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On this 22nd anniversary of the installation of a “new democratic South Africa”, BLF re-issues it’s “Revolutionary Call” and invites all BLACK PEOPLE who want freedom to its launch conference on 14 May 2016, in Soweto.  1,655 more words

The Great Awakening Part Nine – April 2016

Social Justice for the Black Woman

From her nipple,

Sweet nectar that nurtures the earth.

From her womb,

New life emerge!

With her arms stretched wide, 99 more words

A Woman's Perspective

Our Knees Are Soiled, Give Us Redemption

If the ground which we walk on could tell the story of its life

It would tell you about the black men and women who find their knees caressed by the pricking ground. 325 more words

The Troubled Young Adult

Zai is Forever

In one account of Queen Nzinga’s life, she writes, “…Friends may betray you, mansions and servants may go; but zai (Knowledge) is forever”. This is true, what you learn cannot easily be extracted from your mind and it is up to us as Black adults to teach our young queens and kings to love themselves and to know their history, before they learn to hate themselves and take part in a prevailing culture that downplays, ignores or misrepresents the Black people’s contributions and rich history. 179 more words

Speech: Blacker The World Becomes

“Blacker The World Becomes” Performed at Afrospeak 2/03/16

“A people without a positive history is like a vehicle without an engine. Their emotions cannot be easily controlled and channelled in a recognizable direction. 557 more words


Goodbye Slave Names!

I decided to go to Service Canada last week to begin the legalized change of my French slave name to a West African name. I searched long and hard and found new African names for me and my 2 year old son who is of African-Iranian descent. 194 more words

I Ni Ce!

I ni ce! I ni ce means “hello” in the Bambara language of Africa, spoken primarily by Malians (people of Mali). My paternal family that was enslaved and brought to Roseau, Dominica in the West Indies comes from Mali. 417 more words