By Jitahadi Imara | Though misunderstood and misrepresented by the media and its opponents, the 1960s Black Power movement touched every aspect of American culture, and like the "New Negro" Movement of the 1920s, African Americans came of age, becoming self-determining and racially conscious. Black people- sharecroppers, unionists, welfare and tenants rights organizers, students, intellectuals, poets, musicians and singers and politicians-grounded in the ideology of Black Power, began to organiz
By Jitahadi Imara | One of the many attractive aspects of Kwanzaa, the African American holiday celebrated December 26th through January 1st, is its spiritual feature. Although Kwanzaa is not a religious holiday, it nevertheless has a spiritual dimension. One of the many attractive aspects of Kwanzaa, the African American holiday celebrated December 26th through January 1st, is its spiritual feature. Although Kwanzaa is not a religious holiday, it nevertheless has a spiritual appeal. Spiritualit
KWANZAA UNITY DECLARATION, 2011
AFTER THE PAN AFRICAN UNITY SUMMIT, DECEMBER 16, 2011
We, the undersigned collective leadership, commit ourselves to the items of agreement below. We ask you to join us if you and your organization are (a) committed to building the African Union and to contributing to the unification and development of Africa, (b) committed to assist and participate with the African Diaspora in joining the AU as voting members, and (c) committed to recognize Africa as your mother
African Union Diaspora Task Team Moves to Galvanize the African Diaspora
From KIPAS News & Notes:
Manufactured Maids, Mammies and Falsified History:
No White Help Wanted
by Dr. Maulana Karenga
With all due respect to our beloved, beleaguered, besieged and still-believing President, cottonland consciousness and practices are still with us, in life and literature, at sites of work and worship and at places of higher learning and lower pleasures, played out in scenes of racist and racialized understandings and interactions, even at the movies.....
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