Revolutionary African Cultural Cohesion

Irik Robinson Marimba Ani once said that culture is a people’s immune system. In the very simplest of terms culture then is a means of protection. It ensures and sustains the physical and mental health of a people which prevents sickness from invading and harming the collective body of a people. When we consider oppressed […]

Amilcar Cabral & Mathematics Instruction

Akil Parker It is of great importance to honor our revolutionary heroes that were committed to the revolutionary struggle for African independence and humanity. Birthdays are an excellent opportunity to partake in this practice. This is beneficial in teaching our youth about these individuals, the collectives they were part of as well as the ideologies […]

September Update

The Cushi Podcast BSANI’s executive director, Chief Foday Ajamu Mansaray recently sat down with The Cushi Podcast to discuss the diaspora connection to Africa among other things. Tools & Seeds In other BSANI news, The Tools N Seeds Farmers Assistance Project planted 20 acres of groundnuts in late May and we recently harvested our first crop. […]

July Update

The Whirlwind Official BSANI Executive Director, Foday Ajamu Mansaray will be a featured lecture in two international conferences you do not want to miss out on. Tune in August 8-9 for the RBG Centennial Conference and August 14-16 for the 100 Years In The Whirlwind Official 2020 Black August Virtual International Conference. For more information […]

South Africa

Mzolo Veja Veli I grew up under Apartheid South Africa, the White Supremacy System that kept Afrikans subjugated in every area of their lives. Under Apartheid everyone in South Africa was categorized under a particular race and every movement of their lives was monitored accordingly. Whites were at the top, followed by Indians, then Coloreds(mixed […]

Surveillance Capitalism & the Commodification of Data

Melissa Obi The absorption of data has lent itself to commodification. Everything about you is for profit. Within a very short period of time, technological technocrats have developed new business models, shifted power relations and, in the end, created a new form of capitalism, “Surveillance Capitalism.”  This is a new form of capitalism that also […]

Revolutionary Education Through Technology

OnTay Johnson In my last article, I talked about how during these times, while quarantined, we have an opportunity to start looking at alternative forms of education. Now, I want to look at a specific method of doing so. I have been looking at the creation and growth of online education and specifically, Khan Academy.  […]

August Update

Where can we find practical Garveyism? We commemorate the revolutionary life and struggles of George Jackson this month but Black August is about the history of African resistance, since Queen Ann Nzinga fought the Portuguese in the 17th century, to the creation of the UNIA by the Honorable Marcus Mosiah Garvey and his creation of the […]