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  • 01:13

    Sister China Goes to Africa and Happy Mother's Day!

    in Radio

    Welcome to Our Own Voices Live with your hosts: Angela Thomas & Rodney Smith with our special guest Ms. China Hudson
    Our Topic(s) today: “Ms. China Goes to Mother Africa and Happy Mother's Day!”



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  • 00:33

    WORLD WIDE AFRICA THE VOICE OF THE PAN AFRICAN MOVEMENT

    in Politics

    THE HANDS OF ETHIOPIA 


    "With the Renaissance and widened world of modern thought Africa came no less suddenly with her new-old gift, Shakespeare's "Ancient Pistol " cries: A fortune for the world and worldlings base! I speak of Africa and golden joys!


    He echoes a legend of Gold from the day's of Punt and Ophir to those of Ghana, the Gold Coast, and the Rand. This thought sent the worlds greed scurrying down the hot, mysterious coast of Africa to the Good Hope of gain, until for the first time a real world -commerce was born, albeit it started as a commerce mainly in bodies and souls of men.


    The present problems of problems is nothing more than democracy beating itself helplessly against the color bar, purling, seeping seething, foaming  to burst through, ever and again overwhelming the emerging masses of white men in it's rolling backwaters and held back by those who dream of future kingdoms of greed built on black and brown and yellow slavery.


    The indictment of Africa against Europe is grave. For four hundred years white Europe was chief support of that trade in human beings which first and las robbed Black Africa of a hundred million human beings, transformed the face of her social life, overthrew organized government, distorted ancient industry, and snuffed out the lights of cultural development. today instead of removing laborers from Africa to distant slavery, industry built on a new slavery approaches Africa to deprive the natives of their land, to force them to toil and reap all their profit for the white world." W.E.B. DU BOIS


     

  • WORLD WIDE AFRICA THE VOICE OF THE PAN AFRICAN MOVEMENT

    in Politics

     


    What is nation building? What importance does it have on the PAN AFRICANIST? Really do you all understand that to be a nationalist and not be pro-active as to the only nations we come from on the Continent of Africa is counterproductive?  You may have not been born in Africa but your Skin complexion of many shades of EARTH tones declaring your African Nationality without you opening your mouths. This plus the fact that you want Justice for your captivity and slaughter of your ancestors makes you a Pan Africanist.


    "The political philosophy of black nationalism means that the black man should control the politics and the politicians in his own community; no more. The black man in the black community has to be re-educated into the science of politics so he will know what politics is supposed to bring him in return. Don't be throwing out any ballots. A ballot is like a bullet. You don't throw your ballots until you see a target, and if that target is not within your reach, keep your ballot in your pocket. 


    The political philosophy of black nationalism is being taught in the Christian church. It's being taught in the NAACP. It's being taught in CORE meetings. It's being taught in SNCC Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee meetings. It's being taught in Muslim meetings. It's being taught where nothing but atheists and agnostics come together. It's being taught everywhere. Black people are fed up with the dillydallying, footing, compromising approach that we've been using toward getting our freedom. We want freedom now, but we're not going to get it saying "We Shall Overcome." We've got to fight until we overcome." MALCOLM EL HAJI MALIK SHABAZ

  • 00:28

    WORLD WIDE AFRICA THE VOICE OF THE PAN AFRICAN MOVEMENT

    in Politics

    My understanding of Malcolm's "THE BALLOT OR THE BULLET" is steeped in the knowledge of the Slave law or Code de Noir. In chapter 7, "FREE SOCIAL WORSHIP AND RELIGIOUS WORSHIP AND RELIGIOUS INSTRUCTION PROHIBITED"..The Government not only permits the Master to forbid the free social worship and religious instruction of his slaves, at his pleasure, but it also steps in with direct prohibitions of its own, which even the Master himself may not relax or abrogate..........He is restrained, as we have seen, from bestowing upon his slave, an education that would increase his usefulness, or of employing him to do any kind of writing! The slave may be used so, as to be used up in SEVEN YEARS; may be used as ad breeder, as. Prostitute, as an attendant at the gaming tables, as a subject of MEDICAL AND SURGICAL EXPERIMENTS FOR THE BENEFIT OF SCIENCE, an d the Legislature makes no  objections against it. "William Goodell


