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Pause in the Middle of Racial Battle Fatigue

There has been some heavy innerG these last several days or even weeks, at least for me. From the Derick Chauvin trial in the murder of George Floyd, to the ever frequent vile mass shootings by maligned...

View The Right Thing: Houston’s First Africana Cinema Series

It’s the hottest day of the summer. You can do nothing, you can do something, or you can… VIEW THE RIGHT THING  Blafrokan presents, “View The Right Thing” A series of classic, contemporary and...

The Five Major African Initiation Rites And Why We Must Return To Them

Originally published, “The Five Major African Initiation Rites” September 2003. manuampim.com  There are five major African initiation rites which are fundamental to human growth and development. ...

Red Lentil And Sweet Potato Coconut Curry Stew

Looking for a one-pot meal you can serve with greens over rice, or perhaps eat with injera? This meal is worth making and it serves up to 8. If that’s too much you can freeze some of it for a future...

Liberation Prayer

1.  PRAYER OF LIBERATION:  For anyone whom I have knowingly or unknowingly hurt in my lifetime. I sincerely pray for all the individuals whom I have knowingly or unknowingly hurt in my life. I ask that the...

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2019 African Music Festivals

Botswana Gaborone International Music and Culture Week Gaborone International Music and Culture Week or GIMC is a multi-discipline event that celebrates Gaborone City and its residents. GIMC is held annually every week...

Embracing Grief

Surrendering to your sorrow has the power to heal the deepest of wounds For many people, grief is an option. Looking at my own life, I realized it is a matter of life and death. In fact, throughout my life, grief has...

I’M STILL A WOMAN

According to reliable sources, Black Women are more likely to have abortions, more so than any other American women. Is there a reason why Black women are more likely to find themselves unwilling and ‘unable’ to have...

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