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Dr. Maualana Karenga
Dialoging with DuBois on History: Preserving Memory, Maintaining Culture
February 8, 2018
Dialoging with DuBois on History: Preserving Memory, Maintaining Culture ... read more »
A Covenant With Ourselves: Choosing Life, Rejecting Death
December 7, 2017
In the historical narrative of his return to Kemet to end isfet, political anarchy and injustice, and to re-establish Maat, a just and rightful order, the Nubian Pharaoh Piankhi speaks of this choice of life or death. ... read more »
Fannie Lou Hamer Walking Off the Plantation: Questioning and Transforming America
October 12, 2017
I’m sick of symbolic things; we’re fighting for our lives”. Thus, for Obama’s election to be more than a useful symbol for a country unable to criticize and seriously change itself, it must be part and parcel of our struggle to save and expand lives ... 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 »
Moral Indifference and Obligations of Memory: Seeking Sanctuary and Support for Everyone
February 23, 2017
It is important, even imperative, that we always remember who we are, for in times especially like these, the obligation placed on us by our memory is awesome and unavoidable. In spite of the duly authorized and official denials, there is a pervasive and persistent moral indifference to the suffering of others, to the destructive harm heaped in heavy loads on their overburdened lives. And there is for us as a people who have suffered so much and struggled so hard for freedom and justice in the world an obligation not to forget, but to remember; not to remain silent, but to bear witness to truth; and not to be tolerant or indifferent to evil, but to relentlessly resist it. Indeed, it is an ethical imperative of our tradition that resounds and rings true through the ages, i.e., that we are to remember and bear witness to truth and set the scales of justice in their proper place, especially among those who have no voice. ... read more »
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