Today’s Kwanzaa principle is Imani, which translates as Faith. My meditation for today is about how do we know what we know, and what do we believe in. On Facebook today I saw an image that tells us a fact. What is it trying to tell you? Is it true? How do you know? What
The theme for the 1st day of Kwanzaa is Umoja, a Kiswahili word which translates to mean UNITY. Personal reflection on Unity… There is little in life that can be achieved without some level of unity, even if the other partners in the exchange are (seemingly) invisible to each other. I work in the creative
SPEECH GIVEN AT THE AFRIKA EYE FILM FESTIVAL – 12 NOV 2016 Introduction given before the screening the documentary Roots, Reggae, Rebellion. ____________________________________ Five Corners of Reggae: what reggae music means to me Welcome to the Afrika Eye film festival screening of Roots, Reggae, Rebellion, the documentary on the history or reggae music presented by Akala.
Satellite in the Sky (1956) Dir. Paul Dickson Lois, complaining: "Don’t you think that first, we ought to find out what’s wrong with our own world? Why give the whole universe the benefit of our ignorance?"
Everything has a history. Very few things, no matter how innocent they seem, are completely neutral from politics and ideology.
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Consider your family tree, a network of ancestors stretching back to eternity. Generations deep equation of personalities + meetings + connections + relations that have survived though time, to = you. Consider your belief in *creation/evolution [*delete as applicable], and the wondrous stages of unfolding life, stages of development, and distance travelled of your cells