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September 21, 2017

Readings

The Language of the Goddess: Marija Gimbutas

We infrequently talk about the Goddess and how the divine feminine has shaped this world. The Language of the Goddess [Marija Gimbutas, Joseph Campbell]. The first authoritative work on the ancient goddess culture. —Boston Globe The Goddess is the most potent and persistent feature in the archaeological records of the ancient world Source: The Language

The African Origin of Civilization: Myth or Reality

Our origins are more in question by non-browns than by us. We know our origins, but non-browns have been working tirelessly to erase our memories. Amazon.com: The African Origin of Civilization: Myth or Reality (9781556520723): Cheikh Anta Diop, Mercer Cook: Books Get the book here: Amazon.com: The African Origin of Civilization: Myth or Reality (9781556520723):

Two Thousand Seasons

Ayi Kwei Armah was sent by the universe. He is a brown man who knows things. He knows, without question, the source of our woes. He also understand what it takes to fix the issue. We must recognize the source of the problem, but remain steadfast in solving it. He sees and knows that we

Ray Bradbury: A Great Non-Brown Author

Ray Bradbury is one of the few non-browns who get it. He knows the deal and isn’t afraid to tell it through his stories. He’s a man of great wisdom who doesn’t worry about the mainstream, but digs deep and shows his understanding of what he assesses through his works. In one of my favorite

Mark Twain on Black Skin

Nearly all black and brown skins are beautiful, but a beautiful white skin is rare….Where dark complexions are massed, they make the whites look bleached-out, unwholesome, and sometimes frankly ghastly. I could notice this as a boy, down South in the slavery days before the war. The splendid black satin skin of the South African

Books You Should Read

This to read list is eclectic and comprised of books from various authors who have very interesting perspectives. From Mark Twain to Amos Wilson, each author brings clarity to their topic, leaving readers wondering what else the author has written, and writers wishing they had written that great book. Come back and let us know what

In the Jungle

In 1905, Upton Sinclair wrote The Jungle, a groundbreaking novel that highlighted two main problems in America at the time; the poor treatment of Lithuanian immigrants and the horrific conditions of the meat packing industry.  He created what, to this day, is considered a muckraker’s dream story. Even still, it was not well received during