Yosef Alfredo Antonio ben-Jochannan, December 31, 1918 – March 19, 2015 Reluctantly, we at connecting the dots in general shy away from the often commonly held concept of evaluating one person over another. You know that “greater than” phenomenon. “So-and-so is the greatest”, “so-and-so is the best ever”, “so-and-so is
“There ain’t nothing new under the Sun, it’s just “new” people doing it, that’s all!” – My Mother In the book titled “Tales of a Shaman’s Apprentice: An Ethnobotanist Searches for New Medicines in the Amazon Rainforest” by Mark J. Plotkin Ph.D, first published in 1993, Dr. Plotkin, who is
“The Police represent a buffer between the haves and the have nots.” – Fantz Fanon What becomes painfully obvious about the events and circumstances that are currently occurring in the city of Baltimore, is that the plight of the African American community and/or the community of the African Diaspora is not
Above is taken from the 2001 French film titled “Vénus Noire” (Black Venus); French-Tunisian director Abdellatif Kechiche tells the story of Sawtche atrocious, “the Hottentot Venus,” which was presented at an animal fair in the nineteenth century in Europe. The film highlights the love-hate relationship that Whites have with Blacks.