Maimouna Youseef- Stardust

Maimouna

I love this song by Maimouna!  She is an amazing performer. It has a beautiful melody and great lyrics. And the video is lovely as well.

Butterflies don’t decide that they don’t want to fly no more and
Lions never say that they don’t want to roar so
Why do we deny our own light inside
Baby we were made from stardust so, shine

Verse:
I, can only live my purpose
Or at least for it I’m searching
Ever since I was plucked from the stars
Onto the earth’s surface
Robbed of my memory
Led to believe that I was worthless
Searching for God outside
When All the while I had a surplus
Given free will
No knowledge of destiny
Plus my past has been stolen
It seems they got the best of me
Damn but I got one lifeline left
And it rests inside my chest, yes
And the secret weapon is this moment,
I own it, yes I’m blessed!

Chorus:
You know that butterflies don’t decide that they don’t want to fly no more and
Lions never say that they don’t want to roar so
Why do we deny our own birthright
You’re royalty baby, shine

You know that Whales never say they don’t want sea
You never see a honeybee neglect to make honey
Why do we, deny the light inside
Baby you were made from stardust so shine

Verse 2:

So thank God for dragonflies
Honey wine and dandelions
Would’ve including summer time
But winter’s in July sometimes
Those are those days you call that chinky eyed
Brown skinned guy
To come sit by the river side in the park and share your high
I remember when dudes used to be so hard
Now a days dudes are just so soft
When we gonna find some balance
When we gonna meet this challenge
What I ask of you, I ask of me,
Quit being happy average

Chorus:
You know that butterflies don’t decide that they don’t want to fly no more and
Lions never say that they don’t want to roar so
Why do we deny our own light inside
You’re royalty baby, wont you shine

You know that Killer whales never fail to rule the open sea
You never see a honeybee neglect to make honey
Why do we, deny the light inside
Baby we were made from stardust so shine

Black Lesbians,Transgenders and Feminists want to demonize The Black Power Movement

The attacks just keep coming. Bus this is how you divide people up so they can’t unite.  This interview is with Marc Lamont Hill and three women. They are discussing the term Hotep Twitter. It’s a term that mocks black people who are Afrocentric,pro-black or Black nationalists.  These women are doing their best to discredit any type of movement that helps push black people. The three women are Treva Lindsey,Sureshi Jayawardene and Jamilah Lemieux. It seems they believe that anyone that studies African culture and claims to be pro-black is a phony.  Only they represent the true black experience. And they should be the only voice.  I am so sick of this crap!  So what if I don’t like homosexuality. I don’t have to accept transgenders as “normal”. That is my RIGHT!  I don’t have to like that sick sexual perversion. I don’t give a damn what these women say.  They also think all pro-black men hate women. Which is a damn lie! I find it insulting to all Afrocentric or Black nationalists. These women make me sick! They paint all of us with a broad stroke and generalize us. They make it seem as though we are all gay-bashing,women hating,back to Africa bigots. Hotep Twitter?? What the hell is that anyway? They hate us because we stand proud for our people. And yes there are some fake ass pro-black brothers out there. They say they love black women but chase after white girls.  But that’s not every black man that claims to be conscious. And it sure as hell is NOT me!  Then on social media that have all these memes mocking Afrocentric thinkers.

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So this is supposed to be insulting right? First of all I want liberation for ALL black people. I don’t agree with people hurting or beating gay,lesbian or transgender black people.  I have never said that on my blog.  I say live and let live. I just don’t want transgender and gays being the face of our movement. I stand by that statement and I’m not backing down from it. I also do not bash the sistas. I’m not a big fan of twerking but so what. Go for it if you want sista. It’s just not my thing. And another thing…. I do not champion only the rights of black men. I always uplift my sistas on this blog. But I’m not afraid to call them out if I think they have coonish behavior. I make no apologies about it.  Self-haters,coons and anti-blackness gets NO love here at Kushite Kingdom.  And I don’t care if you’re male or female. It doesn’t matter to me. I found a list of so-called Hotep Negroes on a black woman’s blog.  Here is the list she came up with:

