IntrodsuctionEight years ago while giving a lecture on "Changes, continuities and challenges of post-apartheid South Africa" I made a principled observation that no one individual or ethinc or political gorup can be given sole credit for "Freedom and Democracy" in South Africa of 1994, USA Indepdence of July 1776 nor 1964/1965 Civil Rights era victories. This meant that local, national,continental and global alignments and re-alignment of forces produce indivuduals, ethnic and political groups t
Eight years ago while giving a lecture on "Changes, continuities and challenges of post-apartheid South Africa" I made a principled observation that no one individual or ethinc or political gorup can be given sole credit for "Freedom and Democracy" in South Africa of 1994, USA Indepdence of July 1776 nor 1964/1965 Civil Rights era victories. This meant that local, national,continental and global alignments and re-alignment of forces produce indivuduals, ethnic and political groups
I do not Want Freedom.
I do not want it.
Freedom is who I am.
I am free.
I do not want to be me.
I am me.
Freedom is the way I be - being free.
Freedom is my being - a human-BEING-being-free.
I do not want freedom.
I am me being free, experiencing that there
are barriers to my experience of freedom -
and that I am the barriers -
I have a choice to die free or to live wanting
to be free and I choose what no one can give me - Wanting Freedom.
Most of us who want freedom want it for ourselve
Greetings Family,(Contact Information At Bottom Of Page)It's your friendly neighborhood "Digital Drummer" again (smile)As I've been writing about this all year long. Independent film and music producers are getting paid by marketing, and distributing their own projects direct to the Web.Thanks to the advent of high-quality home video cameras, low-cost video editing software, and the increased adoption of broadband and mobile media players; what used to be considered a dirty word in Hollywood, "D
The Obama Craze: Count Me Outby Matt Gonzalez‚ Feb. 27‚ 2008Part of me shares the enthusiasm for Barack Obama. After all, how could someone calling themself a progressive not sense the importance of what it means to have an African-American so close to the presidency? But as his campaign has unfolded, and I heard that we are not red states or blue states for the 6th or 7th time, I realized I knew virtually nothing about him.Like most, I know he gave a stirring speech at the Democratic National C
Greetings Family,(Contact Information At Bottom Of Page)It's your friendly neighborhood "Digital Drummer" again (smile)The following tutorial was sent to me by a sharp brother and recognized Digital Drummer... Anthony Stewart. Brother Stewart has a great website designed specifically to make technology simple (see http://www.theanthonyreport.com/)Below I have scaled down a fabulous tutorial, on how to create and upload quality videos to the web. If you're in the entertainment business, or lookin
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
Imagine the following - the nation Martin Luther King called "The Greatest Purveyor of Violence in the World Today" may brand democratic Venezuela a state sponsor of terrorism if extremist lawmakers on the Hill get their way.On March 12, George Bush accused Hugo Chavez of backing Colombian-based "terrorists" and using Venezuela's oil wealth for an anti-American campaign. He further claimed Chavez has a "thirst for power....of squander(ing his country's) oil wealth....of prais(ing a) terrorist le
THE PRESIDENT’S MESSAGE TO THE AFRICANDIASPORA 12/18/2010
Most beloved Sisters and brothers of WADU and the world:
Much progress has been achieved in 2010 by internationally spreading the brand name of WADU asshown by invitations to send WADU representatives to international functions
such as the recent Festival in Senegal where we were strongly
represented not merely as attendants but as participants. We are beginning to
show our maturity by self examination
Articles and Essays by Dr. Ron Daniels
There is a rebellion against Washington brewing across the land, and that’s bad news for President Obama and the Democrats. Unemployment is 10.2% and climbing. According to a recent poll, some 30% of American families are feeling the pain of the dramatic downturn in the economy, which has produced the highest level of joblessness in decades. Never mind that the devastating economic collapse was inherited by President Obama; what people care a
The screen of the device is widely reported as one of the best in cool iphone 4s cases the business. At 4.3 inches, it shares its dimensions with several other Android devices like the HTC Sensation XE and Sony Ericsson Xperia Arc. Although its qHD resolution of 480x 800 is not the highest out there, it still offers superb display quality, thanks largely to its Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen technology, which delivers superb colour rendering, brightness (even in direct sunlight) and wide vi
Key issues in development like industrialization, higher education, good governance, opportunities for Okpe sons and daughters at the state and federal levels and how the people can improve their living standards took the centre stage in the politics of Okpe Kingdom on Thursday.
Representatives of the Okpe communities, the religious, students, artisans, business executives and elders who spoke on exemplary leadership that would see majority of Okpe people moving out of poverty, hopelessness and u