Marcus Garvey declared, “we are going to emancipate ourselves from mental slavery, because whilst others might free the body, none but ourselves can free the mind. Mind is our only ruler; soverign.” in November 1937 during his speech “The Work That Has Been Done” given at Menelik Hall in Sydney, Nova Scotia. Bob Marley immortalized…… Continue reading Emancipate yourself from mental slavery
An enslaved mother beheaded her children rather than let them be sold. This was before Margaret Garner in 1856 who is fictionalized in Toni Morrison’s book Beloved.
The following comes to us from the Anti-Slavery Record volume I September 1835, Second Edition Number 9 in an entry entitled “THE DOCTRINE OF THE BIBLE IN REGARD TO SLAVERY:” This is evidence proving slavery is anti-Christian. Therefore, those who enslave others are the anti-Christ. Isaiah 58:6 – Break every yoke undo the heavy burdens and let…… Continue reading The Bible on slavery: if Slavery is anti-Christian are enslavers the Antichrist?
Marcus Garvey declared we are going to emancipate ourselves from mental slavery in November 1937. Bob Marley immortalized the phrase in song. We put it on a poster for all the world to see.
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
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…… Continue reading REMEMBERING OUR SISTERS: BLACK WOMEN WHO WERE LYNCHED IN AMERICA