Here are my tips for identifying hoteps:

  • Hoteps are always talking about kings and queens but rule over their mama’s apartment in the projects.
  • They use words like metaphysical even though they have no clue what it means.
  • They talk about things being 360 degrees because it sounds better than just saying circle.
  • They see conspiracies because that explains why they are not successful and if you disagree with them you are an agent.
  • They talk about a revolution that they hope never comes because it means actually working.
  • They talk about how evil the White man is while taking the slave masters religion and replacing White Jesus with a Black face.
  • They want Black power but only for Black hetero men.
  • They hate anything gay and blame single mothers for gay children forgetting they helped make them.
  • They call their legions of fatherless litters’ nation building while blaming all of his four baby mamas for him not going to see his kids.
  • The mothers of their children try to recruit you in it too.
  • They spell America AmeriKKKA or Africa AFRIKA!
  • They know all about Egypt but know nothing about West Africa, which is where their ancestors are from.
  • Their social media names contains Rah, Bey, Imhotep, or EL even though their legal last name is Johnson.
  • They believe White men are the devils but his daughters are marriage material and good for breeding.
  • They hate Scandal but love Power.
  • They believe feminism is a tool to emasculate Black men because equal pay for Black women, family planning and a life without domestic violence are bad things.
  • They tell you marriage to one woman is an Eurocentric institution and are pro polygamy but are against polyandry.
  • They tell you a Black man should lead and Black women should follow.
  • They want a Black woman to submit but go to work to support him too.
  • They tell you a Black woman should uplift her man while sacrificing her needs for the community aka him.
  • They tell you Black men have it harder than Black women while failing to see that Black women are victimized by both nonBlacks and Black men.
  • They share all kinds of cartoons, movies and memes depicting Black men as weak, light skin Black women with natural hair lifting up Black men or dark skin Black women as hood rats with children who are tools of the White man.
  • They call Black men who love, protect and uplift Black women simps.
  • They insist that no one outside of the Black community wants Black women.
  • They always point to Black women’s unmarried rate but fail to discuss Black men having the highest unmarried rate.
  • They are OK when Black men marry nonblack women while Black women who marry out are bed wenches.
  • They tell you they love ALL Black women but she has to be the right looking kind. She must be Black but not too Black. Only light skin and long curly hair need apply. The memes they share show it.
  • They say the love all Black women but hate Black bitches. Who are Black bitches? Anyone who rejects them.

This was actually kind of funny. I got a chuckle out of it.  But as you can see from the list,some people actually think we are ALL this way.  Some black women got it all twisted.  I also believe this woman promotes interracial dating. Of course she’s talking about black women/white men relationships.  Many of these black women are angry and bitter. I understand it’s hard out there for a lot of black women. It’s not always easy to find a  good brother for themselves.  It’s not easy finding the right match. But all this anti-black man crap has got to go!  It’s very hypocritical to call out these phony “Hotep Negroes” but then you’re worshiping the white man yourself. Doesn’t that sound silly?  They are just lashing out because they know they’re fake their damn self. This woman and others like her have just given up.  They gave up on the black struggle and chose to sell out.  That’s why they bash those of us who are the REAL DEAL.  They couldn’t take the pressure of white supremacy so now they want to date white folks and play nice with their open enemy.. Go right ahead. But some of us are in it for the long haul. The real brothers and sistas know where I’m coming from. We’re not leaving without a fight. You whining bitch -ass sellouts can keep it moving. I will not sell out my ancestors for anyone! If you don’t want people to generalize YOU…then don’t generalize others.  So if anyone wants to call me a Hotep ,Pro-Black,Black woman loving,back to Africa,Black pride,uplift my people,melanin loving,nappy hair loving brother…..then so be it! I wear that badge with honor. Peace.

NWA Film promotes self hatred and gangster mentality! I miss the old Ice Cube!

