In the Name of God. In the name of the African Union, I would like to greet the members of the General Assembly of the United Nations, and I hope that this meeting will be among the most historic in the history of the world.In the name of the General Assembly at its sixty-fourth session,… Continue reading Al-Gaddafi’s Evergreen UN Speech 2009
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
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 fuddling, dancing and “jubilee beating” was carried on in all directions. The latter performance was strictly southern. It supplied the place of violin, or of other musical instruments, and was played so easily that almost every farm had its “Juba” beater. The performer improvised as he beat the instrument, marking the words as… Continue reading Slaves’ Song
LANGUAGE AND THE DESTINY OF MAN By Chinua Achebe In his long evolutionary history, man has scored few greater success that his creation of human society. For it is on that primeval achievement that he has built hose special qualities of mind and of behavior which, in his own view at least, separate him from… Continue reading LANGUAGE AND THE DESTINY OF MAN