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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Shea Butter In America

United African Diaspora (UAD), has been in the making for decades. African Americans have always known that they are descendants of the Motherland; it is something they wear with pride and dignity. And, I believe the love for Africa will forever have a place in the hearts of African Americans, as well as, Afro descendants …

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African Diaspora

The War In Our Minds

Black Self-Consciousness Are Black people created in the image and likeness of God? If the answer is yes, then let us consider the implications of “double consciousness”. “Double consciousness,” as defined by W. E. B. Du Bois, “is looking at one’s self through the eyes of other.” The other is America, i.e., white America and …

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