introspection

The Hermeneutical Paradox of Dis-covery

‘However, the use of the term ‘dis-cover’ implies that the point of departure in this process is the European ego which is a constituent element of the historical event……. The European ego turns the newly dis-covered primitive native into a mere object a thing which acquires meaning only when it…

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“Even though the captive flesh/body has been “liberated” and no one need pretend that even the quotation mark do not matter, dominant symbolic activity the ruling episteme that releases the dynamics of naming and valuation, remains grounded in the originating metaphors of captivity and mutilation so that it is as…

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Pan-Africanism and Education; Free access to all or a case for Black Power?

Before I even commence my analysis of the function and value of education, I have to make it clear that I subscribe to Marcus Garvey’s version of Pan-Africanism. Chinweizu explains very well and succinctly the difference between different forms of Pan-Africanism. According to Chinweizu, there is the Duboisian Integrationist Pan-Africanism…

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Cheikh Anta Diop (1974 UNESCO Symposium in Cairo)

In 1974, Cheikh Anta Diop was one of about 20 participants in a UNESCO symposium in Cairo, where alongside Theophile Obenga from DRC, still alive, and a few others he established the African origin of the ancient Egyptian civilization and led all the egyptologists and anthropologists to surrender. However, Diop’s…

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Introduction to White Supremacy in South Africa: An Afrocentric analysis.

White supremacy is a global political system which protects, promotes and imposes European culture and values, for the domination and survival of the white race as Welsing has demonstrated. This must be a fundamental premise on which one’s critical analysis of the oppression and domination of African must be based….

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