     "By ballot I only mean freedom. Don't you know -- I disagree with Lomax on this issue -- that the ballot is more important than the dollar? Can I prove it? Yes. Look in the UN. There are poor nations in the UN; yet those poor nations can get together with their voting power and keep the rich nations from making a move. They have one nation -- one vote, everyone has an equal vote. And when those brothers from Asia, and Africa and the darker parts of this earth get together, their voting power is sufficient to hold Sam in check. Or Russia in check. Or some other section of the earth in check. So, the ballot is most important.

  • 00:32

    WORLD WIDE AFRICA THE VOICE OF THE PAN AFRICAN MOVEMENT

    in Politics

    This is the letter of the law by which we must live not by the BLACK CODES LAWS that have reared their ugly heads! "When in the course of human events, it becomes necessary for one people to dissolve the political bands which have connected them with another, and to assume, among the powers of the earth , the separate and equal station to which the laws of nature and nature’s God entitle them, a decent respect to the opinions of mankind requires that they should declare the causes which impel them to the separation.


    We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal; that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable rights; that among these are LIFE, LIBERTY AND THE PURSUIT  OF HAPPINESS.  That, to secure these rights, governments are instituted among men, deriving their just powers from the consent of the governed; that whenever any form of government becomes DESTRUCTIVE to these ends, it is the right of the people to alter or abolish it,  and to institute a new government, laying its foundations on such principles, and organizing its powers in such form as to them shall seem most likely to effect their safety and happiness.” 


    WE WANT OUR LAND AND WE WANT AN INVESTIGATIVE COMMITEE OF THE UNITED NATIONS TO CITE THE AMERICAN GOVERNMENT FOR GROSS HUMAN RIGHTS VIOLATIONS AGAINST FORMER CAPTIVES OF AFRICA. Forcing them to give us what was given to the Jews of Germany for the slaughter of German-Jews, REPARATIONS AND RESTITUTIONS.  All lands as declared by General Sherman in 'FIELD ORDER No. 15, and for the additional years of hate and murder all the Southern States as our home land.  These states are to be ours as a condition of the War Powers Act that gives the President the authorty to honor all treties and resolutions of war, as payment for winning the Civil War for the Union by the Colored Regiments of the Union Army!

  • 00:32

    WORLD WIDE AFRICA THE VOICE OF THE PAN AFRICAN MOVEMENT

    in Politics

    On the question of taking down the Dixie flag, it is an insult to our 54th that it still is flying! " The men of the 54th were outgunned and outnumbered. Two hundred and eighty one of the 600 charging soldiers were killed, wounded or captured. Shaw himself was shot in the chest on his way over the wall and died instantly. To show their contempt for the soldiers of the 54th, the Confederates dumped all of their bodies in a single unmarked trench and cabled Union leaders that “we have buried [Shaw] with his niggers.” The Southerners expected that this would be such an insult that white officers would no longer be willing to fight with black troops. In fact, the opposite was true: Shaw’s parents replied that there could be “no holier place” to be buried than “surrounded by…brave and devoted soldiers.”