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There’s been a lot of talk about the new biopic about rap group NWA. The film is called Straight Outta Compton. It’s been getting a lot of buzz the last few months. Being from the west coast I grew up listening to NWA as a teenager. All my friends loved the way they spoke about the gangster lifestyle in Compton,California. As a kid I wasn’t that socially aware of what NWA was really putting into my mind.  It wasn’t so much the profanity. I heard people cursing at home with family and friends.  It was more what image NWA was showing to the world.  Their music promoted black self-hate,drug and alcohol abuse,disrespect of black women and sexual promiscuity. Yes they really were NIggaz With Attitudes. But they basically promoted a lot of negative racial stereotypes. I know there will be those who will say…what about their most famous song F*ck Tha Police? Yes that was a groundbreaking song back in 1988. It highlighted how the racist police brutalize and kill black people.  I give them some props for bringing that to light.  As we all know the cops are still killing black people and not much as changed in that regard.  But even with that in mind,they still promoted the image of the black thug to the world. They got rich in the process and became household names.  But I can’t let them totally off the hook.  As I got older I started listening to other rappers from the east coast.  I liked a lot of the more pro-black,Afrocentric rappers. Rappers like Public Enemy,Brand Nubian,X Clan,KRS ONE,Jungle Brothers,Poor Righteous Teachers,A Tribe Called Quest,Black Sheep,De La Soul and Queen Latifah. Some of you may not be that familiar with these groups. I suggest you look them up.  I became drawn to these more socially conscious rappers who spoke about black pride and loving your African heritage. And I loved when Public Enemy released Fight The Power.  It’s still a very powerful song to this day. So where is the Public Enemy film??  I don’t think the powers that be will ever make one. The racist whites/Jews that run Hollywood don’t want to promote a film about a group that is trying  to WAKE UP black people. A group that doesn’t glorify anti-blackness,gangster attitudes and calling ourselves niggas.  That is the real reason this NWA film is being made.  It’s to keep instilling self-hatred into black minds.  That’s what Hollywood does best.

The group consisted of Dr. Dre,Ice Cube,Eazy E,DJ Yella and MC Ren. I’m sure the men and their families are glad their story is being told.  But I suspect it will be seriously watered down so that middle America(white) can enjoy it. It will be very sanitized in my opinion. Ice Cube was one of the primary writers of the group. I always thought he was the most talented behind the mic. While Dre was the master producer.  I miss the old Ice Cube though. When he left the group and went solo he had come groundbreaking albums. Albums like Death Certificate,Amerikkka’s Most Wanted,The Predator and Lethal Injection. But over the last ten years he’s really gotten soft. He has started doing films like Barbershop,Are We There Yet,21 Jump Street and Ride Along.  A bunch of silly ass Hollywood films. He was so outspoken in the early 1990’s. His music used to get me hyped up.  He wasn’t afraid to speak his mind about racism,police brutality and dissing The President if he felt like it.  Now he’s a complete Hollywood sellout! I don’t think I’ll be supporting this film. I think I’ll keep my money.

I used to love this song called True to The Game.  It’s funny to listen to now because it sounds like he’s almost describing himself.  He’s become  just another Hollywood sellout coon!

I’m glad Khalid Muhammad put his ass on blast!!!

Black Lives Matter- Black Power or Gay Rights Movement?

This video is an interview with Marc Lamont Hill and Black Lives Matter founder Patrisse Cullors.  I’ve been doing some research on this so-called movement and I feel a bit uneasy about it. On the surface it seems legitimate. If you’re an Afrocentric,Pro Black or a Black nationalist how can you be against it right?

