Wednesday, August 20, 2014

Black is

Black is beautiful, by Tosin Otitoju (August 2014)
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Saturday, July 12, 2014

Time flies when you're having fun

WS - that's Soyinka, not Shakespeare - b. July 13, 1934
Read his memoirs, delight in his plays, heed the essays, try his poetry, and, tell me - what are his novels like? 

Tuesday, June 3, 2014

Exodus: the movement of Jah people

5 million Africans shipped to Brasil in the transatlantic slave trade
Today, more than half of Brazilians identify as BLACK or mixed. Pictures.  World Cup #Rio, Brasil Travel Tips. African Diaspora.

Tuesday, April 22, 2014

Vive la renaissance!

Le Monument de la Renaissance africaine
The tallest statue in Africa is the African Renaissance Monument, completed 2010, in Dakar, Senegal. 

Tuesday, April 8, 2014

Sunday, March 23, 2014

2,000 years ago in Nigeria - a usable past

http://www.skyscrapercity.com/showthread.php?t=1122857
Made between 400BC and 200AD
Nok terracotta sculptures have been found
not only on the Plateau in Central Nigeria,
but also on far-flung sites from
Sokoto in the NW to Katsina-Ala in the SE.
Click each name for a splendid picture gallery. 

Thursday, October 31, 2013

Saturday, July 27, 2013

Thursday, May 30, 2013

Revolutionary soldier


This Redemption is perfection, isn't it?  It's Jesse Jagz Nation, baby. 

Thursday, March 14, 2013

Saturday, February 23, 2013

Sunday, January 27, 2013

Monday, January 7, 2013

Wizard of the Crow

Masterpiece. By Ngugi wa Thiong'o

This big fat book is one wild, hilarious adventure you'll wish would never end. 

Wednesday, December 19, 2012

Look before you travel

El mar / La mer / The beach / La plage / La playa / Africa
It's always summer at La Campagne Tropicana beach resort. 

Tuesday, July 24, 2012

Olympic Mania

More gold medals for Nigeria
Nigerian titans: Okagbare, Chukwumerijie, and others

Friday, June 8, 2012

Saturday, April 21, 2012

Sunday, March 11, 2012

Sunday, March 4, 2012

Baba is 75


African statesman Olusegun Obasanjo observes his 75th birthday today.  Name it, he's done it - what a life!

Sunday, February 12, 2012

Wednesday, October 19, 2011

Think you can dance?


See if you can match these friends from Zimbabwe.
Music: Eva Since, by Bkay and Kazz

Saturday, October 15, 2011