WITH ALL OF THE RESOURCES IN AFRICA, WHY ARE BLACK AFRICANS GLOBALLY, STRUGGLING TO SURVIVE?
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By oshi427ade — 1 year ago
The Black Reality Think Tank is honored to have as our guest conversationalist on this week’s broadcast, Mr. Gene Peters.
Mr. Peters is a Historian, Educator, Educational Consultant, and noted Heritage Collector. His private collection is called “THE GENE ALEXANDER PETERS COLLECTION OF RARE & HISTORIC AFRICAN AMERICAN ARTIFACTS.” He is also President of The Schomburg Corporation (the officially chartered, independent advisory affiliate to the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture) headquartered in Harem, NY.
Mr. Peters was recently invited to curate and feature a custom: “SLAVERY IN NEW YORK CITY: The African Burial Ground Tribute Exhibit” for the National Black Theater in Harlem, NY!!
The production entitle “UNHEARD VOICES,” conceived, developed, and produced by 4x Emmy award winning writer & playwright JUDY TATE, is a powerful, original, monologue play in which featured actors “Give Voice” to the 419 unnamed African and African American men, women, and children who are buried in the “rediscovered” colonial era burial ground in NYC, originally named, ‘Negroes Burying Ground’ or ‘Negroes Burial Ground’ (@1690 – 1794).
By blackreality — 2 months ago
Tonight on the Black Reality Think Tank radio program, we will discuss methods on ways to make this practice a REALITY.
Kwanzaa is an African-American and Pan-African holiday that celebrates family, community, and culture. It is observed from December 26 through January 1 and its origins may be found in the first harvest celebrations of Africa, from which this holiday takes its name. Kwanzaa is derived from the phrase, “matunda ya kwanza,” which means “first fruits” in Swahili, a Pan-African tongue that is the most widely spoken language of Africa. The first-fruits celebrations are recorded in African history dating back to Ancient Egypt and Nubia, with references, both ancient and modern, appearing in other classical African civilizations, such as Ashantiland and Yorubaland, and among societies as large as empires…
Kwanzaa was conceived and developed in 1966 by Dr. Maulana Ron Karenga, an author, and scholar-activist who stresses the need to preserve, continually revitalize and promote African American culture.Post Views: 185
By blackreality — 5 months ago
African American communities throughout the nation are preparing for a season of electoral politics. What are the outcome expectations for the African American community? How does the community ensure it’s agenda is considered?Post Views: 1,263