Category: Africa Support

Maskandi

  Maskandi Image Credit : ngcoboempire.co.za   Maskanda (or Maskandi) is a kind of Zulu folk music that is evolving with South African society. Ethekwini Online describes it as “The music played by the man on the move, the modern minstrel, today’s troubadour. It is the music of the man…

Pantsula Dance : Kasi style

  Pantsula Dance : Kasi style Image Credit : www.channel24.co.za   Pantsula is a tradition and also a highly energetic dance form that originated in the black townships of South Africa during the apartheid era. It developed into a form of social commentary for black South Africans and has undergone…

Capoeira : Afro-Brazilian martial art

  Capoeira : Afro-Brazilian martial art   Image Credit : newsofthesouth.com   Capoeira is an Afro-Brazilian martial art that combines elements of dance,acrobatics, and music. It was developed in Brazil at the beginning of the 16th century. It is known for its quick and complex maneuvers, predominantly using power, speed, and…

Where is the truth hidden?

      Where is the truth hidden?   Image Credit : ballinyourcourt.wordpress.com   The self styled Enlightened man is a perennial thief. He steals, controls & then sells water, knowledge & existence as his own. His goal is to control…

The many faces of African separatism (disunity)

  The many faces of African separatism (disunity)   Graphic Credit : hcldr.wordpress.com   African separatism is just a word. Just like xenophobia, tribalism, religious & gang wars are just words. What is real is the pandemic mistreatment & murder of…

Ankara : African Wax Prints

   Ankara : African Wax Prints   Image Credit : answersafrica.com   African Wax Prints also known as Ankara and Dutch wax prints are omnipresent and common materials for clothing in Africa, especially West Africa. They are industrially produced, colorful cotton cloths with batik-inspired printing. One feature of these…

The African Sense Of Community Is A Universal Phenomenon

The African Sense Of Community Is A Universal Phenomenon Graphic Credit: kaiserscience.wordpress.com   African is just a word. A word is just an imagination of a human being. The true power of a word is in its meaning. African really means…

Separatism : The weakness in disunity

  Separatism : The weakness in disunity Image Credit: Pinterest.com   “Energy can be neither created nor destroyed, but can change form.” You are energy, and the universe is energy. It is not possible for you to exclude yourself from the collective…

Lewis Howard Latimer

  Lewis Howard Latimer   Image Credit: invention.si.edu   Life September 4, 1848 – December 11, 1928     His Story   Graphic Credit: poemsearcher.com   Lewis Howard Latimer was born in Chelsea, Massachusetts, on September 4, 1848, the youngest of four children…

Granville Woods

  Granville Woods   Graphic Credit: en.lisapoyakama.org     Life April 23, 1856 – January 30, 1910     His Story   Graphic Credit: blackmattersus.com   Granville Tailer Woods (April 23, 1856 – January 30, 1910) was an American inventor who held more than…

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