Why Is August 13th World Melanin Day?

Melanin puts the “B” in RBG and the “Black” in Red, Black and Green.

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

Asili

Asili is the logos of a culture, within which its various aspect cohere. It is the developmental germ/seed of a culture. It is the cultural essence, the ideological core, the matrix of a cultural entity which must be identified in order to make sense of the collective creations of it members. — from page xxv…… Continue reading Asili

Utamaroho

Utamaroho is the vital force of a culture, set in motion by the Asili. It is the thrust or energy source of a culture; that which gives it its emotional tone and motivates the collective behavior of its members. Both the utamawazo and the utamaroho are born our of the Asili and, in turn, affirm…… Continue reading Utamaroho

Utamawazo

Utamawazo is a kiswahili term that refers to the culturally structured thought — or worldview — that is determined by the primordial essence of a people. It determines the way in which people are socialized to perceive, think and experience the world. If we are perceiving, thinking and experiencing the world as free people, then…… Continue reading Utamawazo

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