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These three women are Patrisse Cullors,Opal Tometi and Alicia Garza.  They created the hashtag#BlackLivesMatter back in March 2015. Cullors said it was in response to the Trayvon Martin not guilty verdict.  She was trying to think of a good catch phrase and Black Lives Matter was it. Patrisse is an admitted “queer” woman. Tometi and Garza have not said if they are bisexual or lesbian as far as I know.  But if they were lesbians it wouldn’t surprise me very much.  I have said many times before that homosexuals can live their life any way they see fit.  But I don’t like them attaching their causes to the black struggle.  These three women consider themselves activist,feminist,bisexuals,lesbians etc….  And this is all by design.  The racist pro-homosexual media has been pushing this nonsense on black people for many years now.  And this is a way to kill two birds with one stone! Since the women are black they can use this to also push the homosexual/transgender/lesbian agenda too.  This lifestyle is very destructive and is anti-family. I believe they want to get us to accept this sexual perversion for the destruction of the black family.  Come on now..think about it. If you’re going to have a real black movement for the empowerment of black people…why have a black lesbian as the representative???  This is not a real movement for the liberation of black people. It’s all a sham.

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This whole “movement” was designed to push the gay agenda. This reminds me of the civil rights movement in the sixties. It seems as though anytime black people try to organize some type of movement it is always infiltrated by others. Whites infiltrated the civil rights movement and the movement became watered down.  It started as a grassroots movement by the people. Malcolm X warned us about that.  But just like the Black Panthers let whites,hispanics and Asians join them……the group fell apart. Why do we keep falling for this?? Why can’t black people have our OWN movement without attaching it to the plight of everyone else? We got our own damn problems!  We still fight against this racist power structure every day. I don’t have time to worry about two men wanting to hop into bed together.

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Also rich racist billionaire George Soros gives funding to the Black Lives Matter movement. You honestly think this rich Jew bastard wants black people to be liberated? If you do,you’re a damn FOOL!  He’s also funding many of these protest groups you see every other month in the news.Some of the groups that made that happen — such as  the Gamaliel Foundation, the Drug Policy Alliance, Make the Road New York and Equal Justice USA, among others — have long been funded by George Soros and his Open Society Foundations.Representatives of the Soros-funded groups were bused into Ferguson in August, the Times reported, and were still agitating there as late as last month.

Although many different groups were involved, the ones funded by Soros organized themselves into cooperative networks, often linking to each others’ websites, sharing research and churning out editorials sent to the media to keep Ferguson in the national eye. According to the Times report, they were responsible for the  popularization of the “Black Lives Matter” hashtag on Twitter and manipulation of opinions through Facebook campaigns.  The masses of black people are being manipulated.  Don’t fall for it. This movement is being funded by a bunch of powerful sexual deviants. Trying to fool you into thinking this is about equality and color-blind justice.

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As the above picture proves…this is just something trendy to jump on to.  Like a cool t-shirt. I find it highly unlikely these non-blacks wearing these shirts give a damn about our plight. If this movement was a REAL movement it would be started in the grassroots by black people,funded by blacks,controlled by black men and women from the top to the bottom.  It would not need money from rich whites and Jews pulling all the strings.   I agree that black lives DO matter. But also knowing when you’re being deceived matters as well. And knowing who wields the power to deceive you is of great importance. We can’t just fall for a catch phrase. We’re better than that.

https://acbnj.wordpress.com/2016/06/23/investigating-black-lives-matter-a-black-homosexual-movement-directed-by-imas-whites-2/

Who is Edward Wilmot Blyden?

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Before there was a Malcolm X, a Kwame Nkrumah, a Marcus Garvey, or a George Padmore, there was Edward Wilmot Blyden, the Father of Pan Africanism.

Edward Wilmot Blyden was born in 1832 in the territories now known as the Virgin Islands. Like most Black men of his day, Blyden’s parents were slaves and descendants of Nigeria’s Nri Kingdom.

From a young age, Blyden demonstrated exceptional intelligence, and by the age of 18, he was prepared for college.

Many of us who come into Pan-Africanism do so because we come to a gradual realization that we were born into a system that was not organized for our benefit. The same could be said of Edward Blyden. When Blyden arrived in the United States to attempt to enroll in Rutgers Theological College, he was denied admission based on race – an event that would change Blyden’ s life forever. Rather than endure the horrors of America during the 1850s, Blyden joined thousands of other Black Americans in moving to the newly established Republic of Liberia. Liberia was then one of only two modern countries in Sub-Saharan Africa without roots in the European colonization of Africa, and was created as a direct result of the Back to Africa Movement.

