Guild of the Silent Sword

If you’ve been following this blog, then you know that I have a vested interest in African history and culture. One aspect of both is martial arts. So I want to highlight an organization that’s been doing a great job bringing African combat art to the forefront. Guild of the Silent Sword Guild of the…

Words From The Wise: Jabari Osaze

“The Kemites actually described their spiritual factors as always needing to either be in balance or return to balance, and this great form of balance is known as Ma’at.” – Jabari Osaze.   I was YouTube browsing when I came across a lecture from another African-centered scholar, so it’s only right that I highlight him….

Words From The Wise: Dr. Marimba Ani

“You’re not an African because you’re born in Africa. You’re an African because Africa is born in you. It’s in your genes…your DNA…your entire biological make up. Whether you like it or not, that’s the way it is. However, if you were to embrace this truth with open arms…my, my, my…what a wonderful thing.” –…

Bomba

I was browsing Elders and Ancestor‘s Instagram page when I saw a traditional dance being performed. I knew it was African, and upon doing some research, I found out that the name of the dance style is called Bomba. Its birthplace is in Puerto Rico, so this prompted me to take another viral trip to…

Words From The Wise: Dr. Yoshef Ben-Jochannan

“Truth is a continuous examination, and Fact… always supersedes belief.” – Dr. Yoshef Ben-Jochannan   When it comes to ancient African scholarship, no one has grabbed my attention like Dr. Yosef Ben-Jochannan. So it’s only right that I highlight his legacy on this blog. Dr. Yosef Alfredo Antonio Ben-Jochannan was an Egyptologist, Historian, and Writer…

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…

“Save Your Mind” Feat. Billy Carson

“Our mission isn’t to die so that we can live, our mission is to bring Heaven to earth.” – Billy Carson   Greetings Good People, Over the weekend, the Kemetic Science Institute hosted another amazing event. This time their guest speaker was Billy Carson. After coming across a few videos online, I figured I’d check…

Year of Return: Ghana Grants Citizenship to Africans in the Diaspora

Greetings Folks, I’m feeling great today because I saw some great news. The following comes from Quartz Africa. 126 African Americans and Afro-Caribbeans were granted citizenship in Ghana this past Wednesday, November, 27. A ceremony was held at Jubilee House, the seat of government, and it highlighted the year 2019 as the Year of Return….

Words From The Wise: Dr. Phil Valentine

“All of Genesis decapsulized is nothing more than the story of how a sun—the sun that we know as the sun that gives us our light, that helps us to keep and maintain our melanated consciousness—the creation of the sun is all that the bible is talking about and its sojourn through the universe.” –…