Fable: The Mshinde Projects

In the Service of our Ancestors and African Love, Listen Seeker, I come in peace, “Warfare starts with a recruitment of people and ends with an exposure to the enemy. Somehow we don’t recruit, arm, organize, train, lodge, etc; but we’re shocked that our exposure is to our demise.” — Onitaset Kumat It bears repeating,Continue reading “Fable: The Mshinde Projects”

The Principle Problem of European Television

In the Service of our Ancestors and African Love, Listen Seeker, I come in peace, “Men need images. Lacking them they invent idols. Better then to found the images on realities that lead the true seeker to the source.” — African Proverb If wolves could produce Television, and men were a part of their audience,Continue reading “The Principle Problem of European Television”

Speech: The Allegory of the Zoo Lion

In the Service of our Ancestors and African Love, Listen Seeker, I come in peace, “Nea ope se obedi hene daakye no, firi ase sue som ansa” (“He who wants to be king in the future must first learn to serve.”) — African Proverb A few months ago, I was invited to write and performContinue reading “Speech: The Allegory of the Zoo Lion”

“Principles” By W. E. B. Du Bois

Listen Siblings, I come in peace, “Whatever liberty is worth to the whites, it is worth to the blacks; therefore, whatever it cost the whites to obtain it, the blacks would be willing and ready to pay, if they desire it.” — Martin Delany Martin Delany beautifully sums up the legacy of African struggle, puttingContinue reading ““Principles” By W. E. B. Du Bois”

Fable: The European’s Share

Listen Siblings, I come in peace, “Man must learn to increase his sense of responsibility and of the fact that everything he does will have its consequences.” — African Proverb (KMT) Have you ever heard of “The Lion’s Share?”  Aesop, an African, had retold many African Fables during his time and one which resurfaced forContinue reading “Fable: The European’s Share”