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Shortly after his arrival, Blyden was introduced and married to the niece of Liberia’s Vice President, Hilary Yates, giving him inside access to African politics.

At the ripe old age of 30, Blyden was appointed professor of classics at the newly opened Liberia College, a position he held until 1871. Although Blyden was self-taught after high school, he became ‘an able linguist, classicist, theologian, historian, and sociologist.’ according to biographical references.

From 1871 until 1873, Blyden spent an increasing amount of time in neighboring Sierra Leone as the editor of the world’s first Pan-African magazine titled Negro. This first foray into journalism inspired further writings of genius. “…Blyden, while in Lagos, wrote regularly for the Lagos Weekly Record, one of the earliest propagators of Nigerian and West African nationalism.

He also operated in Freetown, Sierra Leone, where he helped to edit the Sierra Leone News, which he had assisted in founding in 1884 ‘to serve the interests of West Africa…and the [black] race generally.’ He also helped to found and edit there, the Freetown West African Reporter (1874-1882), whose declared aim was, even in those early years, to forge a bond of unity among English-speaking West Africans.” – Source

Blyden would call Liberia his home for the next 30 years, and there he would become a successful Presbyterian minister, a newspaper editor, a renowned professor of classics,  Ambassador to Great Britain, Minister of the Interior, Secretary of State, and a Presidential candidate in 1885.

Although Blyden had been raised in the white Christian Presbyterian church, by 1886 he had completely renounced Christianity and had converted to Islam. The following year, he published his treatise, Christianity, Islam and the Negro Race. In it, Blyden offered a wealth of thought on the reasons Islam was more suited to the needs of Black folk than Christianity. The book was immediately hailed as a masterful achievement, and is still in print and circulation today. According to Blyden,  Christianity demoralized Blacks,whereas Islam was ‘a unifying and elevating influence’.

By then, Blyden had left his home in Liberia to spread his message to the neighboring country of Sierra Leone, holding debates among the indigenous communities that were at risk of being “whitewashed” . He warned them that they had been “de-Africanised “, and to always that “you are Africans”. In Liberia, Blyden had taken on the mantle of state work, but in Sierra Leone, he was free to become the activist that he would become known as.

There were three primary points that Blyden believed could lead to the redemption of African people worldwide:

1. Complete autonomy from White culture, colonialism, and religious influence.

2. The establishment of a major, single, modern African state, which would protect and promote the interests of peoples of African descent everywhere.

3.  The complete adoption of the African personality, including the Islamic faith, in place of Eurocentric mimicry.

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Such was his dedication to Islam, African culture, and Pan-African thought, that in 1901, Sierra Leone awarded him with the position of Director of Muslim Education –  a billet that he would hold for 5 years. With his position came the responsibility of teaching English to Muslim youths, bridging the divide between Muslims and Christians in Africa, and establishing a harmonious co-existence.

The works of Blyden had a deep, long-lasting impact on one of the greatest Trinidadian journalists to ever live,  George Padmore. Padmore, along with men like Kenya’s Jomo Kenyatta, the Ghana’s Kwame Nkrumah and South Africa’s Peter Abrahams. Blydens lessons were not lost on the founder of The Negro World, Marcus Garvey either.

Blyden died in Freetown on 7 February1912, at the age of 82. He still has surviving family members in Sierra Leone, who commemorate his anniversary each year.

Today, Blyden’s name is all but forgotten. In celebrating Black History Month, we should remember that it was Blyden who most profoundly impacted men like Carter G. Woodson!

Article from website http://www.panafricanalliance.com/

Lauryn Hill-Feeling Good

THE TONIGHT SHOW STARRING JIMMY FALLON -- Episode 0302 -- Pictured: Musical guest Lauryn Hill performs on July 30, 2015 -- (Photo by: Douglas Gorenstein/NBC)

I love this song by Lauryn Hill! Not too many artists can pull off a Nina Simone cover song. But L-Boogie does it justice! I thought it was very well done. Take a listen and tell me what you think.