Find me in the storm
Marcus Garvey was a Jamaican activist, and entrepreneur who founded the UNIA and campaigned for a better quality of life for all black people. The Pan African red black and green colours you see and that form part of the Ghanian flag come from Garvey’s organisation.
I’ll be doing an episode on Garvey soon but for today I wanted to focus on a quote from him made on February 10th 1925 from an Atlanta prison.
Imhotep Father of Medicine
Black History Buff Blitz: Kareem Abdul-Jabarr
Todays Black History Blitz is about the 7’2, Kung fu fighting, book writing, Basketball legend. Kareem Abdul-Jabarr one of the greatest players to ever grace the sport.
- Born Ferdinand Lewis Alcindor Jr, on April the16th 1947, in New York City. Alcindor was always one of the tallest kids in his class and by the age of 9 stood an impressive 5’8
Proverbs, Myths and Legends: Grain basket
Im going to be very honest here and make a confession. I'm a procrastinator, there I said it and it feels good. It’s taken me ages to finally admit that. So this particular proverb really hits home for me. “Supposing doesn't fill the grain basket “if” doesn't fill the larder.” This sounds so sounds obvious, it’s even a little easy to dismiss until you stop and think about the fact that at certain times in our past and even now, procrastination could be the difference between your family eating and not eating.
Proverbs, Myths and Legends: The Big game
“The big game often appears when the hunter has given up the hunt for the day”