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Impisi

Impisi (HYENA) 

Her heart empty of vitality

She succumbs with her tragedy

Taken out of her territory

She thinks about her history

From her despair, she is withering

From the time, she waits for the grave

Far from her shelter, she lives as renegade

From the pack, she is the survivor

Queen of emptiness

Her sentiments confounded to sadness

Soul fatigued and full of pain

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Activism, Articles, Features, review, Stories 0 comments on Revolt of the Black athlete The hidden history of Muhammad Ali By David Zirin

Revolt of the Black athlete The hidden history of Muhammad Ali By David Zirin

Appeared in International Socialist Review Issue 33, January–February 2004

Dave Zirin is the author of Welcome to the Terrordome: The Pain, Politics and Promise of Sports (Haymarket Books, 2007), The Muhammad Ali Handbook (MQ Publications, 2007), and What’s My Name, Fool? (Haymarket Books, 2005). He is Press Action’s 2005 and read more

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Dinanga, the Ark of Refuge

Eighteen days since the ship began its voyage toward
the distant capital town of Kin-Malebo;
On the majestic river Congo; sailing slowly and hesitantly
on the vicious liquid leaving behind the foretold
fall of a regime in disarray.
We have tamped everything down under the bags of cassava;
the life conditions are unimaginable on the barges.

Solitude!

When the shadow of the night appears, the torrential
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Part.4. African’s Peacefull Means: structural Violence in Africa

The last decades in Africa have been marred by unprecedented levels of political, ethnic, and transnational conflict. This continent is one of the major battlegrounds of global forces; it is the most marginalized areas of the world. More than thirty wars have been fought in Africa since 1970, and most of these have been internal rather than inter-state wars. In 1996 alone, 14 of read more

Activism, Articles, Poetry, review, TRANSCEND Africa 0 comments on Lyrics: We’ve Had Enough By Michael Jackson

Lyrics: We’ve Had Enough By Michael Jackson

 Love was taken from a young life
And no one told her why
Her direction has a dimlight
From one more violent crime

She innocently questioned why
Why her father had to die
She asked the men in blue
How is it that you get to choose
Who will live and who will die
Did god say that you could decide?
You saw he didn’t run
And that my daddy had no gun

In the middle of a village
Way in a distant land
Lies a poor boy with his broken toy
Too young to understand

He’s read more

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Listing of Select Africa and Afro-Diasporan Art Exhibitions Worldwide

Listing of Select African and Afro-Diasporan Art Exhibitions Worlwide.

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“Njideka Akunyili Crosby” at the Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, USA.

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