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Tune in as Host Anita Wills shares the saga of Africa's Ruling Tribe the Mandinga or Malinke.
Sundiata Keita (also known as Sogolon Djata or Mansa Sundiata) was from the Keita clan and born in the village of Niani near the modern day borders of Mali and and north-east Guinea. The Mandinka kingdoms were briefly conquered by the Ghana Empire (also known as the Wagadou Empire, c. 790 AD) under King Soumaoro Kanté during Sundiata’s youth. Sundiata Keita developed coalitions between the loosely federated Mandinka kingdoms to wage war against the Ghana Empire. In 1230 AD, Sundiata Keita led a rebellion against King Soumaba Cisse from the Mandinka's Kangaba kingdom-state in the south, which held important gold mines.
By 1235 AD., forces from the Ghana Empire were still fighting the Mandinka rebels and converged at the Koulikoro Region of modern day Bamako, Mali to meet Sundiata’s army. Sundiatas’ forces destroyed the army of Sosso King Sumanguru Kanté (Susu or Soussou ethnic group in Guinea) at the Battle of Kirina (also known as Battle of Krina).
The battle of Kirina is often cited as the final defeat of mediæval Ghana Empire in West Africa. Soumaoro Kanté is said to have disappeared in the Koulikoro mountains. Sundiata was crowned the title "Mansa" or "king of kings.” His three sons who succeeded him to the throne of the Mali Empire: Mansa Khalifa Keita, Ouati Keita, and Wali Keita, as well as a famed grandson Mansa Musa. The modern country of Ghana shares no territory with the medieval Ghana Empire, though some of its inhabitants claim ancestral lineage with the mediæval empire.
Sundiata Keita (circa 1210-1260 ad) was the founder of the Mali empire in West Africa. He is now regarded as a great magician-king and the national hero of the Malinke-speaking people.
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"Marcus Garvey was a proponent of the Black Nationalism and Pan-Africanism movements, inspiring the Nation of Islam and the Rastafarian movement. Social activist Marcus Mosiah Garvey, Jr. was born on August 17, 1887, in St. Ann's Bay, Jamica. Self-educated, Garvey founded the Universal Negro Improvement Association, dedicated to promoting African-Americans and resettlement in Africa. In the United States he launched several businesses to promote a separate black nation. After he was convicted of mail fraud and deported back to Jamaica, he continued his work for black repatriation to Africa. Marcus Mosiah Garvey was the last of 11 children born to Marcus Garvey, Sr. and Sarah Jane Richards. His father was a stone mason, and his mother a domestic worker and farmer. Garvey, Sr. was a great influence on Marcus, who once described him as "severe, firm, determined, bold, and strong, refusing to yield even to superior forces if he believed he was right." His father was known to have a large library, where young Garvey learned to read" (http://www.biography.com/people/marcus-garvey-9307319#awesm=~oGP6uyhVqG3DuG).
UNIA Centennial Home: http://www.unia-centennial.org/ Interested persons can take out ads in the commemorative brochure. Prices are reasonable from $22-up
8 AM: Dr. Oba T'Shaka: Garvey's organization and how this impacted his life and work
8:30: Nefertina Abrams on Marcus Garvey's Legacy and His Wives. there is an event this weekend in FL.
9:00: Sheba Makeda Haven, UNIA Member; Elder Freeman, event in LA, Jabari Aali Shaw re: Marcus Garvey Parade and Event in Oakland, CA, Saturday, August 20, 2011.
9:30: Sundiata Tate (wasn't able to make it, Elder Freeman, Robert King re: Black August and George Jackson. Sheba and Jabari join us as well.
Tune in and listen up as we share the story of Sundiata Keita (b. abt. 1210- d.abt.1260) the founder of the Mali empire in West Africa. He is regarded as a great magician-king and the national hero of the Malinke-speaking people (Mandinaka, Malinke, Bambara), and a celebrated hero. The epic of Sundiata is primarily, transmitted by generations of Mandinka griots (djeli or jeliw). The famous West African ruler Mansa Musa was his grandnephew.
Sundiata, or Sun Djata, was also known in the Tarikhs (Moslem chronicles) as Mari Djata. Keita is a widely used family name. He is to West African history what King Arthur is to English history, in that both are popular figures about whom very little is known with certainty.
This show will share some of the little known facts about this extraordinary Ruler of the Mali Kingdom.
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Join us on Urban GeoPonics Live with Sundiata El this Friday, December 13th for another informative show.
