August 16, 2014 Obara Meji 191Comment

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Good morning everyone. I must say that last night on the blog was so much fun, we all had a hell of a time, it seems as if Fridays tun up over here, and may it continue to be so, aseeeee!. In the midst of all that is going on in Ferguson Missouri and the assassination of Young Michael Brown which has grieved us as human beings, seeing discrimination and racism unapologetically in our faces and the media houses reporting only what they want, we needed last night which was filled with laughter and fun along with great story telling. As a spiritualist, I know that this youth’s death was a sacrifice, but for what we will soon find out, just watch keenly. He has died, but we pray that his death will not be in vain, so please remember to call his name in your prayers, so that he will walk in light, we must do that for this young little boy who has left the world in such a vicious way! We people of African descent have been under attack forever, and we may believe it is hate, but it is more than that, it is really because of fear. Africa, if Africans Outside of Africa would choose to research their homeland, is a place filled with immense knowledge, and even though we have been through the African slave holocaust, which was one of the worst thing to have happen to any race, all of which our ancestors knew is imprinted within our DNA, we just need to wake up and it will be activated. But how can the ones who fear us want that to happen? If we as a people are awake and are armed with what we have innately, and that is power, the super powers of the world would quake, but again a part of the “enslavement has been religious indoctrination, and the trick which has been done to our people, to the black man, and that is to hate himself.

 I speak as I do now, because I am a black woman who mourns the pain and suffering of her people.  We have been through hell and we are still going through it. To this day, no compensation has ever been given to us for all we have been through (although, I am unsure if we can ever be compensated, nevertheless, they have tried with the Jews, lol) and we have also been written out of history. There is a saying which I believe is so sad and it is “to Hide anything from the black man, put it into a book”, this is to say black people do not read, so again one more negative against us.

However in Africa, and through our “Barbaric” actions and knowledge, we have survived and continue to do so. Yet Africans through out the diaspora, some of them, have no desire to go, even for a visit. Vilified we are for who we are, still we help them to “stand up for Gay rights” and even go along and equate it to our sufferings, which is not the African way! seriously?? Not only did they recently murder young Michael Brown, but what of the recent death of Eric Garner, read this, a brutal killing which was even captured on video. This continues, and then in no time, it is over and nothing comes out of it, at least as we see, no punishment for crimes committed against our people, and so it continues. There has to be a reason why! If either of these men were gay, hell would have to pay, and it would be all over the news. They are killing our men, our black men, why?? All de one Kanye him, an Kobe and dem oddas whey run gone to de nedda side, kmt!   As a spiritualist, I do not see color. I cannot. Race, color and creed as other things are human conceptions, brought forth through human emotions.

Spiritually we are all the same, having incarnated into many races and have been thorough different cultures. To fight and hate each other because of how we look and act and because of our race, makes no sense, but how can you see that if you are spiritually asleep. It does something to me however as a human being to see, blatantly and openly, raw unashamed racism and nothing being done about it, it is so very sad. As a spiritualist, I know this should not be, because we are all the same, we all have black shadows, but as an African, alive and in mortal flesh the pain is too much! Africans have been taught by their oppressors to put each other down instead of lifting them up and you will even find on some web sites  with negative stories about Africa and Africans, continuing to fuel the minds of ignorant people that we are no more than witchcraft workers, Obeah workers, scammers and all which is bad, and what makes it worse the websites, at least some of them are owned by Black people. O ma se O! (Oh-ma- shay-oh!…what a pity) We are a loving race of people and we quickly embrace others, even though they have offended,  Oda Be ( Oh-dah-beh, its ok), God will take over one day! Of that I am sure, the world is changing, and it has to go through chaos. Yesterday I had a conversation with a young lady, she and her family are suppose to give a feast to their ancestors. She wanted to include honoring the Orishas, which we have spoken about and so she had a meeting with her family members who all are Jamaican Christians, (fi dem bible beaten wuss dan cane licks). She had the meeting because she wanted to speak to them about the feast and why it was important to honor the ancestors. She said they listened, but while some listened, others were adversed to the idea of “feeding duppy”, and how can the dead eat (that was a good question). Some even went on to say that they were worried that God would vex wid dem for doing what was not in the very, all powerful, all controlling Bible.

