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Sankofa Oases Await Us!!!

October 26, 2011 by

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By Minister Mxolisi Ozo-Sowande (aka Bro. Mxolisi T. Sowell) October 6251 a.f.k. (2011 c.e.) (V&V: As the end of October draws near, a month when many have paused to  pay special homage to Ancestors and renew our commitments to liberation, restoration and sovereignty — at Home and Abroad — please allow the following words to commune […]

Black Men! Can We (Will We) “Occupy” Our Communities Nov. 12?

October 20, 2011 by

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While some are debating as to whether more Black folks should be involved with the “Occupy” movement and activities taking place on Wall Street, across the nation, and around the world, here is an activity that seems to be a no-brainer for Black men. Let’s make November 12th a day that we Occupy Our Communities […]

Federal Probe Finds Los Angeles Schools Shortchange Black & Brown Students

October 20, 2011 by

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LOS ANGELES-A federal investigation into whether Los Angeles students are denied educational opportunities has prompted the school system to overhaul its approach to teaching immigrant and black students, federal and city officials said Tuesday, October 11. The investigation was part of a probe by the U.S. Department of Education into whether 76 public school districts […]

Maafa Commemorations: Confronting Post Traumatic Slave Syndrome

October 17, 2011 by

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  Dr. Joy DeGruy Leary talks about her provocative new book  (March 2006) (Very pertinent for Maafa Commemoration Month 2011) By Silja J.A. Talvi Racism erodes our very humanity. No one can be truly liberated while living under the weight of oppression, argues Dr. Joy DeGruy Leary in her new book, Post Traumatic Slave Syndrome: […]

Does Amen Ra, NTR of Ntru, Almighty GOD Live In YOU & Through YOU?

October 15, 2011 by

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 What does this image, these symbols that communicate the name of Amen Ra – ( NTR of Ntru, Almighty GOD) — say to you about you? Let me offer the following, beginning with this profound insight from the work of Bro. Ayi Kwei Armah in “2000 Seasons.” “. . . there is indeed a great […]