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Learning the White way, knowing the African way

Learning the White way, knowing the African way

Jan. 29 |               “Nothing surpasses your writings! You shall love books more than your mother. No Scribe is ever in want and he is valued for his understanding.”  (Ancient Kemetic Teaching 2nd book of Khepra)   Going...

Through African American restoration  we can heal past trauma

Through African American restoration we can heal past trauma

Dec. 2 | Africans are living with a memory that is laced with a brutally profound pain emerging from the time of our ancestors’ enslavement. Black people have been traumatized deeply as a people. The first traumatic experience is from being torn from our...

Even death speaks to us if we know how to listen

Even death speaks to us if we know how to listen

Sep. 4 | Last year several people came to me for cultural coaching. They made a deep impression on me. I was able to see the changes in their energy level or in their attitude toward life immediately. Miss Sarah Hillier is the first example. Her daughter...

Seven stages of growth lead to Elder-hood

Seven stages of growth lead to Elder-hood

Jun. 12 | Conclusion of a two-part column   The Elders are here now in the Cultural Wellness Center. They will teach, coach, share and guide us forward. For this, we are deeply grateful. African culture and heritage anchors the person’s life cycles inside...

Our elders are the carriers of our culture

Our elders are the carriers of our culture

Jun. 5 | For three-and-a-half years, a group of amazing people have been attending monthly gatherings here at the Cultural Wellness Center. Three-and-a-half years ago, I was asked to speak to a group of seniors at Sabathani Community Center on the topics...

More than ever, we need to resurrect  the spiritual teachings of our Ancestors

More than ever, we need to resurrect the spiritual teachings of our Ancestors

Jan. 23 |     “We are in trouble as a People” is a statement that I hear many times over the course of a week from people in the community, both younger and older. I hear stories from children who tell of the painful experience of being isolated...

Our stories and symbols can restore our authentic Black selves

Our stories and symbols can restore our authentic Black selves

Dec. 19 | Third of a three-part column This is the last in a three-part series focused on the effects that enslavement, cultural uprooting, and geographical and spiritual dispersing have had on our culture — Black culture — and the ways that we relate to...

Black women: Reclaim your sacredness as containers for the spirit of our people

Black women: Reclaim your sacredness as containers for the spirit of our people

Oct. 17 |   First of a three part column   In my last article, I highlighted culture as a resource for healing, building, and creating financial prosperity among African American people. The central message expressed was the importance of a return to...

Civil rights activist keynotes for nonprofit’s Black History Month event

Civil rights activist keynotes for nonprofit’s Black History Month event

Feb. 15 |     Youthprise uses history to engage, motivate young people   By Maya Beecham  Contributing Writer   Statistics paint a bleak picture of modern-day segregation unfolding within the classroom. African American youth areexperiencing...
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