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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 […]

Juneteenth on My Mind: The Great Conflictedness

June 27, 2011 by

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Juneteenth on My Mind By Bro. Mxolisi Juneteenth commemorates the day when slavery was finally ended in Texas, primarily the Galveston area, where over 200 thousand Africans were still enslaved, despite President Lincoln having issued the Emancipation Proclamation nearly three years earlier (Sept. 22, 1862). It was June 19, 1865, when Union General Gordon Granger […]

Dr. Patricia Newton Speaks to Juneteenth Celebrants

June 27, 2011 by

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Dr. Patricia Newton Admonishes Juneteenth Celebrants to Become the “New Africans” That Our Well-being Requires By Bro. Mxolisi Juneteenth Celebrations give us opportunity to reflect on the facts and the fiction of our Ancestors’ quests (praying, agonizing, fighting and dying) for their rights to freely exercise their humanity. These celebrations call us to revisit, re-create […]