I'm just not feeling this Kwanzaa thing
I have dutifully been watching the Family Channel’s 25 Days of Christmas, and there are no old-school programs that celebrate Kwanzaa. No “Rudolph’s Shiny Kwanzaa Year.” No “Santa Clause is Coming to Town to Bring You Some Kente Cloth.”
It will be decked out in kente cloth - the hand-woven fabric of Ghana's Ashanti ... the kerbside at the airport before an excitable woman started shouting her name. "It's Maya Angelou, Maya Angelou," she screamed incessantly. Angelou looked around her ...
Olu Dara: The Son Of Music
From Lifes a Bitch to Bridging The Gap, neither Olu Dara nor Nasir Jones lost focus of the little ... Its going to always grow and the name hasnt changed. They always change the names of black music. Just like we change names like from colored, to Negro ...
THE ROOTS OF MY REAL NAME: Sex Workers Disrespecting the Space of the Other
In ROOTS we saw the traumatizing results of slavery. We saw how Kunta Kente’s name was whipped out of his Black body and replaced with the Anglo name of Toby. My Real Name exposes how the only thing that has changed since ROOTS is that all colors and ...
Americans seek their African roots
many of them household names in the US. Comedian Chris Rock discovered that he was descended from the Udeme people of northern Cameroon. Chris Rock is descended from the Udeme people of northern Cameroon LeVar Burton, an actor who played the slave Kunta ...