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  3. kemetic-dreams:

    The best way to fight an alien and oppressive culture is to embrace your own- African proverb

    (via kemetic-dreams)

     
  4. dynamicafrica:

    Tour the Wonders of Ancient Egypt with Google Street View.

    I don’t remember much from my trip to Egypt as a child in the mid-90s. I know that it included seeing the Pyramids of Giza, being too afraid to ride atop a camel, and rushing hurriedly from one place to another as it was part of a two-day layover with my family en route to the United States.

    Although I can’t relive those experienes entirely out of poor memory (and a serious lack of photos, come on mum and dad, really?), Google Street View’s latest offering of a virtual multimedia tour of some of the world’s most historic sites is the next best thing.

    Through it, Google takes us on an inspirational tour of the Pyramids of Giza, the Great Pyramid - the last standing wonder of the ancient world, the pyramids of Khafre and Menkaure, the Great Sphinx - the oldest and largest known monumental sculpture in the world, the world’s very first Pyramid designed by the great Egyptian Architect Imhotep in the ancient burial ground of Saqqara, and so much more.

    See it all here.

     
     
  5. If you haven’t seen this, it’s gives a whole new perspective

    (Source: real-hiphophead, via kemetic-dreams)

     
  6. afrofuturistaffair:

    superdefstar:

    So deep that Henry Dumas was shot dead by NYC forces on some mistaken identity shit. a wonderful poet and good friend of Sun Ra

    Dumas was shot to death at the age of 33 by a white New York City Transit Authority police officer at 135th Street Station, in a case of “mistaken identity” on May 23, 1968.

     
  7. howiviewafrica:

    Home in Rwanda.
    (The Africa we don’t see on TV)

    (via kemetic-dreams)

     
  8. cucamonga-springs:

    Dorothy Ashby - ‘Afro-Harping’, full album, (1968)

    (via jazzrelatedstuff)

     
     
  9. ourafrica:

    Idris Elba on set in Ghana for the screenplay adaptation of “Beast of No Nation” by Uzodinma Iweala.

    Directed by Cary Fukunaga( same director for HBO’s True Detective and future director of “The Black Count: Glory, Revolution, Betrayal, And The Real Count of Monte Cristo”)

    The story follows the journey of  Agu, a young boy in an unnamed West African country who is recruited into a unit of guerrilla fighters as civil war engulfs his country. Not only must he face the harsh realities of the death of his father and disappearance of his mother and sister,he must also join a life of violence and brutality.

    Agu befriends a mute boy named Strika and together they face the crimes and hardships of war which includes violence,bloodshed and a very dangerous commander.

    Other cast members include Award winning Ghanaian Actress Ama K. Abebrese, Grace Nortey and Opeyemi Fagbohungbe.

    The movie is set to be released in 2015

    Retrieved from http://www.enewsgh.com/enews/2014/06/04/first-photos-idris-elbas-movie-shoot-in-ghana/

     
  10. The Crusaders - Free As The Wind
    #trackplay #i-felt-the-love
    #rip #joe-sample