I really like the young lady who spoke to me, such a refreshing sweet person, and I dreaded to back my argument with biblical references, but she wanted to be armed when speaking to them again and it was a must that I help her, I am her spiritual teacher and mentor after all. I sighed, and I reflected back to the same bible where it said “Jesus Wept.” Martha had come looking for Jesus because her brother Lazarus had died and had began to rot. She knew that if Jesus was in town this would not have happened to her brother, after all she had seen him raise the dead and heal the sick, lame and blind. When she found him, I can just imagine how frantic she was, urging him to come now! The Christian Bible says, when Jesus saw how distressed she was about her brother dying, he realized something  right then and there which made him weep. There are many reasons speculated and written about “why” Jesus wept, some say it was compassion he felt for Martha, and that maybe so, but I believe it was deeper than that. Please note that I am treating this story as a metaphor and not as a real happening. In the moment which the young lady spoke to me, I  became saddened by the fact that the world is so very asleep, My people are asleep!. Jesus had come as a light being, “The Sun” rather than the “Son” as is the literal meaning. He came (if he existed at all, but let us treat him as if he did, after all I am quite smitten by his benevolent ways myself, without all the bs), to teach and enlighten, but in that moment while Martha cried her eyes out for a brother who SHE thought  was dead, but who HE knew was not dead, because there was no death, and that Lazarus had only shed his earthly clothes to begin another life somewhere else. In that moment Jesus realized that he had “failed” in his mission as to why he was on earth. He wept.

As I spoke to the young lady, I began to express to her the importance of ancestor reverence. The church, the catholic church that is, makes no secret of its reverence and worship of Saints, statues and all. A Saint for this and a Saint for that, even the thieving Mother Theresa (lightning, please hold off and guh check she out before yuh try strike mi den yuh sorry) who I believe has been canonized or in the process of. And if that isn’t reverence to dead people, I do not know what is! I told her that when they our ancestors cross over, that it is only the body which has left, but they now have become a beam of light somewhere within time and space. They still have a soul, because IT never dies, and although they do not have earthly emotions, (at least the ones who have gone and are not earth bound), they do and can visit us and speak to us in our vision and dreams. We will see them how we knew them last in their Physical uniforms and that is because that is what our mind can handle, it has limitations. As for cooking and sharing foods for them, while they cannot eat the food, it is the energy which they feast off, coupled with the fact that we set out to purposely give then a feast of remembrance, honoring their lives, and keeping them alive in our hearts by solely focusing on them through the act of this spiritual party. All that is done in preparation of them is called sacrifice. You sacrifice your time, money, energy and then some, in honoring the memory of those gone on before, the appreciation for all you did will show up in our world, you just note it when it comes. Have you ever began to eat or share your food and it falls, and again at some other times it happen and then again?, It happens to the husband and children also?, That is your ancestors seeking your attention, we must listen! I reminded the young lady about “The feast Harvest” which was held at church, where we would bring fruits to the church and set it atop the altar. Also read this, and search about fast and their practice in all cultures.

When next you go to the nail salon, please notice Miss Chin altar with her candles, and fruits and incense as you enter, she is honoring her ancestors and she is not ashamed. Our race of People are the most asleep, and while we are sleeping, they are killing us and taking from us that which we came here with and that which we have, locked up however through mind indoctrination and a loss of self. As to God being “vex”, as what the young lady said a family member expressed at the idea of feeding the dead, God has no human emotion…. I know, I know the bible tells you so, but that isn’t true. God may understand our human mind and our emotions, yes to that I agree, but can you imagine God being Vexed with me because I call upon my ancestor to come and dine with me? Then if so, isn’t Jesus a deified Ancestor?, forget the “son” of God bs for a minute and think, did not Jesus come here to this realm as a mortal being and died as mortal beings do, and people call upon him every day and worship him? If that is done and he was of mortal flesh at one time then what in tarnation are you doing? Isn’t that ancestor reverence of some kind? I did not begin to write this post to preach, and I have nothing against the Christ, but I want you all to shift a little in your seat, sit up against your pillows and try to wake up. I had a fascinating conversation yesterday with someone who I believe is extremely smart and deeply spiritual, fascinatingly so, we spoke indepthly about the matrix, the first one and the message within the movie, (and did you all know that the first Matrix and the Terminator series was written by a Black woman, Sophia Stewart, Hollywood stole her story, my friend taught me that, I had no clue) but that is another topic. I was impressed with how extremely awake my friend was/is, our conversation taught me a lot, and I KNOW nuff, but my friend tutored me some new and refreshing things, which made go, hmmm and I am NOT easily impressed., by mere mortals, Lol!

