Tag: #africa

IN DEFENSE OF OUR OWN: WHY DO BLACK PEOPLE JUMP TO DEFEND OTHERS OF COLOR

“Why we do it.” on the defensive Coolest Monkey in the Jungle was the phrase on the hoodie of a young Black child in an H&M ad this year. African Americans, not many others, but us in America took offense. Now what’s interesting is…

GONE FOR GOOD: HOW WILD ANIMALS COULD BECOME SOMETHING OF THE PAST

“The pride is dying off.” animal kingdom It is known that 99% of all living creatures have already died off on Earth. And the fact that humans exist mean we are in that 1% still alive. So where do we go from here because…

UTILIZING LAND: PAYING UNUSED LAND OWNERS IN POOR COUNTRIES TO GROW CROP

“We feed more for less, and build a nation in the process.” The Working Poor We are living in a modern civilization, yet we still have so many nations around the world that are underdeveloped. These are countries where populations still live like people…

KWANZAA: DAY 1, UMOJA

“Community involvement.” Yesterday was day one of the celebration Kwanzaa. Day one focuses on Umoja, which is the community, familial, and ethnic unity. For those of you that don’t know what Kwanzaa is as a holiday, it was created back in the late 1960’s as a…

CULTURAL APPROPRIATION: HOW AFRICANS RECEIVE AFRICAN AMERICANS IN AFRICAN ATTIRE

“Is it and to what degree?” There is this unspoken relationship that is between the indigenous people of Africa and those of us who were brought over to the Americas is ongoing. There is this constant disconnect that they really don’t care for us…

ETHNIC CONSCIOUSNESS: WHY HAS THERE BEEN A RISE IN RACIAL NATIONALISM IN AMERICA

“When the machine breaks down, we all break down.” The United States of America has always had to deal with an insurmountable level of racial tension. But now more than ever, the tension has risen. You have what is considered the far right, which…

WHY WE ARE THE WAY WE ARE (QUOTE)

“In time, man shall face judgement for all of our transgressions.” “For there is no greater lost, than when the potential to make our world better is stripped from us prematurely.”  – Faheem Jackson