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

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

Keep Cool by Marcus Garvey

The following are lyrics to a song written by Marcus Garvey while he was incarcerated in Atlanta Prison. Listen to a version of this song courtesy Battle Cry for Cuba Zimbabwe here Keep Cool by Jahiti Brownfish and Denyse Pearson Suns have set and suns will rise Upon many gloomy lives; Those who sit around and say: “Nothing … More Keep Cool by Marcus Garvey