Today we will again interact and ask questions on the subject of ancestors and their worship and reverence, we will speak on Black people and their journey, discrimination and all that. Have you ever been faced with in your face racism, been discriminated against to where you can share the story? Do you agree with some of the blog sites who speak negatively of Black people and they are Black themselves? let us reason on these serious topics today… I want to learn from you as you will certainly learn from me, Iron sharpeneth Iron and the countenance of one truly brightens the other. R. I. P Michael Brown, Eric Garner, Amadou Diallo, Eleanor Bumpurs, Trayvon Martin, Rodney King and so many more! Africans, wake up! I pay respect to the Black race, a very powerful race of people, who were the first to be created. I pay my respect to Africa, Alkebulan, the land where civilization was created, I pay respect to all people of color, and to my ancestors and to the Orishas, To all Babalawos and Oloorishas and Iyanifas, I pay respect to the Elders of the night, I pay respect to God, Olodumare, and to Obara Meji, and to all the 16 major Odus of Ifa, and to the 240 permutations, I pay respect to all Orishas, the ancestors. to Ile Ife where Orunmila built his HOUSE, to OLORUN, to Oduduwa. Mojuba oooooo! Iba Orunmila, I ba Osun my mother. Black people honor your self, respect your self and each other, Black people wake up!…Big up yuh self where ever you are in the realm of spirit. Khalid Muhammad, Marcus Garvey, Nelson Mandela, Malcolm X , Paul Bogle, Three finger Jack, Nana of the maroons, gone but not forgotten!! Africa Gwan hold tight! Below is a quote I got from the an Internet site:

The following is a great Alkebulan quote:

“Think about your Alkebu-lan consciousness, your culture, your names, your homeland, your past, your civilizations, your heritage, your ancestors, and your Mind. Today we have a false identity of self, self-hatred, hatred for your brother, and a deep hatred for Alkebu-lan our origin.” 

Ódi ìgbà tí òjò bá dá kí alágboòrùn tó mọ̀ pé ẹrù lòun gbé. / It’s when the rain subsides that the person with an umbrella will realise it’s a burden…..Yoruba Proverbs![Whoever is in denial would have to face reality, eventually.]

All religions are valid as long as it teaches peace and love…..Obara Meji! There are no disappointments in life, only lessons learned…..Obara Meji!

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Omar Miller
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Thank you for mentioning Marcus Garvey .A great Jamaican. I am proud to be Jamaican and proud to be a descendant of the Africans

Obara Meji
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Np Kia

Lalibela A Nile (@Lalibela_Nile)
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Daddy Marcus!!! The most important Jamaican in a very long time–possibly of all time!!!

Ty
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toy7318
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Happy birthday to a great man!!!!!

Obara meji
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Omg I had no idea! Thank you Ty, happy Marcus
Garvey

Obara meji
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Marcus to date, has done the most for the black race!

Obara meji
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Yes it was prison oval I believe in Spanish town, he said this gate shall never open again and it did not, I heard that story akso

Ty
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No prob…today my mom told me a story about him…she said he was once locked up in a jail in Spanish town, after he was released, he slammed the jail cell door behind him…she said it was years before they could open it…we give honor to the one and only Marcus Mosiah Garvey…the black star liner…

Courtney
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On the topic of books is the metu neter by Ra Nu Nefer Amen I’m currently reading it now any thoughts..

Courtney
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Morning everyone!!
Just catching up can’t wait for Thursday!!

Cami
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Cami

Good Morning Obara Meji, Ty/Yw, Lalibela and his daughter, Nunu and her mummzy, MTH, Yazzy, Cgoh, AMH, Toy, Kia, Courtney, Day…me calling names to see if me a remember the roll. If I left any out…my apologies. Blessings. Me ago watch a little video on here and go sleep. Later

Lalibela A Nile (@Lalibela_Nile)
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Cami, hailings!

Ty
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Morning my spiritual family,
May the love and and light of the
Lord be with you all today and always…

Hubby and I are drinking the aloe as Obara had mentioned…it make you call on The Lord…it bitter…the first taste ain’t no joke…so far skittles has worked the best to counteract the taste …please share with us any tips you have to make this better…

Ty
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Toy, wat a dirty rass ting…why for the sake a money people a try blight young people future…cho…

God will deal dem…the God of my ancestors will never let these people prevail…

Toy continue to protect your baby…peace and love…

toy7318
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Thank you Ty!

toy7318
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The most hurtful racism that I have dealt with is with my daughter’s school. To make a long story short. I asked the principal (I hate, I use to like him, but not anymore) to hold my daughter back in the second grade and his reply to me was oh no, you know your daughter will be taller then all of the other kids in the class. The only option I have for you is to put her in special ed she may have a problem learning. Anyway, I went to the district to get her transferred to a school the is down the hill from us. They denied her access because the school is predominantly white. It is hurtful when a school looks as black children as merely a dollar sign and say they have learning disabilities to get more money of the child’s head. That is my story and I am sticking to it. They were discriminating against me and my child. Big up Obara!

