The African Market

the African market. Goods and services on offer from African people to other Africans and the world. For example can I open up an African business selling Luxury Yachts to other African people? Of course not. But If I was Greek, Asian, Jewish or Arab I could. Now this is a crazy example but it still makes the point. There is no luxury Yacht market for Africans. The few interested in such things are too small to create a market. Ok what about if I said African lego? or African apparel on the level of Nike or Guess? That seems more reasonable –but still you could never find an African market to sustain a company 1/100th the size of Guess

Black Panther Film: Who Owns it?

Some of us are proud to see a Black Panther film; a film depicting African culture in a positive light. But it is our job to ask some hard questions. Yes the revolution will be televised by African people or exploited by “the other”. Below are pictures of people involved in the film. Some of them (like every Black themed Hollywood film in recent years 12 years a slave, on and on) include owners and hired help. And the few “black faces” are only there to help mask this fact. I see not one Black Face on the owners board of Marvel or Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures.

The Art of Revolution: A Critical Review of African Liberation

Real revolutions happen in quiet spaces. A revolution is only a revolution if it remains functional and relevant to the prevailing conditions of those it intends to revolutionize. Just like a weather forecast is relevant if it can predicts storms, or a clock only if it keeps accurate time.

Black Panther Film: Who Owns it?

Some of us are proud to see a Black Panther film; a film depicting African culture in a positive light. But it is our job to ask some hard questions. Yes the revolution will be televised by African people or exploited by “the other”. Below are pictures of people involved in the film. Some of them (like every Black themed Hollywood film in recent years 12 years a slave, on and on) include owners and hired help. And the few “black faces” are only there to help mask this fact. I see not one Black Face on the owners board of Marvel or Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures.

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TED  Exposed

TED is all fell good, rooted on the ideology of goodness. TED talks routinely present problems of huge scale and scope and then solve them with idealism. There is no antagonism or critical thinking and definitely not too much  controversy on TED. But how many Afrocentrics or Pan-Africanist or Nation of Islam or Hebrews have been on the church of TED?

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Adinkra Symbols & Meanings

African symbols known as adinkra are ubiquitous in Ghana, a beautiful West African country on the Atlantic, situated between Cote d’Ivoire and Togo. On cloth and walls, in pottery and logos, these Asante tribe symbols can be found everywhere.

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Willie Lynch Letters | The Slave Consultant’s Narrative

This speech was allegedly delivered by a White slave owner, William Lynch, on the bank of the James River in 1712. It is widely considered fictional. He outlines a mental slavery package to”controlling your Black slaves.” to the point where they will enslave themselves and profit the White race indefinitely.

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African Classical Music

The word classical is not reserved for things originating from Europe. Most cultures produce classical works in all aspects of the arts. So the higher arts of any traditional society can therefore be called classical works. Classical African American music means art-forms like jazz. Africa have a very ancient traditional of African classical music going back to before the royal courts of Sundiata.

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African Influences in Barbadian Culture

African influences can be found throughout Barbadian culture. After 300 years of slavery the roots of these influences can still be found, albeit hidden.

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