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Thomas Fuller African ''slave'' And Mathematician.

[reunionblackfamily.com] Thomas Fuller, known as the Virginia Calculator, was stolen from his native Africa at the age of fourteen and sold to a planter. 226 more words

Americas

Malcolm X: Resisting colonialism | New York Amsterdam News: The new Black view

Having implemented the “back to Africa” philosophy from his Garveyite upbringing, along El Hajj Malik El Shabazz’s global travels he had personally met and formed alliances with “11 heads of state from Africa, Che Guevara and Fidel Castro,” reflects Malcolm’s comrade, Brother Abdullah Abdur-Razzaq, formerly known as Lieutenant James 67X in the Nation of Islam’s Temple No. 124 more words

Colonialism

Michael Oluwagbemi: Does African Philosophy Exist?

At the heart of most African Philosophy is the concept of communalism which is not socialism, communism, capitalism nor the other “isms” of the West. It is high time we market this unique brand of economic system: if capitalism legalized lobbying bribery of legislators in America, communalism should legalize gift-giving bribery in Nigeria. 187 more words

Socio-Politics

Africans in America/Part 4/"Diseases and Peculiarities"

If the white man attempts to oppose the Deity’s will, by trying to make the negro anything else than “the submissive knee-bender,” which the Almighty declared he should be, by trying to raise him to a level with himself, or by putting himself on an equality with the negro; or if he abuses the power which God has given him over his fellow-man, by being cruel to him, or punishing him in anger, or by neglecting to protect him from the wanton abuses of his fellow-servants and all others, or by denying him the usual comforts and necessaries of life, the negro will run away; but if he keeps him in the position that we learn from the Scriptures he was intended to occupy, that is, the position of submission; and if his master or overseer be kind and gracious in his hearing towards him, without condescension, and at the sane time ministers to his physical wants, and protects him from abuses, the negro is spell-bound, and cannot run away.According to my experience, the “genu flexit”–the awe and reverence, must be exacted from them, or they will despise their masters, become rude and ungovernable, and run away. 175 more words

Socio-Politics