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Dr. Maulana Karenga
Continuing to Move Defiantly Forward: Righteously Resisting the Backward Thrust
September 21, 2017
Continuing to reach back and reflect on the ground on which we stand, the essential and upward lifting work we do and the righteous and relentless struggle we wage, this is a statement I wrote for our 40th anniversary and posted on our Us website. It is no less real or relevant today and merits critical consideration as we continue defiantly forward in the midst of the backward yearning, yelping and rightwing madness that surrounds us. ... read more »
Overturning Ourselves: Turning Weaknesses Into Strength and Greater Struggle
September 14, 2017
Neither can we, disoriented by frustration or imagined defeat allow ourselves the luxury and lethargy of withdrawal. ... read more »
Holding Ground in the Hurricane: Remembrance, Reaffirmation and Righteous Struggle
September 7, 2017
It is good, then, that we remember the lessons learned from that great suffering, cold and callous treatment and righteous struggles waged for justice, for rescue, relief and rebuilding for our people as well as others. ... read more »
Garvey in the Whirlwind: The Lesson and Legacy of Struggle
August 24, 2017
If there is no peace without justice, there can be no justice without freedom. ... read more »
Trump’s Nuclear Bullying and Racial Babbling: Resisting the Radical Evil Surrounding Us
August 17, 2017
Trump seems bound and determined to continue to give cover and camouflage to the White supremacists ... read more »
“Keeping Faith with Fanon Reaffirming the Cultural Revolution”
August 16, 2017
Frantz Fanon (July 20,1925–December 6, 1961), noble ancestor and teacher of the righteous, radical and transformative word; believed in Africa’s capacity to repair, raise and renew itself, and in the African people’s will to unite and liberate themselves , bring into being a new world, woman and man, and start a new history of Africa and humankind. ... read more »
Revolt, Resistance and Black Power: Lessons From 50 Years of Righteous Struggle
August 16, 2017
In defining Black Power as an ongoing revolt, my intention was to pose and help shape it as a process and practice of righteous and relentless struggle, a sustained righteous resistance against White racism, cultural imperialism, domination, deprivation and degradation imposed on us and the world in all its violent and vicious forms. ... read more »
Revolt, Resistance and Black Power: Lessons From 50 Years of Righteous Struggle
August 16, 2017
It is an often repeated Kawaida contention that “This is our duty: to know our past and honor it; to engage our present and improve it; and to imagine a whole new future and forge it in the most ethical, effective and expansive ways.” ... read more »
No Sanctuary in the City: Resisting Repression in Warzone America
August 16, 2017
There is nothing more definitive of the destructive approach to us as a people than state-imposed and state-sanctioned violence. In other words, not only does the state, i.e., federal, state and local governments and their agents and institutions, commit violence against us, they also accept and approve it as normal and necessary. ... read more »
No Sanctuary in the City: Resisting Repression in Warzone America
August 16, 2017
It would be dishonest and self-deluding to deny that we, as a people, are living in dangerous, difficult and demanding times. And one of the defining features of these problematic times is the death-dealing and disabling conditions of our lives; conditions in which we live and too often die; conditions of ongoing and severe oppression; and personal and collective insecurity about our safety and survival. ... read more »
Lifting Up Limbiko’s Kawaida Educational Philosophy: Teaching As A Moral Vocation
August 15, 2017
It is a time-tested sacred teaching of our ancestors in the Husia that to do that which is of value is for eternity. The woman and man brought forth by their work do not die for their name is raised and remembered because of it. ... read more »
Message From Watts: Liberation is Coming From A Black Thing
August 10, 2017
This is my standard column written to commemorate the Watts Revolt and to pay rightful homage to those who lost, gave and risked their lives to advance the struggle. ... read more »
Revolt, Resistance and Black Power:  Lessons From 50 Years of Righteous Struggle 
August 3, 2017
Even as a central lesson of the 60s is the indispensability and obligation of struggle, it is also a central and sustained teaching and lesson of Kawaida that regardless of the other battles we must and might wage, the first and continuing battle is the battle is to win the hearts and minds of our people. ... read more »
Waging War on the World: Hypocritically Shocked and Awed By Its Consequences
June 15, 2017
There is today a global total war being waged by the U.S., its allies and proxies with no end in sight, no just or honest proposals for peace and no real relief from the war’s devastating effects on the lives and lands of the people who are its targets and victims. ... read more »
Remembering and Reflecting on Kwame Ture: Pan-Africanism, Revolution and Cultural Grounding
June 8, 2017
It is our moral obligation, our foremother, Mrs. Fannie Lou Hamer, tells us, “never to forget where we came from and always praise the bridges that carried us over”. And such a sturdy and unbreakable bridge was/is Kwame Ture. So, in the month of June we pay special homage to Kwame Ture (June 29, 1941—November 15, 1998), tall and unwavering tree in the revered forest of Pan-Africanist freedom fighters; tireless unifying organizer of our people in their righteous pursuit of liberation, justice and power over their destiny and daily lives; and honored and all-seasons revolutionary whose permanent posture and signature saying was always “ready for the revolution." ... read more »
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