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Again, A Message From Watts:   Liberation Is Coming From A Black Thing 
August 11, 2022
The year 1965 began on an ominous and unsettling note — the assassination and martyrdom of Nana Malcolm X, the Fire Prophet. Even in the white and winter cold of February, it was a sign of the coming fire. Indeed, it pointed toward the fiery fulfillment of prophecy, which Nana Malcolm, himself, had predicted.   ... read more »
Swahili, Pan-Africanism and the Practice of Freedom: A Language of Liberation, Community and Culture – Part 2
July 21, 2022
  My interest in and embrace of Kiswahili as a pan-African language of choice raised questions of how best to communicate this choice and initiative to the African American community as well as the larger world African community. ... read more »
Keeping Faith with Nana Fanon, Reaffirming the Cultural Revolution 
July 7, 2022
Nana 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 »
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Nana Patrice Lumumba’s Legacy: Living and Dying in Liberating Resistance
June 30, 2022
In our long, difficult, dangerous and demanding struggles to liberate ourselves as African peoples, to regain our freedom we had at birth and enjoyed for thousands of years before Europe, colonialism, imperialism, racism and the resultant rot and retardation of human relations, there are countless men and women whose lives and deaths offer libraries of lessons, models and mirrors of living and dying in rightful and righteous ways. ... read more »
African Liberation Day and the Nguzo Saba: Principles and Practices for Liberating Struggle
May 26, 2022
On behalf of the African American Cultural Center (Us), we send greetings of solidarity and increased and continuing struggle to all African peoples throughout the world African community, and all oppressed, struggling and freedom-seeking peoples in the world on this African Liberation Day, May 25, in its 59th year of founding in Addis Abba 1963 by the Organization of African Unity. ... read more »
Haji Malcolm and the Buffalo Battlefield: Aid for Others and War on Us” 
May 19, 2022
 Yet again, we are confronted with another radically evil act of mass murder of our people, this time in Buffalo, New York, nine out of 10 killed, two out of three wounded, and again in this war zone we call America.   ... read more »
In Rightful Remembrance of Min. Malcolm:Valuing our Lives, Work and Struggle 
May 12, 2022
If we are to rightfully remember Min. Malcolm, we must seriously grasp and practice what he so meticulously taught us about valuing our lives, our work and our struggle. Here I use grasp to mean take in hand and heart his legacy, study and understand it, and hold it firmly as a valuable heritage and framework for continuing forward.   ... read more »
Thinkin ‘Bout Things That Matter: Life, Love, Truth, Justice and Struggle
April 26, 2018
Even in the midst of the rising tide of struggle in which we are now engaged against racism in its openly violent and hideous forms, as well as its disguised and hidden aggressions, it is good to sit down and meditate on meaningful things, i.e., things that matter—things like life, love, truth, justice and struggle. ... read more »
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Celebrating Black Women’s History: Achievements, Strengths and Struggles
March 1, 2018
Celebrating Black Women’s History: Achievements, Strengths and Struggles ... 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 »
Becoming Our Black Selves Again: Righteously Being and Freeing Ourselves
November 16, 2017
And it will and must be a future forged in struggle, and self-consciously committed to human freedom, racial and social justice, world peace and ultimately the well-being and flourishing of the world and all in it. ... read more »
Remembering the Million Man March: Reflections on Memory and Mission
November 2, 2017
The Mission Statement concludes with a challenge and call to us, ourselves, to sustain and institutionalize this moment and Movement. ... read more »
Remaking History With Mrs. Hamer: Raising Questions and Empowering Our People
October 19, 2017
And no need to say, “I’m not going to get in the mess, because if you were born in America with a Black face, you were born in the mess”. ... read more »
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