Preface (2003) Nine years ago, in the spring of 1994, I wrote an afterword for Orientalism in which, in trying to clarify what I believed I had and had not said, I stressed not only the many discussions that had opened up since my book appeared in 1978, but also the ways in which a… Continue reading Orientalism
Slavery is a state of being or existence where man ceases to be master of his own destiny, it is a situation where an individual becomes property of another to be used and discarded, and for centuries millions were used and discarded, as one would an object. Man from time immemorial man subjugates fellow man… Continue reading What are slaves?
Alex Haley Roots First published in 1974 Click the link below to download the full pdf version. http://crasseux.com/books/Alex_Haley-Roots.pdf
Liberation The torrents of my blood whistled along the banks of my cell During the night and the days more lonely than the night. The dams and walls held fast against the treacherous weight, Against the hammering; and there I was Beating my head in despair like a disturbed child. At a sign from my… Continue reading Liberation
Before the Mayflower By Lerone Bennett Jr. What is Africa to me: Copper sun or scarlet sea, Jungle star or jungle track, Strong bronzed men, or regal black Women from whose loins I sprang When the birds of Eden sang? Countee Cullen (Click the link below to get pdf version)… Continue reading Book of the Month: Before the Mayflower
The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2015 annual report for this blog. Here's an excerpt: A New York City subway train holds 1,200 people. This blog was viewed about 7,900 times in 2015. If it were a NYC subway train, it would take about 7 trips to carry that many people. Click here to… Continue reading 2015 in review
"Black consciousnezz izan attitude of the mind and a way of life, the most postive call to emanate from the black world for a long time>" - Steve Biko source: Source: Revolutionary Daily Thought