America’s slavery experience: Underground Railroad

By Dr. Kwame Nantambu March 26, 2007 Slavery started in the United States in 1619 when twenty Afrikans arrived at Jamestown, Virginia, aboard a Dutch ship. According to the 1850 census figures, there were 3.5 million Afrikan slaves in the United States. On 1st January, 1863, President Abraham Lincoln signed the Emancipation Proclamation thereby freeing … Continue reading America’s slavery experience: Underground Railroad

Freemasonry: Ancient Afrikan/Kemetic/Egyptian communal way of life and being

By Dr. Kwame Nantambu March 09, 2007 Trinidad and Tobago News Blog www.trinidadandtobagonews.com/blog The purpose of this article is to examine the evolution of Freemasonry, its purpose, education process and communal way of life. At the outset, one cannot talk about the origin of Freemasonry; the discussion must focus on the evolution of this system … Continue reading Freemasonry: Ancient Afrikan/Kemetic/Egyptian communal way of life and being

Exposing ethnic disparity in TnT

By Dr. Kwame Nantambu November 02, 2006 Trinidad and Tobago News Blog www.trinidadandtobagonews.com/blog Now that the Divali and Eid celebrations have ended, it is this citizen’s civic responsibility to opine on the nature, respect, acceptance and tolerance of ethnic expressions in T’n’T. At the outset, it must be stated that the current playing field is … Continue reading Exposing ethnic disparity in TnT

Dealing with Colourism

A Step Towards the African Revolution By Leslie, africaspeaks.com October 05, 2006 www.trinidadandtobagonews.com The session at the last Moonlight Gathering in September was highly profound and without a doubt, edifying and interesting. Usually, after a period of song, poetry, drumming and other chosen activities, the group at the Moonlight Gathering would engage an issue; any … Continue reading Dealing with Colourism

Originality vs Nationality in TnT: Facing Historical Reality

By Dr. Kwame Nantambu September 13, 2006 Thesis One of the most revered and nationally accepted, but Eurocentric, ahistorical, divisive and dysfunctional adages is the 31st August 1962 Inaugural Independence Message by then Prime Minister and historian Dr. Eric Williams, in part as follows: “There can be no Mother India, for those whose ancestors came … Continue reading Originality vs Nationality in TnT: Facing Historical Reality

Building Bridges to Unite African People

TriniView.com This year, for the first time, there will be a major Emancipation festival in South Trinidad. The Southern Emancipation Committee, a newly formed organisation will be hosting the festival which runs from Friday 28th July until Tuesday 1st August 2006 on the Harris Promenade, south Trinidad. The theme of this inaugural event is Building … Continue reading Building Bridges to Unite African People