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Dr. Maulana Karenga

Commentary, Articles and Essays by Dr. Maulana Karenga

John Caldwell, Storm Rider: Essential Notes From A Eulogy

By | Commentaries/Opinions, Dr. Maulana Karenga

Surely, as it is written in the sacred texts of our ancestors, the Husia, “to do that which is of value is for eternity. A person called forth by his work does not die for his name is raised and remembered because of it.” And so it is with this man of immeasurable meaning to us all, our beloved brother and attorney for our people, John Morgan Caldwell, Jr.

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African Liberation Day: Honoring A History and Culture of Struggle

By | Commentaries/Opinions, Dr. Maulana Karenga

Let us begin by saying, we send greetings of solidarity and increased and continuing struggle to all African people throughout the world African community and to all the oppressed and struggling peoples of the world on this African Liberation Day, May 25, in its 49th year. Let it be said that this African Liberation Day finds us still standing, steadfast in struggle, still committed to the constant theme, process and…

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Commentary, Articles and Essays by Dr. Maulana Karenga

Seba Limbiko Tembo: An Uplifting Life And Enduring Legacy

By | Commentaries/Opinions, Dr. Maulana Karenga

For most of us who celebrate the sacred lives of heroes and heroines of our history, the month of May immediately brings to mind the towering moral teacher and freedom fighter, Min. Malcolm X and African Liberation Day, but we of The Organization Us also celebrate and commemorate in this month the uplifting life and enduring legacy of Limbiko Tembo…

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Commentary, Articles and Essays by Dr. Maulana Karenga

Remembering the 1992 L.A. Revolt: A Calculated Cautiousness

By | Commentaries/Opinions, Dr. Maulana Karenga

If the possession and pursuit of money can change even the focus of faith from social justice to personal prosperity, we cannot wonder how concerns about funding and maintaining favor can contribute to redefining, not only the memories and meanings of the 1992 Los Angeles Revolt, but also those of our history and struggle, and even of our being Black.

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Repairing and Remaking the World: An Environmental Vision of Justice

By | Commentaries/Opinions, Dr. Maulana Karenga

As Earth Day approaches this year, it provides an important opportunity to focus on critical environmental issues in a post-Katrina era of devastating storms and flooding, increasingly disastrous climate change, continuing toxic contamination of land, water and air, the ravaging of rain forests, the racist sacrificing of the health and well-being of unfavored peoples…

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