Racing The Jew: A Brief Exploration of the Zion concept and Black Jewishness

“If racial differences are the effects of geography and isolation, civilization, on the other hand, seems to be a product of contact and communication. Every civilization, in extending the area of human intercourse, has invariably brought about new concentrations of population and a new intermingling of races.” – Race Relations and World Economy, pp 144Continue reading “Racing The Jew: A Brief Exploration of the Zion concept and Black Jewishness”

Such and Suchness

This article originally appeared on: Genres of the Human In his new book, The Sound of Culture: Diaspora and Black Technopoetics, Louis Chude-Sokei samples freely from history, music, literature and science, conjuring new meanings from dead texts, to build an echo chamber where the discourses of race and technology collide. At a time when automation threatens jobs andContinue reading “Such and Suchness”

Naked Truth and The Twisted Ladder

“DNA is a master of transformation, just like mythical serpents. The cell-based life DNA informs made the air we breathe, the landscape we see, and the mind-boggling diversity of living beings of which we are a part. In 4 billion years, it has multiplied itself into an incalculable number of species, while remaining exactly theContinue reading “Naked Truth and The Twisted Ladder”

The Story of Progress

On the teeming, nervous streets of Harare, somewhere along the byways of the promising northern suburbs – stands a boy named Progress. His parents must have been really hopeful, if he has a sister, her name may very likely be Prosperity. The parents could possibly also be faithful with their Sunday tithes, giving of theContinue reading “The Story of Progress”

“On Adapting the Fight to One’s Realities” by Amilcar Cabral

Originally posted on African Heritage:
Amilcar Cabral on a stamp with the flag of Guinea Bissau It so happens that in our country the Portuguese colonialists did not expropriate the land; they allowed us to cultivate the land. They did not create agricultural companies of the European type as they did, for instance, in Angola,…

Seasons As Teachers

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