Category Archives: Black Consciousness

Black.P-O-W-E-R.

Beautiful poetry. Follow blkgirlswrite for more like this.

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Orientalism

By Lindokuhle Makapela, 6 Sep ’16 Edward Said states that the way in which the West has studied the East, Africa and the rest of the world is prejudiced and very ethnocentric (Said, 1978:10). The West uses studies of the … Continue reading

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Azania – Land Of The Melanated

There often exists an undeclared state of war among people involv­ed in the struggle for liberation as between those who support and those who are against the use of the name Azania as an alternative name for a liberated South … Continue reading

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Decolonisation

Recently I’ve been seeing a lot of posts from angry “land thieves” regarding decolonisation and land reform. They seem to believe that, because the Nguni tribes that now make up the majority of Azania’s population “migrated” from Central Africa into … Continue reading

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Now or Never.

The modern world is so obsessed with: being one, speaking one language, looking the same, being controlled by one state.

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Relevance Of Black Consciousness Today

To truly be able to determine whether Black Consciousness is relevant today, an analysis of the way South Africa has fared under the ANC’s administration is necessary, something that is outside the scope of this article. Nevertheless, it is possible … Continue reading

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Black History Month #BHM

“If you do not know what was; you cannot understand what is and you are therefore ill-prepared for what is yet to come. Wise people study history because it is cyclical in nature. For history is the recorded deeds of … Continue reading

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Morality in Capitalism

Marcus Garvey, Malcom X, Steve Biko, Martin Luther King Jr. were all from the Afrikans school of thought. The perfect balance of spirit and self-reliance.

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AZAPO – The remnants of the BCM

The Azanian People’s Organisation (AZAPO) is a South African political party and a former freedom movement. The organisation’s two student wings are the Azanian Students’ Movement (AZASM) for high school learners and the other being for tertiary students called the … Continue reading

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Biko Commemoration Day

Saturday marked the 38th anniversary of the death of activist and struggle icon, Bantu Biko. Biko’s corpse was discovered in a prison cell in Pretoria on 12 September 1977. He sustained brain damage after being beaten and transported for over 1100km … Continue reading

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