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Nigeria, Africa, Corruption: Funmi Iyanda’s Open Letter to Nigeria’s New Generation
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Nigeria, Africa, Corruption: Funmi Iyanda’s Open Letter to Nigeria’s New Generation

Posted January 4th, 2014 by in AFRiCKA, Articles, Blog, Womanism

The importance of Funmi Iyanda’s piece lies not in its eloquence, not in its boldness, for Funmi Iyanda has long been bold, eloquent, sagacious. All things modern revolution. The importance is in the highlighting for the world that there is in fact a Nigerian intellectual elite that brinks on revolution. It is her charge for […]

Futuristic News Network
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Futuristic News Network

Posted April 27th, 2013 by in AFRiCKA, Blog, Celevolution, Fiction, Writing

It’s 2015 and hundreds of political prisoners have escaped from maximum security prisons across the US with the help of a former Black panther turned chemist turned pastor who preached in their prisons. The ex-prisoners form a band and come under the pastors tutelage, hiding in the mountains of Alaska for one year. They emerge […]

Hold Your Head Up
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Hold Your Head Up

Posted April 2nd, 2013 by in Blog, Poetry

First draft, first full poem from National Poetry Month /// Hold your head up, kiss the sky When they threaten to rape you with their eyes With their lies With those economic ties Hold your head on high When their sanctions Threaten your existence, Your revolutions When they keep you locked in 1960 Walk with […]

My Tribute Video to Chinua Achebe
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My Tribute Video to Chinua Achebe

Posted April 1st, 2013 by in AFRiCKA, Writing

Ololade Siyonbola Pays Tribute to Chinua Achebe-Long Version. from Rukayat Aliyu on Vimeo.Nigerian Author Ololade Siyonbola pays tribute to Chinua Achebe, noting how his writing influenced her tremendously even as a child. The headwrap signifies respect to the departed. See the “Open Letter” at UPTOWN Magazine.

DELIVER US.
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DELIVER US.

Posted July 16th, 2012 by in AFRiCKA, Blog, Musik, Poetry

One of the most powerful tracks I have ever loved. Fell in love with Talib for taking it to my hometown. I’m mad though that this vid has only 400K views. Whereas the trash on Youtube gets 5 mil+ I love it especially because I don’t believe musik of enlightenment should have to adhere to […]

What I had for Breakfast: Colon Mop
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What I had for Breakfast: Colon Mop

Posted July 11th, 2012 by in Blog, Health & Vitality

I must share the breakfast combination that worked out to be a colonic, unbeknownst to me. We know that raw coconuts are good for digestion. Hot water as well is good to hydrate and stimulate and cleanse. Throw on the green smoothie and see everything you ate last week in the toilet. I usually start […]