Archive for the ‘Ancestors’ Category

This is my reflection on Imani: Faith… Faith is often thought of in a religious and spiritual way. Having grown […]

Creating Community

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 […]

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 […]

A year ago, I did a tribute post to the late Fred Hampton on and one year later I […]

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.

“Honest and earnest criticism from those whose interests are most nearly touched, -criticism of writers by readers, of government by […]

The month of August has been the seat of many important events in the history of African people, particularly people […]

Today marks the birthday of the one of the greatest African leaders of all time, the Honorable Marcus Garvey! While […]