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Sister Makinya Sibeko Kouate, Mother of Kwanzaa: Transitioned to the Realm of Sacred Ancestors, Feb. 4, 2017 (6257 AFK)

February 7, 2017 by

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Sister Makinya Sibeko Kouate, Mother of Kwanzaa   Transitioned to the Realm of Sacred Ancestors, Feb. 4, 2017 (6257 AFK) Compiled by Bro. Mxolisi Ozo-Sowande   (The invaluable work and inspiration of Sister Makinya Sibeko Kouate [July 1, 1926 to February 4, 2017] in giving life and power to our Kwanzaa/Nguzo Saba tradition – nationally […]

Kwanzaa / Nguzo Saba: Foundations for Our Traditional & Potential Greatness!!

January 26, 2017 by

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Kwanzaa / Nguzo Saba: Foundations for Our Traditional & Potential Greatness!! (A 24/7/365 Transformational Revolution!) By Min. Mxolisi Ozo-Sowande   (The Kwanzaa/Nguzo Saba celebration came into being, reportedly, after a young girl whose family was associated with the Los Angeles-based Us organization raised the question: When are we going to have a holiday that’s about […]

The Frederick Douglass “Declaration” Against Isfet in the U.S.A. & Honoring Juneteenth

June 26, 2016 by

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 The Frederick Douglass “Declaration” Against Isfet in the U.S.A. and The Galveston, TX Birthing of “Juneteenth” Celebrations of Our African Humanity By Bro. Mxolisi Ozo-Sowande / T. Sowell   It is duly noted in credible studies that the consciousness and traditions of our Kemetian ancestors were/are reflected in the traditions and practices of nations around […]

It’s Summer Time!: Time to Double-down on Maat!

June 22, 2016 by

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It’s Summer Time!: Time to Double-down on Maat! By Bro. Mxolisi Ozo-Sowande / T. Sowell   It’s Summer time, but the living ain’t easy;  Isfet is jumping and evil is high. The Solstice is calling, Sisters and Brothers, you and me; To live, love and build in Maat – Diligently! For our ancient Kemetic Ancestors, […]

Educating Our Children The Sacred African Way: Four More “R’s”

May 30, 2016 by

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Educating Our Children The Sacred African Way: Four More “R’s” For African Excellence & Greatness By Brother Mxolisi Ozo-Sowande / T. Sowell Jr. The removal or severe compromise of our African “4R’s” relative to the educational process for Black students in the U.S. (and other places throughout the world) goes a long way toward explaining […]

Happy Vernal Equinox New Year, Y’all !!! (Part 1)

March 24, 2016 by

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Happy Vernal Equinox New Year, Y’all !!!   (Part 1) By Brother Mxolisi Ozo-Sowande / T. Sowell In earlier times – ancient times, the vernal equinox was considered the beginning of the New Year. It has always been an important day to those who work the land because it signifies the beginning of the season of […]

Hear These Voices for African Vision and Victories ! ! !

October 4, 2015 by

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Hear These Voices for African Visions and Victories ! ! ! Our Ancestral Brother Dr. Asa Hilliard and Brother Dr. Na’im Akbar (26 minutes – parts 1, 2 & 3 — Worthy! of your time and attention ! ! !) HEAR and HEED these renowned scholar-warriors’ insights (20 years ago, still relevant today!!) on: The […]