Transformation by Marion Kilson

Transformation By  Marion Kilson Brought from inner sequestration  Into a guest-filled yard. Laid upon the ground at twilight; Lifted to the star— Not once but thrice. Distilled drink passes among guests;  Each one whispers the name. Each one sips from a coconut. Each one whispers again— Not once but thrice. The trash heap no longer … Continue reading Transformation by Marion Kilson

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Just athought – The (Im)possibility of Equality: Can it really be achieved?

Just a thought - The (Im)possibility of Equality: Can it really be achieved? I start bythanking the speakers for their brilliant thoughts on this tortured issue ofrace equality that is still topical several years after the first Race Relations Act was passed in 1968. Their views have been as divergent but no less important to … Continue reading Just athought – The (Im)possibility of Equality: Can it really be achieved?

Time for Homowo again – 8th September 2018

Awo Awo Awo Awooooo!                 Mother oh Mother Agban ee                                             Agban the diety Bleku Tsor                                          Let Bleku rain/pour down Esu Esu                                               Water, plenty of Water Enam Enam                                        Fish, let us have a lot of fish manye Manye                                     Glory, let glory reign Adban Kportor                                    Let the food be in abundance       It is … Continue reading Time for Homowo again – 8th September 2018

History of the Gold Coast and Asante: Reindorf, Carl Christian. (1895) – A thematic review by Gyau Kumi Adu

(Reindorf, Carl Christian. History of the Gold Coast and Asante. 2nd Edition. Ghana University Press, 2007) A thematic review by Gyau Kumi Adu Email: (joewykay55@gmail.com)  Have you ever thought why “history” is the mother of all knowledge? One reason is that it shows the level of progress of any body of knowledge or event, and the … Continue reading History of the Gold Coast and Asante: Reindorf, Carl Christian. (1895) – A thematic review by Gyau Kumi Adu

What the Black Labour Movement must do! – Ade Sawyerr

Black Labour: Speaking for Ourselves!!!! -  6th December 2017 at Peckham Labour missed an opportunity in the 1980s to embrace and consolidate the support that it had from the mass of African and Caribbean people.  These people had mostly voted Labour at elections and the rejection of their own movement, Black Sections, was a kick … Continue reading What the Black Labour Movement must do! – Ade Sawyerr

ACHIMOTA AND ITS IMPACT ON THE CREATIVE ARTS

ACHIMOTA AND ITS IMPACT ON THE CREATIVE ARTS By: Nat Nuno-Amarteifio Since its founding, Achimota College and School as it was named at the time of its inception, has had a disproportionate influence on the creative arts in Ghana. In every area of creativity, music, painting, sculpture, literature and theatre, Achimota’s influence has been deep … Continue reading ACHIMOTA AND ITS IMPACT ON THE CREATIVE ARTS

Race Equality and the Black Experience in 2017 – the current debate

Was at the House of Commons yesterday to take part in this debate.  this is my presentation. Inequality remains a problem in the United Kingdom, especially for black people. There is a still a penalty for being black, there is a penalty in stop and search, in health, in education, in the criminal justice system … Continue reading Race Equality and the Black Experience in 2017 – the current debate