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Getting to Unity in 2014/5

December 26, 2014 · 0 Comments

I’m going to try to make this very brief for a few reasons: 1) Baby love is sleeping 2) I’m […]

I am an African-American man. I am a heterosexual man. I am a middle-class man. These three statements are the […]

Rest in Peace Mama Africa

November 11, 2008 · 0 Comments

On November 10th, Miriam Makeba b.k.a. Mama Africa transitioned to the ancestral realm. She was a powerful voice both musically and politically. Her work on Black Liberation in her native South Africa and globally beautifully demonstrated the richness and importance of Pan-Africanism and African Aesthetics. May her life in the ancestral realm be blessed for her work on this planet has blessed us all.

Beneath, are some of my favorite texts, tweets, and statuses that my folks shared with me yesterday (most original, some are not).

“Kunta Kinte shirt? Check! Obama button? Check! Public Enemy’s “Brothas gonna work it out” banging in the ipod? Check! Time to hit the line! YEEEEEAAAAHHH DADDY!!”

“Have we seen the promised land?”

“He looks like me.”

“We did it!! I was moved to tears… it happened in MY lifetime… and though I don’t agree with all his policy, I do see the bigger picture…”

“Change is here! We are the ones we have been waiting for!”

Do I support Barack Obama? Yes. Have I donated to the campaign of Barack Obama? Yes. Have I canvassed for Barack Obama? Yes. Will I be voting for Barack Obama? No. Yes, you read that correctly. I am not voting for Barack Obama for the office of President of the United States. On November 4th, I’m voting with my political ideals, feasibilities, and hopes. Find out why I’m voting for McKinney and Clemente (click the full post link).