.A.S. Each time I attend at Liberty Hall I come away with the music of the Universal Ethiopian Anthem Ringing in my ears. The melody is a stirring one possessing the power and the grip of La Marseillaise. The last time I heard it rendered it roused me even more than on the… Continue reading THE UNIVERSAL ETHIOPIAN ANTHEM AND HOW IT CAME TO BE WRITTEN
break down the barriers of might we reverently implore.