Oath to the Ancestors by Ishakamusa Barashango

Oh Ancestors!!! Blacker than a thousand midnights. African ancestors!!! It is to you, we your children, give respect and honor. O Ancestors! We call upon You and welcome you in this place. Afrikan Ancestors! Let your presence fill this place. O Ancestors! Who have been purposely excluded from the history books, so that the world … More Oath to the Ancestors by Ishakamusa Barashango

AUGUST 13, 2016 MARKS 96 YEARS OF RED, BLACK AND GREEN

The Mhotep Corporation announced today its plans to make this August 13, 2016 the Reddest, Blackest and Greenest day ever. To this end, they issue the #RBGChallenge and invite everyone to celebrate the #RBG and “Wear Red, Black and Green on August Thirteen!!!” August 13, 2016 marks 96 years since the colors Red, Black and Green … More AUGUST 13, 2016 MARKS 96 YEARS OF RED, BLACK AND GREEN

WOMEN’S HISTORY MONTH: THE LYNCHING OF AFRICAN AMERICAN WOMEN BETWEEN 1870 AND 1957

by Marilyn Kai Jewett Many of us who are students of history know about the thousands of African American men who were lynched in this nation. However, most don’t know about the many African American women who were also lynched. A website dedicated to Henrietta Vinton Davis, a prominent and fearless leader in Marcus Garvey’s Universal … More WOMEN’S HISTORY MONTH: THE LYNCHING OF AFRICAN AMERICAN WOMEN BETWEEN 1870 AND 1957

ANNUAL SACRED LIBATION CEREMONY FOR OUR SISTERS: The community remembers Black women lynched

ANNUAL SACRED LIBATION CEREMONY FOR OUR SISTERS The community remembers Black women lynched PHILADELPHIA, Feb. 29, 2016 — Spiritually-conscious people of African descent will gather 3:00 PM sharp, Sunday, March 20, rain or shine, at Congo (Washington) Square, 7th & Walnut Streets in Philadelphia for the Third Annual Sacred Libation Ceremony in remembrance of the … More ANNUAL SACRED LIBATION CEREMONY FOR OUR SISTERS: The community remembers Black women lynched

AUGUST 13, 2015 MARKS 95 YEARS OF RED, BLACK AND GREEN

The Mhotep Corporation announced today its plans to make this August 13, 2015 the Reddest, Blackest and Greenest day ever. To this end, they invite everyone to celebrate and “Wear Red, Black and Green on August Thirteen!!!” August 13, 2015 marks 95 years since the colors Red, Black and Green were designated as the colors … More AUGUST 13, 2015 MARKS 95 YEARS OF RED, BLACK AND GREEN

ANNUAL SACRED LIBATION CEREMONY FOR OUR SISTERS: The community remembers Black women lynched in America

ANNUAL SACRED LIBATION CEREMONY FOR OUR SISTERS The community remembers Black women lynched in America Spiritually-conscious women and men of African descent will gather 3:00PM sharp, Sunday, March 29, rain or shine, at Congo (Washington) Square, 7th & Walnut Streets in Philadelphia for the Second Annual Sacred Libation Ceremony in remembrance of the 150 documented … More ANNUAL SACRED LIBATION CEREMONY FOR OUR SISTERS: The community remembers Black women lynched in America

REMEMBERING OUR SISTERS: BLACK WOMEN WHO WERE LYNCHED IN AMERICA

Second Annual Sacred Libation Ceremony in Remembrance on March 29, 2015 By Iya Marilyn Kai Jewett Last year while reading articles on a Black news website, I noticed a link to an article about Black women who were lynched. Being a student of history, I followed the link which led to another Black website and … More REMEMBERING OUR SISTERS: BLACK WOMEN WHO WERE LYNCHED IN AMERICA