Archive for the ‘Ancestors’ Category
Where did you place your faith?
January 3, 2010 · 17 Comments
This is my reflection on Imani: Faith… Faith is often thought of in a religious and spiritual way. Having grown […]
January 2, 2010 · 4 Comments
This is my reflection on Kuumba: Creativity I have to admit, I never really remember reading the “official definition” of […]
Growth in Purpose
January 1, 2010 · 2 Comments
This is my reflection on Nia Purpose “To make our collective vocation the building and developing of our community in order […]
Identity, Self-Determination and Then What?
December 29, 2009 · 1 Comment
My reflection on the second principle of the Nguzo Saba of Kwanzaa is Kujichagulia – Self-Determination “To define ourselves, name […]
Quit Frontin on Kwanzaa
December 26, 2009 · 4 Comments
A year ago, I began a series on Kwanzaa, this year I will finish it (thanks to all who remember […]
“With the last words on my lips, I am … a revolutionary.”
December 4, 2009 · 9 Comments
A year ago, I did a tribute post to the late Fred Hampton on Uptownnotes.com and one year later I […]
BHC: MLK on Self-Determination and Black Self-Love
October 5, 2009 · 0 Comments
An video excerpt of a speech from Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr which deals with Black self-determination and Black Self-Love, likely from a 1967 or 1968 speech.
BHC: Criticism and the Soul of Democracy
September 17, 2009 · 6 Comments
“Honest and earnest criticism from those whose interests are most nearly touched, -criticism of writers by readers, of government by […]
What are you doing for Black August?
August 20, 2009 · 11 Comments
The month of August has been the seat of many important events in the history of African people, particularly people […]
Really RBG: Remembering Brother Garvey
August 17, 2009 · 1 Comment
Today marks the birthday of the one of the greatest African leaders of all time, the Honorable Marcus Garvey! While […]