Online Salute

Greetings Folks, When it comes to independent Black journalism, I’m very particular about who I choose to follow. Some of the most radical tend to be selective and biased with their content. But there is one personality who never disappoints, and Honest Media would like to give her an online salute. Dr. Mumbi Seraki. Dr….

HeadKnowles: Relief For Hurricane Dorian

I’ve been following Hurricane Dorian, and I must say that the damage it did to the Bahamas is heart-wrenching. Homes were ripped apart, there are 30 documented deaths, thousands of residents are still missing, and shark-infested water covers the pathways. Hurricane Dorian crashed the Abaco and Grand Bahama Islands as a Category 5, and it’s…

Words From The Wise: Julius Sello Malema

“Stop your self-hatred. Stop at taking our brothers from Africa, our sisters from Africa.” – Julius Sello Malema   The xenophobic riots in South Africa have sparked several debates on Black unity and self-hatred. And the first person who came to mind in regards to addressing this problem was Julius Sello Malema. Julius Sello Malema…

Ghana and Ivory Coast Cocoa Deal

Greetings All, I saw some great news earlier today and, as always, felt the need to share. The following information comes from Africa News. Stakeholders in the cocoa industry recently accepted a $2,600-floor price deal from Ghana and Ivory Coast. Both nations threatened to stop selling their products to buyers who couldn’t meet the minimum…

The Solution

Us: How do we nation build? Ancestors: Start Here… Until Next Time…

Japan’s Flying Drone

Greetings Everyone, I came across some interesting IT news today and had to share it with you all. The following information comes out of Jalopnik. Japanese electronics NEC tested its flying drone prototype recently, and it has everyone buzzing. Many have mistakenly called it a “flying car,” but it’s a drone that people can ride…

The Hidden Lives of “Housegirls”

The abuse of women is a discussion that’s constantly had but often downplayed. And Black women, in particular, tend to be the number one victims. As someone who refuses to ignore the realities of this world, I want to share a few documentaries on African women who work as domestic servants. They are called “Housegirls.”…

Dialogue With Dads

Greetings Folks, In a previous post, I highlighted an amazing organization, Black Fathers Rock. Well, last night I was able to attend the “Dialogue with Dads” open forum and wanted to share some of the discussion with you all. Hosted by founder Ryan Jor El, the purpose of “Dialogue with Dads” is to create a…

Rwandan President Addresses Food Shortages in Africa

Greetings Everyone, Ever since I saw the clip of Rwandan President Paul Kagame calling out African leadership, I’ve been a supporter. And I’ve come across some recent news of his that I had to share. The following information comes from the Rwanda Broadcasting Agency. President Kagame is urging African leaders to tackle the food shortage…

Mind Control

About 5 years ago, I was sitting in my apartment down in Florida channel surfing. It was on a Saturday night, so finding a movie or re-run that would cloud my non-existent social life was the top priority. But after about 15 minutes of scrolling through meaningless content, I turned off the TV, unplugged the…

Girls in ICT

Greetings Good People, In a previous post, I highlighted an amazing program for Black girls in STEM, Black Girls Code, and recently came across another that deserves recognition. The following information comes from Loop Jamaica. Over 300 girls represented Jamaica in the 2019 Caribbean Hackathon for International Girls in ICT (Information and Communications Technology). Organized…