In the Service of our Ancestors and African Love,
Listen Seeker, I come in peace,
“The man who will not fight for the protection of his wife and children is a coward and deserves to be ill treated. The man who takes his life in his hand and stands up for what he knows to be right will always command the respect of his enemy.” — John Edward Bruce
It was February 28, 1927 when Marcus Garvey published the below poem. If nothing else, it’s a reminder to the Masculine Role as articulated by John Edward Bruce and referenced by myself (see “African Femininity and Masculinity.“) The African Woman is the Mother of all Women. The Mother of Beauty, the Mother of Health, the Mother of Wisdom. All can refer to her as “Mother.” And she is the African Man’s Wife.
There is Confusion of her Role and…
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This narrative tells the story of two lovers through my eyes as a dancer and admirer of music, particularly 90’s R&B. I hope you enjoy and feedback as well as constructive criticism is always welcome!
So young in the beginning, she politely accepted his hand as he asked her to dance. As he led her to the dance floor, she thought, “I’m not his type”. The music was so soft but yet alluring. Something different about him, she thought. His confidence made her head twirl and her imagination tip toed into the future, a soft bourree’ into places in her mind she would not dare share with anyone, for certain not him. Would she dare dream that he is the ONE?
The music sped up and became a bit louder as the song transitioned into a conscious hip hop beat, making the young couples’ hearts saute with delight, and as…
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Black men and women who date and marry white people are their own worst enemies. Most of them promote the same negative stereotype white supremacist promote about black people, then these idiots wonder why they are hated, especially by the opposite sex of their race. Why can’t black men who date and marry white women do it without stereotyping and degrading black women? Why can’t black women date and marry white men do it without stereotyping and degrading black men? .And for those of you who say you don’t do it. Why don’t you fight against the ones who do it? Don’t you have the common sense to know that they are making all of you look bad?