Motif: UbuNtu

ubuntuUbuNtu – the overarching unity-conscious worldview/cultural philosophy of BaNtu [‘persons’] which translates into English as “I am, because We are…” [John S. Mbiti]. UbuNtu is the state of organic balance, communal grace, and aesthetic beauty towards which Africa’s transformative humanizing modes of oral discourse have aspired over the millennia and throughout the Diaspora, as evident in Black Popular Music… 

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