Yazzy
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Yazzy

Toy hush ya babygirl… kids are innocent suh when ppl wicked suh to dem… dem must have bitta endz. You’re good mommy and you’re child’s best advocate so stand your ground always….

toy7318
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Thank you!

Cami
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Cami

Have a good Morning all.

NuNu
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NuNu

Good night folks! Loved these videos and discussions, can’t wait for Thursday!
Teach wi deh learn

Lalibela A Nile (@Lalibela_Nile)
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Sweet dreams NuNu!

Obara meji
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I am glad

Cami
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Cami

I buk dem type a people yah, and I can tell yu say the ones me run cross I don’t respect them methods. Dem howl like a pack a wild dogs and me cannot tek to the combining of Christianity and Ancient rites.

Ty
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I am headed off to bed…sweet dreams thank you Obara…I may be dreaming and be at a revival drilling or somewhere in a China…lol

Lalibela A Nile (@Lalibela_Nile)
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Sweet dreams Ty…

Ty
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I will watch the other videos tomorrow…

Ty
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Obara…sorry, this auto correct…

Ty
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Ibarra, thr pencils and rulers in the head gear is for what?

Lalibela A Nile (@Lalibela_Nile)
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Now where can I find a revival church?

Lalibela A Nile (@Lalibela_Nile)
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My Peeps:

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Bey40yajw2U&w=420&h=315]

Ty
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Him hair look better than mine…lol

Ty
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Drilling at a revival church is on my bucket list, never been…

toy7318
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Oh yes! I love this! I just finished reading The destruction of a black civilization. When you start reading and learning more about our history you will never look at life the same. Never ever again! Knowledge is definitely power!

Ty
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I never traveled, drilled or any such but can imagine…

Ty
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There something about revivalism that gets me all the time

Cami
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Cami

I’m going to leave the room for a while so that you two (Lalibela and O) can reason.

Lalibela A Nile (@Lalibela_Nile)
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Cami, see you soon!!!

Cami
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Cami

Tomorrow or later in the hours I’ll take this video in Lalibela.

Lalibela A Nile (@Lalibela_Nile)
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Do that which you must Cami. Also know that you can also download any Youtube video by removing the “https://www.” portion of the Youtube web address with “ss”.

Once you are redirected, look to the right and select your download format of choice: MP4 360, 720 where applicable, et al…

Cami
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Cami

Thanks.

Lalibela A Nile (@Lalibela_Nile)
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[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g7k_oKWuWIQ&w=420&h=315]

Lalibela A Nile (@Lalibela_Nile)
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I am here listening to a Dr. John Henrik Clarke, Dr. Ivan Van Sertima and Dr. Yosef Ben discussion that was hosted by Gil Noble–of Jamaican descendant… Selloff

Cami
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Cami

*Forgive me…I wrote “communiTITIES”.lolol Then again, the error can go towards black women giving birth adn breast feeding these idlers.

NuNu
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NuNu

Lololol Cami yuh tek. That is the truth about the wukliss one dem whe pwile wha the people dem a try stand fah. The tv dem and hair weave etc. is a disgrace!

Obara meji
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Yes but dem feel dem big!

Obara meji
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Grungggg

Obara meji
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Why yuh tink I love african proverbs so much especially the Yorubas?

Cami
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Cami

Good evening. Obara me ago stop compliment de post dem because they are ALWAYS on par.

Okay, here goes. Me going to say it in all honesty and nu put me mouth a grung…Black people mek me shame a number of times, same as I may do things fi shame other blacks too…hey even ground.

Imagine! a demonstration for injustice taking place and there are pictures of black men adn women looting and the most shameful of them all is the photos of women carrying out packs of HAIR WEAVE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Yazzy
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Yazzy

Preach Cami! Lolol

Lalibela A Nile (@Lalibela_Nile)
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Ok, I just finished re-watching Christianity Before Christ and all I can say is WOW!!!

