What is Ubuntu?

The time has come for the human race to forget and cast behind it false concepts of how we came to be here on this planet and where we are headed as a species. Ubuntu is a Swahili word. Much has been made of the meaning of the word Ubuntu, a great deal of which … More What is Ubuntu?

3000 Years of Black Poetry by Alan Lomax and Raoul Abdul [Introduction]

from the introduction to 3000 Years of Black Poetry by Alan Lomax and Raoul Abdul 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, … More 3000 Years of Black Poetry by Alan Lomax and Raoul Abdul [Introduction]