Author: John Valentine

WHY CULTURAL AUTONOMY SHOULD BE OUR NEW GOAL

A PATH TO A NEW FUTURE During our 400 years here in the United States of America, we, as Black people, have tried a multitude of strategies to free ourselves from the continued subjugation and exploitation of the dominant group. Considering where we are today, with continuing racial injustice, discrimination, and police brutality, isn’t it […]

THE RACIAL THEORIES OF CHEIKH ANTA DIOP

FORGOTTEN VOICE OF AFRICAN HISTORY One of the most influential black voices of the mid 20th century was the Senegalese scientist and historian Dr. Cheikh Anta Diop. His books, among them “Civilization or Barbarism: An Authentic Anthropology”, “The Cultural Unity of Negro Africa”, and “African Origin of Civilization: Myth or Reality”, stunned the white scientific […]