In order to raise the consciousness of our African brothers and sisters, we must understand and apply the Akan concept of Sankofa, which means that in order to move forward we first have to take a step back. In other words, before we can be prepared for the future, we must comprehend the past. Therefore, here is a partial list of just some of the thousands of past (and present) inventions, patents, improvements, discoveries, creations, and innovations by and pertaining to
This venerable event has been around now longer than most of Brooklyn's residents- celebrating 54 years and counting. It's full of wonderful, creative work from time honored and new artists – local and national. Interestingly enough, with June also being Black Music Month and Caribbean Heritage Month, there is a cross section of cultures converging on this tiny, yet highly signficant little part in Bed-Stuy – on Fulton between Lewis and Marcus Garvey Boulevards.
Scott Lee Cohen already had good presence among street workers getting petitions, but In a major boost for more street workers, veteran political activist Wallace "Gator" Bradley has signed on with an additional crew of grassroots street workers to help Scott Lee Cohen get the 25,000 signatures needed to make the ballot.
And Bradley seems to have secured a number of peop
In 1933, Carter G. Woodson published his classic book entitled, “The Mis-Education of the Negro.” The premise of his book was that Blacks need to be self reliant and not look for others to do for us what we can (and should) do for ourselves. Woodson thought that the dominant society was teaching Blacks to have an attitude of dependency and subservience, as opposed to controlling their own destiny and teaching their children the truth about the contributions Blacks made
Momma is somewhat schizoid, but that's what makes her normal.She walks cracked curbs on side street shores like a tight rope dividing two of her three natures. The third is so insugnifigant we won't bother to address it here. It's this fine line between being a domineering fag hag and a neo Victorian BDSM submissive.I can say that! I made her up.She's a composite, kind of like an alloy only more plasticI mean she unconsciously expresses the desire to have beautiful meaningless cuddly chat sessio
Good day and blessings.On behalf of our teenage generation who needs us more today than ever before, please consider supporting and / or participating in this event, and sharing this information among your circles of influence:Happy Black History Month, sisters and brothers, and those to whom it should concern:As my “calling" is to uplift the quality of life and learning for our young generation in a country and media-based society seemingly more intent on turning our children into prisoners and
My name is Jim Neusom. I'm an online entrepreneur and freelance journalist. I publish a bi-monthly online journal "The City Lights Reporter" that focus on Afrocentric and multicultural issues, people and technology. You can review some of my past articles at http://www.citylightssoftware.com/reporterindex.html.I hope the group accepts me as part of this esteemed community. I believe I can be a positive contributor to this online community in many areas but after you review this introduction, you