Originally By Herb BoydManaging Editor, TBWT (The Black World Today) and posted there on Monday, 26 January 2004 “We lost the twin towers of African spirituality and intellectual development,” Dr. Leonard Jeffries said of Dr. Jacob H. Carruthers, Jr. and the Rev. Dr. Ishakamusa Barashango. “Jacob was one of our leading scholars and I was … More Transition of Twin Towers of Afrocentric Thought
Melanin has been studied for centuries. Oddly, Black people, melanin people, African people, in general, know very little about the substance which causes their physical appearance. For us to truly know ourselves, and accurately perceive the world around us, the study of melanin must be paramount. We need to become experts in melaninology, which we … More Melaninology: The study of melanin.
We saw on Twitter where someone said: “Ida B Wells may have coined the phrase “wh**e supremacy…” Real simple…real quick Ida B. Wells DID NOT coin the phrase “wh**e supremacy.” The need to legitimize Black people using a phrase that was not invented by us or for us shows the people pushing that agenda are fresh out … More A History of Wh**e Supremacy: Ida B. Wells Did NOT Coin The Phrase “Wh**e Supremacy”
Update: Since we first began documenting facts about melanin the number of scholarly articles has increased. In two three years’ time the number has increased by over 89,000 articles. That is almost 30,000 articles a year. The growth apparently is due to articles which were published at some time in the past being added to Google … More FACT: There are over 176,000 scholarly articles with the word “MELANIN” in them.