|Posted by Reunionblackfamily. on June 28, 2014 at 1:30 PM||comments (1)|
I Speak of Freedom 1961
For centuries, Europeans dominated the African continent. The white man arrogated to himself the right to rule and to be obeyed by the non-white; his mission, he claimed, was to "civilise"Africa. Under this cloak, the Europeans robbed the continent of vast riches and inflicted unimaginable suffering on the African people.
All this makes a sad s...Read Full Post »
|Posted by Storymama on May 3, 2012 at 6:50 PM||comments (1)|
U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvaniaorders the release of President Nkrumah's diary to his daughter, the HonorableSamia Yaba Nkrumah, M.P.
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|Posted by Reunionblackfamily. on September 28, 2011 at 7:35 AM||comments (2)|
While many African leaders have aspired to inherit Nkrumah’s mantle as the visionary and driver of Pan-Africanism and continental unity, writes Yao Graham,a gaping political leadership vacuum remains at the heart of the continent’s collective expression. From an age when there were a number of outstanding African leaders, among whom Nkrumah was preeminent, Graham argues that the African Union’s election of Gadd...Read Full Post »
|Posted by Reunionblackfamily. on July 11, 2011 at 2:45 PM||comments (0)|
In Ewe, 'Ke' means open and 'Te' means close. The weavers name the cloth they produced based on...Read Full Post »
|Posted by Reunionblackfamily. on May 13, 2011 at 9:25 AM||comments (3)|
The Ashanti live in central Ghana in western Africa approximately 300km. away from the coast. The Ashanti are a major ethnic group of the Akans in Ghana, a fairly new nation, barely more than 50 years old. Ghana, previously the Gold Coast, was a British colony until 1957. It is now politically separated into four main parts. Ashanti is in the center and Kumasi is the capital.
To the Ashanti, the family and the mother’s clan are most ...Read Full Post »