    Our People fought for the freedom of this country twice without question or pause, yet we are still treated as Chattel.  I do not care how many Civil Rights laws are passed the fact remains that we are Human Beings without equality to the White Man as long as he can kill us with out impunity.  In the years since the Panthers were hunted down and the people's vanguard Party disbanded by Bobby Seal officially, the murder of Black People has skyrocketed.  Every day at least 30 Black People are killed by the Police and other White Supremacist without any accountability.  We are a people totally oppressed because we simply have not fought for the Panther's ideas.  We have established programs in this country that the government has officially taken over and we are determined to be a nonessential part of the people? What are Black People thinking "The State of South Carolina and the City of Charleston in particular hold the spirit of great Black History.  N


     

  • 00:33

    WORLD WIDE AFRICA THE VOICE OF THE PAN AFRICAN MOVEMENT

    in Politics

    The question of Spirituality was one that haunted Huey P. Newton since his High School Years.  As a youth most of his time was spent fighting, not because he was a bully but because he was being bullied.  His brother Melvin taught him how to fight after coming home from school beaten down, his mother told his older brother to walk him to school. Melvin had other ideas and taught Huey how to fight, and fight he did.  The baddest Black Panther to ever live was not only glib but he was fast with his hands and would punish any one on his block who tested him.  That is how he acquired the nick name "Prize Fighter" from the local men in his community who would bet on him. 


    Today we morn those who would not fight back, those who believed that none violent behavior and posturing will get you something from these crackers.  It will get only get you killed, as in the case of Clementa Pinckney State Senator from Charlleston South Carolina. Clementa Pinckney, was among the nine people killed in what authorities are calling a hate crime at a church on Wednesday. Pinckney, 41, was the pastor at Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church, one of the oldest African-American houses of worship in the country.   Pinckney, together with the Rev. Al Sharpton, had led a prayer vigil for Walter Scott, an unarmed black man shot by white police officer Michael Slager in Charleston in April. In response to Scott's killing, Pinckney had pushed the state legislature to require police officers to wear body cameras. He was an active supporter of Hillary Clinton’s bid for the 2016 Democratic presidential ticket and spent his last day campaigning with her in Charleston." So we see non violence is not the way, as Malcolm said you must be a fool if you think so.

  • 00:35

    WORLD WIDE AFRICA THE VOICE OF THE PAN AFRICAN MOVEMENT

    in Politics

    They projected Africa always in a negative light: jungles, savages, cannibals, nothing civilized. Why then naturally it was so negative [that] it was negative to you and me, and you and I began to hate it. We didn't want anybody telling us anything about Africa, much less calling us Africans. In hating Africa and in hating the Africans, we ended up hating ourselves, without even realizing it. Because you can't hate the roots of a tree and not hate the tree. You can't hate your origin and not end up hating yourself. You can't hate Africa and not hate yourself.  You show me one of these people over here who have been thoroughly brainwashed, who has a negative attitude toward Africa, and I'll show you one that has a negative attitude toward himself. You can't have a positive attitude toward yourself and a negative attitude toward Africa at the same time. To the same degree that your understanding of and attitude toward Africa becomes positive, you'll find that your understanding of and your attitude toward yourself will also become positive. And this is what the white man knows. So they very skillfully made you and me hate our African identity, our African characteristics.


    You know yourself--and we have been a people who hated our African characteristics. We hated our hair, we hated the shape of our nose--we wanted one of those long, dog-like noses, you know. Yeah. We hated the color of our skin, hated the blood of Africa that was in our veins. And in hating our features and our skin and our blood, why, we had to end up hating ourselves.

