Samuel T. Livingston Original, January 8, 2007, revised July 12, 2019. An American President died last month; his death signaling the racial and ideological divides in America. Conservatives and whites generally mourned the man lauding his humility, moderation, and down-to-earth affability; Africans in America, generally, have been politely silent while the majority population grieves. This briefContinue reading “GERALD FORD & THE REST OF US”
International Open Letter of Solidarity with Sudan and Algeria – تجمع المهنيين السودانيين — Read on http://www.sudaneseprofessionals.org/en/international-open-letter-of-solidarity-with-sudan-and-algeria/ Please read and act!
This essay recasts the development of Martin Luther King, Jr.’s sociopolitical thought and activism in light of an African-centered reading of history. The paper examines the role of Africa (diasporic and continental) in shaping MLK’s World House ecumenical theology and socio-ethical philosophy by first, relating his cultural and intellectual foundations to African diasporic cultural history. Second,Continue reading “An Unbroken Bond: The Role of Africa in Martin Luther King, Jr.’s Liberation Thought and Praxis”
Can the South Africa – D.R. Congo Inga Dam Project Power Africa? As Cheikh Anta Diop and others maintained in the 1970s, the roaring waters of the Congo River have the power to light up much of Africa – such is its huge hydroelectric potential.