Sometimes you don't know where inspiration will come from. I am about to start a bucket drumming club with youth at the local Harvey Rice School in Cleveland on Tuesdays. Since proclaiming that I would start such a club, I have been in need of a push - just a little nudge to give me some [...]
Great article. Asante sana!
In the Service of our Ancestors and African Love,
Listen Seeker, I come in peace,
“Self-Determinant People Seek and Develop their own Peace, Possessions and Consciousness.” — African Blood Siblings Core Tenet
From Ethiopia to Kongo Mancala is a strategic numbers game. In Ancient Kamit, Senet combined luck and strategy in an exciting pasttime. Over a bowl of Joloff Rice two Africans are putting checkers to shame playing Yote. And among many curious minds the difficult magic squares are being made. Yet we colonized Africans play Call of Duty, Madden, Warcraft and the Sims, which not only pale strategically, but rely on us to think like them in order to succeed. Yet we the colonized will be the leaders? Only if we Sankofa first.
Chess (?) in Ancient Kamit
No people will truly be Self-Determinant without thinking like themselves (or as their ancestors thought.) The games assist. The games are…
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