Women in Africa: Spirituality, Health, and Healing, Mercy Amba Oduyoye, Madeleva Lecture 2018

[embed]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cO6mEiYGUPE&ab_channel=SaintMary%27sCollege[/embed] Mercy Amba Oduyoye was honored as the 2018 Madeleva Lecturer. Her lecture, “Women in Africa: Spirituality, Health, and Healing,” took place on April 19, 2018 at Saint Mary’s College. Oduyoye is the director of the Institute of Women in Religion and Culture at Trinity Theological Seminar in Legon, Ghana. Affectionately known as the “mother…

Life in a matriarchal society – On this island, women are in charge! – YouTube

Life in a matriarchal society

[embed]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z8uANLdARj8&ab_channel=wocomoHUMANITY[/embed] In southwestern Guinea Bissau there are some islands where a very special people live, the Bissago. What is it that makes them so special? It is not the fact of living in balance and harmony with the spectacular nature that surrounds them, taking from the land or the sea only what they need to…

Mazaher Lyrics, Song Meanings & Music Videos

Mazaher is an ensemble in which women play a leading role.The musicians of Mazaher, Umm Sameh, Umm Hassan, Nour el Sabah are among the last remaining Zar practitioners in Egypt. The music is inspired by the three different styles musical styles of the Zar tradition practiced in Egypt. One of the African dimensions of Egypt,…

Jury finds Trump sexually abused and defamed E. Jean Carroll: 5 key moments from the trial


NEW YORK CITY — A jury in a civil trial held in lower Manhattan found that former President Donald Trump sexually abused the writer E. Jean Carroll in a dressing room in a Bergdorf Goodman department store in the mid-1990s, and defamed her after she went public about the incident in 2019, in that he…

New York’s Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender Center Turns 40 – WWD

New York’s Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Center Celebrates 40 Years

On Thursday evening, New York’s Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender Community Center, known as The Center, celebrated 40 years with its annual Center Dinner. Held at Cipriani Wall Street, 2023’s dinner raised more than $1.7 million in support of The Center’s programs and services, which benefit New York’s LGBTQ communities. Source: New York’s Lesbian, Gay,…

Florida School District Pulls ‘Ruby Bridges’ Movie After Complaint

Ruby Nell Bridges

Did you ever notice how virtually all of these “woke” and/or “critical race theory” controversies center around how white people are perceived and affected by these lessons? It’s always about how white kids might be made to feel ashamed about their own skin, or how they feel about their traditionally white country, or how the…

Kid Rock Doesn’t Know How to Shoot Straight

Kid Rock Doesn't Know How to Shoot Straight

You may have missed it in all the Trump indictment hoopla, but late last night, Kid Rock, aka Robert James Ritchie, posted a 35 sec. video on Twitter in which he fired an MP5 submachine gun in the direction of several cases of Bud Light resting on a table next to a lake. I say…

M2KaNE – MaDlamini (Official Music Video)

M2KaNE - MaDlamini (Official Music Video)
M2KaNE – MaDlamini (Official Music Video) from YouTube

This song is proudly dedicated to Phindiwe Edna Mbatyoti, my mother. Ndyabulela MaDlamini, you have raised a good man.

[embed]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SfTrsAn63M8&ab_channel=M2KaNE[/embed] I’m here to pander to a heart that has been vilified That’s always pampered me and harvested my inner fire I wanna see you smileDon’t wanna see you cry I wanna be the one who always let’s your demons down Relentless in your quest to make your baby fly I’ll always grind until I…

Spelman College Alumni: Cop City represents an existential threat – Scalawag

An open letter to Spelman College: Denounce Cop City Now by Eva Dickerson (Scalawag)

While the HBCU boasts a commitment to Black gender-oppressed people, alumni say that destroying a critical ecosystem to invest millions in police terror is the highest degree of antiblackness.

Cop City, as it has been dubbed by local activists and community leaders, represents an existential threat to the lives of not just Atlantans, but people all over the world. Truly, Cop City is a threat to the safety and well-being of the Spelman community itself. Source: Spelman College Alumni: Cop City represents an existential…

The Honorable Marcia Fudge Visits JCSU, Encourages Students to Vote on Election Day | Johnson C. Smith University

“Many people don’t understand that Black history is American history,” said Fudge. “Somebody is going to make a decision for or about you, most of the time without you,” added Adams. “So, you need to either do what I’ve done and what Secretary Fudge has done. Run for office and make those decisions from the inside,…

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