Umkhonto we Sizwe! (Spear of the Nation)
Independent Afrikan centered parenting and education

Archive for February 2012

Lecture on Afrikan centered education this Thursday, by Mwalimu Baruti

February 29, 2012

Join us for The Organization 101: Political Education Series! Each solution-based session will focus on advancing the Political Education of not only organizers, but also the masses of the people. There will be guest facilitators dealing with an array of topics pertaining to community organizing. The classes will address everything from coalition building to knowing […]

11 year old sista entrepreneur creates handmade eco-friendly clothes

February 28, 2012

11 year old sista entrepreneur creates handmadeeco-friendly clothes

Maya Penn, CEO and owner of her own online company called Maya’s Ideas, set up her own business when she was only eight-years-old. Maya lives in Canton, Georgia and has been home-schooled for most of her childhood. Maya says that her love of arts and crafts inspired her to make handmade eco-friendly accessories and designs. Please share this story with homeschooling parents, educators and especially Black children.

Food, Ingredients, Fruit, Grain and Vegetables in the Twi language of Ghana

February 28, 2012

http://youtu.be/DtxXK1v2mP0

Teach OUR children to speak the languages of our ancestors so they can understand Who They ARE.

Do you Hear the Childrens’ Echo?!

February 28, 2012

Do you hear the children’s echo? Do you see their salty tears? Can you sense their pain, their sorrow? Do your feel their hurt, their fear? As they walk there thru the meadow…thru the heat on mothers’ ground… there they clasp their hands together…listening for the drumbeat sound… Land that once was rich and green…home […]

What we have become….

February 26, 2012

“Like chased animals frantically running to escape the visible corrals, we have been chased away from our traditions, our haven, our freedom. In fearful flight, we have run in every direction left open to us, not knowing that each direction, each escape route, carried us even more deeply and securely into the clutches of the […]

Katiopa Watoto Shule online program

February 20, 2012

Calling the Afrikan family to ATTENTION!: I am available for online Afrikan centered social studies classes for our children between the ages of 4-9+. This will be a Saturday program as well. I am available for this program 3-4 days a week. I will be teaching on the Adinkra proverbs, ancestral wisdom, our indigenous value […]

Katiopa Watoto Shule Childcare Services

February 18, 2012

Yenge ye zola (peace & love) family, Katiopa Watoto Shule Childcare Services was founded in July 2011, because i realized there was a crucial need for young Black children in the diaspora to have more access to Afrikan educational resources. I was also seeking to create a support system for Black parents in the diaspora, […]

All My Babies: A Black Midwife’s Own Story

February 17, 2012

All My Babies: A Black Midwife’s Own Story (The full movie is at this site)

Young, gifted and Black!

February 15, 2012

Young, gifted and Black!

Afrikan babies as guinea pigs?

February 11, 2012

Afrikan babies as guinea pigs?