W.E.B. Du Bois
Culture

The Conservation of Races

The American Negro has always felt an intense personal interest in discussions as to the origins and destinies of races: primarily because back of most discussions of race with which he is familiar, have lurked certain assumptions as to his natural abilities, as to his political , intellectual and moral status, which he felt were …

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Culture

African Wisdom

“It is not wrong to go back for that which you have forgotten.” African Proverb Meaning: It is from this proverb that the word: ‘sankofa’ word was derived. ‘Sankofa’ in the Twi language of Ghana that translates to “Go back and get it” (san – to return; ko – to go; fa – to fetch, …

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African Diaspora

When Black People Cry

 Amadou Diallo, Born in Liberia On September 2,1976 February 1999, it was the midnight hour when shots rang out.  New York plain-clothes police officers shot and killed Amadou Diallo (1976-1999), a 23-year old West African immigrant. He was standing in the doorway of his apartment building when he was confronted by police searching for a …

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