  • 00:30

    WORLD WIDE AFRICA THE VOICE OF THE PAN AFRICAN MOVEMENT

    in Politics

    Today we continue our reading of the greatest speech given by our beloved leader Malcolm El Haji Shabazz. Open your minds and picture this as today, because guess what it is! "One of the last things I must say concerning the Congo: not only do they not intend for the Congo to fall into African hands because of its mineral wealth--and it has the greatest deposits of some of the richest elements, or minerals, of any other area on this earth. They don't intend to give it up because of its wealth; another reason they don't intend to give it up is if you look at the map you'll see that it is so strategically located geographically.Wherein, if a real genuine African government were to come in power over the Congo, then it would be possible for African troops from all countries to invade Angola--which is a Portuguese possession. And if Angola fell, and it would fall, then it would only be a matter of time before South-West Africa, Southern Rhodesia, and Butuanoland also would fall. And it would put African troops right on the border of South Africa. And that's where they really want to get, that man down there in South Africa. And the United States' interests are involved in blocking this, yes! Some of these liberals who grin in your face like they're your best friends, they have money tied up in the Congo. Some of the most powerful political figures in this country, come up and governors over states, [have] got interests in the Congo, and got interests in South Africa, and got interests all over the African continent, and go there! And as the Africans awaken and realSo, now what effect does this have on us? Why should the Black man in America concern himself--since he's been away from the African continent for three or four hundred years--why should we concern ourselves? What impact does what happens to them have upon us? N" Malcolm El Haji Shabazz, Feb. 13, 1965.


     

  • 00:34

    WORLD WIDE AFRICA THE VOICE OF THE PAN AFRICAN MOVEMENT

    in Politics

    "The step-by-step process that was used by the press: First they fanned the flame in such a manner to create hysteria in the mind of the public. And then they shift gears and fan the flame in a manner designed to get the sympathy of the public. And once they go from hysteria to sympathy, their next step is to get the public to support them in whatever act they're getting ready to go down with. You're dealing with a cold calculating international machine, that's so criminal in its objectives and motives that it has the seeds of its own destruction, right within. They use the press to emphasize that white hostages are being held by [inaudible]--imagine that--or white priests, white missionaries, white nuns--they don't say nuns: white nuns. You know what the paper said right here in Detroit: white missionaries, not just a missionary; a white nun--as if there's a difference between a white nun and a black nun; or a white priest and a black priest; or if the light that's in a white skin is more valuable than a light within a black skin. This is what they're implying! And the press--look at the press when this thing was going on--and you will see what I'm talking about. They're vicious in their whiteness.


    But still, I wouldn't judge them just 'cause they're white, or they'd call me a racist. [I'm] judging by their deeds, by their conscious behavior--and you know how they've been consciously behaving in the Congo, and how they consciously behave in Vietnam, and how they consciously behave right now in Alabama and Mississippi. So you and I got to get conscious, and start behaving in a way that we can offset this thing before it's too late--and this is what they don't want to hear." Malcolm El Haji Shabazz . The idea that Africa is free after liberation is something we must examine throughly. For we must FREE THE LAND IF WE ARE TO BE FREE! FREE THE LAND!!! ONE SETTLER ONE BULLET!

  • 00:32

    WORLD WIDE AFRICA THE VOICE OF THE PAN AFRICAN MOVEMENT

    in Politics

    "I believe in God, who made of one blood all nations that on earth dwell. I believe that all men, black and brown and white are brothers, varying through time and opportunity, in from a gift and feature, but differing in no essential particular, and alike in soul and the possibility of infinite development. Especially do I believe in the Negro race: in the beauty of genius, the sweetness of its soul, and its strength in that meekness which shall inherit this turbulent earth.  I believe in Pride of race and lineage and self: in pride of self so,deep as a scorn injustice to other selves; in pride of lineage so great as to despise no man's father; in pride of race so chivalrous as neither to offer bastardized to the weak nor beg wedlock of the strong, knowing that men may be brothers in Christ, even though they be not brothers in - Law.  I believe in Service --humble, reverent service, from the blackening of boots to the whitening of souls; for work is Heaven, Idleness Hell, and Wage is "Well done!" Of the Master, who summoned all them that labor and are heavy laden, making no distinction black sweating cotton hands or Georgia and the first families of Virginia, since all distinction not based on deeds is devilish and not divine.  I believe in the Devil and his angels, who want only work to the narrow opportunity for struggling human beings, especially if they be black; who spit in the faces of the fallen, strike them that cannot strike again, believe the worst and work to prove it. Hating the image which their Maker stamped on a brother's soul."