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    By Dr. Maulana Karenga In the midst of the pandemic of COVID 19, the ongoing pathology of racist oppression and lying imposed as a way of life, the sacred charge to us by our honored foremother, Mrs. Fannie Lou Hamer (October 6), to constantly question and radically transform America is both urgent and enduringly relevant. ...
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    Staying Focused on Freedom By Dr. Maulana Karenga This is a Kawaida position statement on rightly celebrating Juneteenth as a day of freedom as distinct from a day of unreflective Americana – red soda water, boppin’, barbecuin’, flag waving, etc. It speaks against fostering images of a darker version of the 4th of July without ...
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    Radically Reimagining and Rebuilding America by Dr. Maulana Karenga The transformative fires and formations of revolt and rebellion have reached around the world in rightful resistance to police violence against Black men, women and children and against the system of savage racism which fosters, facilitates and sanctions it at virtually every level of social life. ...
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    By Dr. Maulana Karenga Again, so we might remember and raise up, pursue and do the good. We owe this month of meditation, celebration and recommitment to increased study of our history to Dr. Carter G. Woodson (1875-1950), the founder of Black History Month, who rose up from the evil and debilitating depths of post-Holocaust ...
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    By Dr. Maulana Karenga As we contemplate various ways to celebrate Black History Month, we must ask ourselves how do we pay proper homage to this sacred narrative we know as Black History?  How do we think and talk about this, the oldest of human histories and about the fathers and mothers of humanity and ...
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    “Living Kwanzaa and the Seven Principles An All-Seasons Celebration and Practice of the Good” By Dr. Maulana Karenga Each year Kwanzaa provides us with a special and unique time to see and celebrate ourselves as African people in beautiful, uplifting and liberating ways. But it also offers us a set of principles which, if practiced ...
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    San Bernardino Valley College faculty and staff are energized awaiting distinguished scholar Dr. Maulana Karenga, the activist who spurred a global philosophy on how to rise above the struggle. On Wednesday, February 27,  Black History Month special guest lecturer Dr. Karenga will present his “Message and Mission in Black History: Forging a Future and World ...