CABRALISTA | part 1 | Amilcar Cabral

CABRALISTA FOCUSES ON A. CABRAL’S LEGACY AND THE BIRTH OF THE “CABRALIST” MOVEMENT IN UPRISING AFRICA Synopsis The Movie is a 2011 documentary film by Valerio Lopes. It asserts a number of theory-based ideas born around Amilcar Cabral and the independents and human rights movements he led mainly in the 1960’ies. Amílcar Cabral was a […]

Religion, Africa and The World

Over the years iMWiL! has sought to expand and extend discussions of the African foundations of world religion and the political impact of that reality and its general omission from popular consciousness.  Here are some of those attempted interventions… happy holidays! “Christianity Before Christ”IMIXWHATILIKE.ORGJOHN G. JACKSON 1. “Christianity Before Christ” — JOHN G. JACKSON 46:13 2. “The Historical Jesus […]

Towards a Pan Afrikan political culture

Critical pedagogy, reparative justice and the end of global white supremacy Libcom Ikaweba Bunting Nov 02, 2017 An African centered critical pedagogy is required in order to create the cadre of the men and women capable of making the analysis as well as developing the policies, structures and systems for the realization of Pan African […]

Police Dogs and Anti-Black Violence

By Tyler Parry   Protest observer (Walter Gadsden, 17) in Birmingham, Alabama, USA, on 3 May 1963, being attacked by police dogs during a civil rights protest. (Bill Hudson/AP) On July 11, 2017, a video circulated throughout social media depicting the San Diego police deploying a canine against an unarmed suspect. Posted by a bystander named Angel Nunez, […]

Trappin’ For Your Love: A Twisted Love Affair

  This is my daughter’s first published book. I would really appreciate it if  some of you take the time to read it, and let us know what you think. Kindle Edition by Chrissy Love (Author), Thai Gardner (Illustrator), Tysha Jordyn (Editor) Synopsis  J’Nya Watkins, is a thirty-two-year-old college student, holding down two jobs, determined to reach her goals in life. […]

RBG Earthday

  Brought back to the world through the UNIA-ACL with Marcus Garvey as President-General on August 13, 1920 in New York City, the RBG is a symbol of the red blood uniting all Afrikans, those at home and those abroad, the black skin of the first human to take a great walk in the sun […]

Brazil’s hidden slavery

By Julia Carneiro BBC Brasil, Rio de Janeiro – 25 December 2014 Rio de Janeiro is a city looking to the future. Major development work is underway in the city’s historic port area as it prepares to host the Olympics in 2016. But the construction effort to make all that happen has unexpectedly shone a light on […]

Reparations is Dead: How to Resurrect It

by Dr. Jahi Issa and Reggie Mabry The moral case for Black reparations has effectively been made, but the legal argument has met much frustration in the courts. The authors believe that the period after 1808, when U.S. participation in the international slave trade was outlawed, is key to clearing the legal hurdles to reparations. […]

It is Necessary to Unify the Brazilian Black Movement

by Puneet Chadha and Jamile Araújo More than half of Brazil’s population is of African descent, yet concerted action among Afro-Brazilians has often been elusive. Black organizations from across the nation gathered in the city of Salvador to resist the “regressive measures” imposed by the “putschist government” of Michel Temer. “To tackle this serious crisis, […]

NATURAL MONUMENT TO RESISTANCE: THE GREAT DISMAL SWAMP WAS A REFUGE FOR THOSE ESCAPING SLAVERY

Rarely is the real history of the Great Dismal Swamp ever talked about. There is a good reason. It was used for nearly 250 years as a sanctuary for those escaping slavery and colonialism. In the 1800s, the Great Dismal Swamp was a 2,000 square mile tangle of dense brush, swamps and bogs between Virginia […]