“With this breath I thee wed, my true nature… my forever… my being. With this breath I say ‘yes,’ and I embrace that which is real within me ~ All that is great within me; all that is… Read More
Posted on March 23, 2013 by malaika mutere
African Culture, Afrocentricity, Hero's Journey, Oral Aesthetics, Oral Tradition, Pop Music, Storytelling
Berry Gordy, call-response motif, Common, emcees, griot, hip-hop culture, Joseph Campbell, Martin Luther King, masquerade motif, Michael Bernard Beckwith, Michael Jackson, Motown, Nommo, Trickster, ubuntu
When the missionaries came to Africa, they had the Bible and we had the land. They said, “Let us pray.” We closed our eyes. When we opened them, we had the Bible and they had the land. ~… Read More
Posted on November 2, 2011 by malaika mutere
African Culture, Afrocentricity, Hero's Journey, Oral Aesthetics, Oral Tradition, Storytelling
Auset, Carl Jung, colonialism, Desmond Tutu, eye of horus, Hathor, hero's journey, Heru, Horus, Hotep, Individuation, Isis, James Bonnet, Joseph Campbell, Kemet, Lake Victoria, masquerade, Mataria, metaphor, Nile, Nommo, Sankofa, talking drum, ubuntu
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