It has been many months since I dropped a blog and in that time I decided to change my focus and use this blog to share my thoughts about life, politics, current events, Pan-Africanism and much more. In this vein I have waited to add my voice to the ongoing string of police killings of … More Anger, Protest and Power
Source: The Forward March Towards Pan-Africanism: Mass Based Participation
The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2014 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: A San Francisco cable car holds 60 people. This blog was viewed about 580 times in 2014. If it were a cable car, it would take about 10 trips to carry that many people. Click here to see the … More 2014 in review
The mighty beast of justice has been awaken in the people. Africans all over the world have become sick and tired of being the whipping posts of the oppressor. The oppressor in this case is the capitalists who control the majority of the world’s resources. Capitalism is an economic system which is generally defined as, … More Ferguson to Ouagadougou to Rio-“The People’s Protest”
Ebola is one of many challenges that face people of African descent on the continent and in the Diaspora. While, it is front and center on all traditional and new media outlets it is yet another issue that will not be resolved without Pan-Africanism. Defined at the “Total Liberation and Unification of Africa-Under Scientific Socialism” … More Ebola will only be destroyed by Pan-Africanism
Yesterday, the first patient diagnosed in the United State with Ebola made his transition to the ancestors. Immediately following his death there have been reports that he “lied” on his immigration documents upon entering the U.S. about if he had come into contact with anyone in Liberia who had Ebola. Mr. Duncan is a human … More Race, Class and Ebola!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Ebola has been wreaking havoc on West Africa since the outbreak began a few months ago. The Center for Disease Control reports that as of August 28th there are a total of 3069 cases suspected and confirmed. According to the CDC the likely hosts are bats with a 55-60% fatality rate with the virus being transmitted … More Ebola: African Lives Matter Too!!
Americanah-Africa’s Brain Drain.
The book Americanah by author Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie (http://chimamanda.com/books/americanah/) is a great read for anyone who wants to dig into the challenges that continental born Africans face when immigrating to the Western World. It tackles the concept of race and racism in a world where it is often a taboo subject or the writer … More Americanah-Africa’s Brain Drain
Kwame Nkrumah the first president of independent Ghana and one of the most revered Pan-Africanists set the bar high for Pan-Africanist for years to come. Over 57 years after the independence of Ghana, when Dr. Nkrumah declared that “Ghana’s Independence was meaningless without the total liberation of Africa”; Pan-Africanists are organizing conferences, demonstrations, speaking, organizing … More 2014 Kwame Nkrumah International Conference