Africa, African Economy, Culture, Leadership, Politics

Book of the Month- Black Africa: The Economic and Cultural Basis for a Federated State

Interview With Chiekh Anta Diop by Carlos Moore Africa's Political Unity AFRISCOPE: Since the early 1960's the African Continent has shown itself to be coup prone. How do you account for the growing political instability of African regimes? DIOP: I had foreseen the 'South-Americanization' of the African continent and in my work, Les Fondaments culturels,… Continue reading Book of the Month- Black Africa: The Economic and Cultural Basis for a Federated State

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Politics

Colonial Mentality II

“Imperialism leaves behind germs of rot which we must clinically detect and remove from our land but from our minds as well.” ― Frantz Fanon Colonial mentality means actions, thinking, behaviors, ideals, philosophies, and other characteristics (visible to the eyes and perceptive to mind) identified with benighted forces of belated colonialism in it various forms… Continue reading Colonial Mentality II

Culture, Politics

Fela: Colonial Mentality

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=usnznJZ0XvA Fela Anikulapo-Kuti, means "the one who emanates greatness, who carries death in his quiver and who cannot be killed by human entity". Fela was a African musical icon, political activist as well as a Pan-Africanist who advocated for good governance and cultural resuscitation of Africa. In this video Fela talks about "Colonial Mentality" that… Continue reading Fela: Colonial Mentality

Imperialism, Politics, World Politics

Book of the Month: Fateful Triangle

FATEFUL TRIANGLE The United States, Israel and the Palestinians By Noam Chomsky Foreword Fateful Triangle may be the most ambitious book ever attempted on the conflict between Zionism and the Palestinians viewed as centrally involving the United States. It is a dogged exposé of human corruption, greed, and intellectual dishonesty. It is also a great… Continue reading Book of the Month: Fateful Triangle

Leadership, Pan-Africanism, Politics

Engaging The Sterile and Vicious Politics of Ethnicity in Nigeria (Africa)

  Engaging The Sterile and Vicious Politics of Ethnicity in Nigeria (Africa). One of the greatest challenges Nigeria and indeed Africa has ever grappled with since independence is the problem of ethnic solidarity among the various ethnic groups constituting the diverse ethnic makeup within the territorial boundaries of African countries. Prior to Africa’s era of… Continue reading Engaging The Sterile and Vicious Politics of Ethnicity in Nigeria (Africa)

African Americans, African History, History, Leadership, Politics

The Souls of Black Folk

The Souls of Black Folk by W. E. B. Du Bois To Burghardt and Yolande The Lost and the Found Of Our Spiritual Strivings O water, voice of my heart, crying in the sand, All night long crying with a mournful cry, As I lie and listen, and cannot understand The voice of my heart… Continue reading The Souls of Black Folk