Why Amerika Cannot Let Emmett Till Rest in Peace

For a third time, some white-supremacist-fucks have vandalized a plaque commemorating the spot where Emmett Till’s tortured body was pulled from a Mississippi river in August 1955. Since this memorial marker was first installed in 2007, it has been stolen and then shot up with guns, most recently on July 26, 2018—a month after it […]

Why Afrika’s Biggest Enemy Is Disunity

South Africans protest against Apartheid. Photo credit: News Interactive For decades, innocent Africans suffered some of the worst atrocities at the hands of colonialists who saw themselves as more human than the “unschooled” Black “savages.” Indeed, this bigoted order of things shattered the souls, minds, and bodies of the people of Africa in some of […]

Read Emperor Haile Selassie’s iconic 1963 speech that inspired Bob Marley’s hit song “War”

Emperor Haile Selassie May 25 of every year in Africa is Africa Day. The day is set aside by the African Union (AU) to commemorate the founding of the Organization of African Unity (OAU). Throughout this week, which is also termed #AfricaWeek, Face2Face Africa will be sharing some iconic speeches by the founding fathers of […]

The unsung female heroes of Afrika’s liberation you should know

Kenya’s Mau Mau Women Freedom Fighters In The Forest. Photo: SDE While many of the African male freedom fighters are well-known, their female counterparts have been largely forgotten. These women, usually left to the margins of the society, were quite instrumental in the fight for the liberation of their respective countries. Some women went to […]

RBG Earth-day

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

7 less-known ancient Afrikan civilisations that you might not find in colonisers’ books

Many flourishing empires existed in Africa dating as far back as 700AD. These empires were established by indigenous Africans who lived centuries before those who came into contact with the Europeans through trace and later colonisation. Ancient African civilizations, even though rejected by several western scholars have existed. The pre-advanced states are known for their captivating […]

“A Reason For Living”: An explosive historical novel set in Jamaica, of love sex culture and revolution

In the 1960s, the little country of Jamaica gained independence from England, and begun discarding over 400 years of Spanish and British domination, racism and classism; and unleashing some of the greatest creative talents in music, sports, dance, and intellectual applications. Julian Jingles, rude boy writer, working at the at Gleaner Company in Kingston, Jamaica circa 1970, two […]

Here’s proof that Afrikans settled in South Amerika long before (killer) Columbus’s voyage

Photo: Ancient Pages Long before Christopher Columbus set out for his first trip to the Americas in 1492, a number of Africans had already made this voyage. Although the Malians, led by King Abubakari II, made the trip in 1300, archaeologists have found a number of artefacts that indicate that Africans had set foot and lived in South America as far […]

Bling-bling, the modern day popular culture with roots in Ancient Afrika’s display of wealth Bling-bling, the modern day popular culture with roots in Ancient Afrika’s display of wealth

  Photo: Silversea Cruises) The term bling-bling became one of the most used slang in the 2000s after hip-hop music gained grounds and African-American artists were enjoying centre stage. Along with their popularity came wealth, of which they celebrated and spoke on daily basis. After a while, as more and more artistes continued to make […]

Bob Marley interview in Oakland, California, 11/30/1979

A particularly in-depth interview with reggae legend Bob Marley, conducted by journalist W.C. Welch, in Oakland, California, on 11/30/79, likely before Marley’s concert at Oakland Auditorium that evening. Many of the themes addressed in Marley’s 1979 album, Survival, widely considered his most politically militant and pan-Africanist in nature, find further exploration in this discussion.