Tune in as we discuss the economics of agriculture and entrepreneurial ventures associated with agricultural. Urban Farms, Rural Farms, Value Added Products, Aquaponics, Soaps, Oils, Body Butters, Toothpaste, etc. Tune in as we have some special guests calling in to discuss some of their entreprenurial ventures and how WE can create a major network web of small businesses committed to supporting each other. CIRCULATION OF OUR DOLLAR!
If you down, tune in and get in where you fit in.
Join us on Urban GeoPonics Live with Sundiata El this Friday, November 22nd for a special guest interview.
Join us as we introduce the Soil Science Guru, Terance Miller. Brother Terrance will guide us as we explore the truth behind GMO's, Hierloom Vegetables, Hybrids, Seed Saving, Indigenous Plants and the importance of soil composition. You don't want to miss this very very informative show. Brother Terance is on FIRE having numerous interviews regarding his expertise in the field of agriculture and particularly SEEDS.
Don't miss this lively show as we EXPLORE and ANALYZE what they're really doing to the masses through food and corrupt policies regarding food.
Join us on Urban GeoPonics Live with Sundiata El this Friday, November 29th for another live and informative show.
What are the real lessons we are supposed to learn from this Holiday Season? Thanksgiving, Christmas, Kwaanza and all other holy-days during these last weeks of the year; What do they mean? Who benefits and who loses during this time of the year? What should be the primary focal points during the end of this Gregorian Calendar Year going into the new year. Do we stand a chance of reaching levels of self sufficiency going into another year. Or will we let it pass us by seeing no change?
Join us for this electrifying show to gain greater perspective on how to navigate into the new year.
Join us on Urban GeoPonics Live with Sundiata El this Friday, November 15th for another informative show.
On this episodes, we are focused on YOUR questions and concerns. Anything concerning agriculture, growing, sustainable living, homesteading, permaculture, aquaponics, hydroponics, etc. Whatever the question, we will do our very best to answer or guide you in the direction.
We will also focus on the various aspects of sustainable living and some more examples of what technologies exist and how to implement these things at your own home.
Don't miss this episode to increase your knowledge base and establish a plan to improve your livelihood through sustainable living.
Join us on Urban GeoPonics Live with Sundiata El this Friday, November 8th for another informative show.
What is working in the realm of agriculture and who's working it? Tune in to find out what programs, organizations and farms are doing the good works to feed the people and raise up the consciousness of the children to cultivate a new breed of urban farmers.
Listen in as we discuss some of our current powerhouse programs and what we can do to emulate and connect with these organizations to build true FOOD SOVEREIGNTY.
Join us on Urban GeoPonics Live with this Friday, December 20th for another trail blazing show.
Continuing with the topic of the Economics of Agriculture, we will bring back some guests to discuss the importance of visionary thinking and entreprenuerialism. As the demand for natural and organic foods is on the rise, we must position ourselves to become key players in that loop. There are multiple product and service opportunities within the Ag industry.
Listen in to hear more about those opportunities and updates about the Summit of the Moors in January, 2014.
Join us on Urban GeoPonics Live with Sundiata El this Friday, October 25th for another informative show. SOLUTIONS over PROBLEMS!!!!!!!
We offer another solution to many of our most basic problems, Food, Clothes, Shelter and Transportation. One of the answers we can find in Urban Homesteading. True freedom and sovereignty can exist within this ideology of surival.
Join us as we discuss all of the components needed for a self sufficient situation. We will also discuss current events and updates with Moors Eastside Farms.
Join us this Friday night for a blazing show on Urban Geoponics LIVE with your hosts Sundiata El and Diallo Sekou. Topics of discussion: The times and how Crucial it is for people to be growing their own FOOD. We will discuss Minister Farrakhans recent episode #36 on agriculture. GMO's and the many chemical additives placed in food to control population and create chemical dependency. Also federal legislation (Farm Bill) and its impact on the so called black farmer.
Don't miss this very informative episode of Urban Geoponics LIVE as we dissect these issues and more and how we move forward to secure our ability to access healthy food.
Join us Friday night for a blazing show on Urban Geoponics LIVE with your host Sundiata El and co-host Diallo Sekou. Topics of discussion: Agriculture, your bloodline and the Nation State. Tune in for this most dynamic discussion on how to reclaim our true heritage by connecting ourselves to the land and using that as the foundation to build thriving communities and societies.