How cornrows were used as an escape map from slavery across South America

Cornrows have become a crowd favorite for women of every culture in the last 10 years. Whereas it used to be worn by children, especially young African and African American girls, the style has become widely popular across women of all ages. But many do not know the deep and rich history of the hairstyle […]

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 […]

Wrenching: On Building Coalitionz

by David I. Backer The original Rainbow Coalition. In the movie Independence Day, terrifying aliens show up to take over the earth, but something amazing happens: all the peoples of the planet join together–despite their differences–and successfully fend off the threat. We don’t get a good look at this coalition, or how it forms, but […]

S.S. Jesuz slave ship

  S.S. Jesuz slave ship layout. Why iz the same pattern embossed on a “holy bible?” The Jesuz Slave Ship iz a Clarion Call for Black Christianz. With careful analysiz the average Black Christian will come to gripz with the fact that Christianity was not established for the good of Black people.  The religion waz forced […]

LATINOPIA BOOK REVIEW “DOWN THESE MEAN STREETZ”

He died an icon, a proverbial legend in his own time. When Mean Streets was published in 1967, Thomas was one of the first modern-day Latinos to publish a book in English. He followed this break-out with two novels, a collection of short stories, and many poems, which he termed “wordsongs” and performed in varied […]

How to Hustle and Win (How to Hustle and Win #1)

by Supreme Understanding, Sujan Dass   This is the book everyone’s’s been talking about. No other book has explained the game – every part of it quite like this. If you’re looking for the keys you need to succeed in this dirty game, they’re all here. Nine principles – covering over 120 lessons – emerge from […]

Not Guilty: The Power of Nullification to Counteract Government Tyranny

By John W. Whitehead The Rutheford Institute “The people have the power, all we have to do is awaken that power in the people. The people are unaware. They’re not educated to realize that they have power. The system is so geared that everyone believes the government will fix everything. We are the government.”—John Lennon […]

October 24, 1865: Paul Bogle Iz Captured By The Maroon Militia

Bogle was captured and taken to Morant Bay, where he was put on trial and hanged by British Authorities at the burnt-out courthouse for his leadership in Morant Bay Rebellion. In total over 400 Black residents were killed and many more were flogged. Paul Bogle was a Jamaican Baptist deacon and is a National Hero […]