NuNu
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NuNu

Racism is such a horrible thing, just stating the obvious here, but I’ve faced it more times than I care to remember. I hate not being taken at face value because I am black, automatically my skin color makes me unprincipled. I remember going into a store and when I was leaving I was stopped by security and searched, there was a young man coming out of the store beside me with a bag also but they barely glanced at him. I was so humiliated.

Lalibela A Nile (@Lalibela_Nile)
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Seek to be a polymath; this says everything: “I am a child of Imhotep” – Hippocrates

NuNu
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NuNu

Nile most of these books and people u and teach mentioned I have never heard of, I really do need to educate myself. When I’m in certain discussions I don’t have that wealth of knowledge,unfortunately, that I need to clearly bring my point across

NuNu
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NuNu

Evening everyone, I Don’t even know where to begin with this one. I have so much to say about this topic. It is so difficult for some people to step out of the religious box, whether it’s because they feel comfortable and wish to not extend themselves beyond what religion teaches or they fear not only of what’s out ” there” but if they acknowledge that’s it there then that will somehow offend the Source of all things which we call God. What hurts me to the core is the fact that some people will nod in agreement when it is expressed that God is vast beyond our understanding, and also that he is omnipresent omniscient and omnipotent. They’ll clap and say Amen! But when you present something that isn’t in accordance with what religion teaches then you are a blaspheming and allowing the devil to use you. Someone said to me, all thanks belong to God therefore saying thank you to guides and guardians and angels is wrong, and acknowledging the earth and trees etc. for the energy they provide by saying thank you is somehow desrespectful to God because all thanks should be reserved only for him becausehe is a jealous God. This is the same God we all agreed is all things, knows all things and sees all things and who we as humans can’t even begin to fathom with our limited selves.

Lalibela A Nile (@Lalibela_Nile)
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NuNu, most people are okay with you agreeing with them in theory but not reality. Independent of theory, they will shut you down…

Ty
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I will be back in a few…mommy duties call…

Obara meji
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Cami with real protestors will be losers

Ty
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I am currently reading the narrative of sojourner truth, very moving…

kiabubblez
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kiabubblez

Hello peepz o ma se o im about to start reading Black labor, white wealth. Also Plz watch dr claud anderson n dr frances cress wielding on youtube. Powerful lessons to be learned from them. Deh 1 stush boring cookout o ma se o soon return

Lalibela A Nile (@Lalibela_Nile)
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Kia, Frances Cress Welsing, is such a blessed soul [he Isis Papers]. I use to a lecture that use to have on Wednesdays!!!

Ty
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Boom… Loved this…it touched my core…being maroon came with stigmas from my own Jcans… We must all wake up…

I am African…no other race will claim me…

The beautiful black blood coarses thru my veins…my skin color is a curse and a blessing…it is a curse for when others see it, they fear me…the fear that I will reach my full potential and will do anything to stop me…it is a blessings for I know I am from a line of strong people who despite rape, beatings, mailings, mental and psychological warfare chose not to become like their vile oppressors …. Despite all we faced, we still love and fear God….

Proud African who refuse to let them define me…

Lalibela A Nile (@Lalibela_Nile)
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Ty: Goddess of the Perfect Black–melanin rich darling and the envy of all other races!!!

Ty
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Ase….

Dem steal everything from we…and still do…

Lalibela A Nile (@Lalibela_Nile)
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Here is the link to download John Henrik Clarke’s Christianity Before Christ–once the page comes up, look to the left and download your format of choice:

http://en.savefrom.net/#url=http://youtube.com/watch?v=NvQldd-McsI&utm_source=youtube.com&utm_medium=short_domains&utm_campaign=ssyoutube.com

Lalibela A Nile (@Lalibela_Nile)
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Given that Walter Rodney spent a lot of time in Jamaica, here is a good read–How Europe Underdeveloped Africa:

http://www.blackherbals.com/walter_rodney.pdf

Lalibela A Nile (@Lalibela_Nile)
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So which book are we going to go with? 🙂

Yazzy
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Yazzy

Good evening Obara and Niles.

Obara, very informative post and interactive comments between you and Nile. I’m embarrassed to know much of my identity but we gotta start from somewhere… so thanks for recommending this authors and their books.

Can you recommend one we can read now and discuss in the coming week?? I thrive better with this interactive learning environment you have set up and find the comments and experiences very helpful.

Lalibela A Nile (@Lalibela_Nile)
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Yazzy, that is a very good ideal!!! We should all read or watch the same reference and then discuss said reference!!!

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