“You went to school to learn, girl Things you never, never knew before Li-i-ike “I-before-E-except-after-C” And why “2-plus-2-makes-4” Na… na… Now… I’m gonna teach you, All about love…” (J-5)
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Posted on December 22, 2011 by malaika mutere
African Culture, Afrocentricity, Colonial Experience, Hero's Journey, Oral Aesthetics, Oral Tradition, Pop Music
ABC, Absalom Mutere, Bantu, Berry Gordy, Black Studies, call-response, Civil Rights, Clarence Carter, Freedom Train, Independence, Jackson 5, James Carr, John S. Mbiti, Kenya, Kenya High School, kimoyo, masquerade, matriarchal aesthetics, Michael Jackson, mojo, Motown, Nina Simone, Nommo, oral-aesthetic, Otis Redding, Play songs, Sound of Young America, ubuntu, Young Gifted and Black
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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