“The Success of America is the Success of the Rest of the World”

That foolish statement was made by South African Billionaire Patrice Motsepe. The following information comes out of The South African and BBC News. Patrice Motsepe has been in Davos, Switzerland, on behalf of South Africa, for the World Economic Forum. At the start of the meeting he advised the following: “All we wanted to say…

Fathers For The Win!

According to Live Science, hormonal studies reveal that fathers show increased levels of oxytocin during the early stages of their child’s lives. Often referred to as the “love hormone,” oxytocin increases feelings of bonding. This hormone is known for strengthening the connection between mothers and their babies during birth and breastfeeding, but fathers also show…

We Charge Colonialism’s Fight for Freedom

Colonialism: a system of political government or extension of territory, by which one nation exerts political control over another nation, territory, or people, maintaining the colony in a state of dependence, its inhabitants not having the same full rights as those of the colonial power. The controlling power is typically extended thus by military force…

The Males Place: A Guided Journey Into Manhood

Whenever I think of youth empowerment for my community, a quote Frederick Douglass always comes to mind. “It is easier to build strong children than to repair broken men.” Uplifting the next generation should always be the primary focus, and there’s an organization here in Charlotte that’s doing just that. The Males Place, Inc. Established…

ETRSS 1

Greetings All, For the past few weeks, I’ve been thinking a lot about Africans going to space. Random, I know. But with the increasing discussions on advanced technology and my interest in the advancement of African people, it was only a matter of time before astronomy became a factor. This led me to some very…

Words From The Wise: Dr. Okunami Obádélé Kambon

“Once we start using the word ‘Kemet’ again in the deepest sense—not as the narrow nation-state—but in the deepest sense of what it really means, land of Black people, then where I’m standing right now is also Kemet.” – Dr. Okunami Obádélé Kambon   There have been several debates centered around nationality for African Americans,…

They Fear What They Don’t Understand…Voodoo

In a previous post, an imperialist justified the current conditions of Haitians by placing blame on the religion used to gain independence. This led me to start researching one of the most misunderstood religions to date, Voodoo. Throughout the globe, Voodoo has been tied to witchcraft, darkness, and evil. And this misinterpretation perpetuates the negative…

What is Martial Law?

Take a look at the following clip for me. That was a scene from Christopher Nolan’s The Dark Knight Rises. Class warfare was a major theme throughout the film, and it showed how poverty and crime are directly tied to economic inequality. The division between the upper, middle and lower class was a mirrored image of…

Book Review

Greetings Everyone, I just finished reading Wealth Over Riches: Escaping the Paycheck to Paycheck Cycle, and I wanted to share my thoughts. Many often opt to use the education loophole to withdraw money from an IRA or Roth IRA to help pay for their children’s education. Again, I highly recommend using retirement withdrawals only for…

Ghana Sets Up Bond for the Diaspora

Greetings Folks, In a previous post, I addressed the hundreds of African Americans and Afro-Caribbeans who were granted citizenship to Ghana for the “Year of Return.” Well, I came across some additional news that’s tied to that. The following information comes out of Face2Face Africa and Business Ghana. Ghana will offer a $3 billion bond…

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Until Next Time…