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This letter was adapted from the “Take Em Down” coalition in New Orleans address to their city. The African Heritage Foundation has reached out to this organization and will be inviting other groupings to support us in our drive to influence our government to decolonize our public spaces and schools.
In an earlier article entitled ” If Rhodes Must Fall, Why Should Nelson Stand” we took a look at the reason students at Rhodes University in Cape Town South Africa effectively protested against the presence of a statue of Rhodes and had it taken down. The article also spoke of how this movement to take down the Rhodes statue has spread to Oxford where 200 or so students protested to…
The African Heritage Foundation (AHF), in an effort to create an innovative way of knowledge sharing and fund raising, has produced an audio reggae newsletter called “Pumping”. “Pumping” is an 80 minute CD that tells of issues that face the African in the Diaspora, activities hosted by the AHF, events and personalities, which are Afrocentric in content and not featured in any of our regular media outlets.
In Haiti, there is a plant called fey lougawou (Kalanchoe pinnata), which is celebrated for its curing capabilities. This plant is known as Miracle Leaf, Life Plant and Wonder of the World in English. This succulent plant is native to Madagascar, but has become naturalized in Asia the Pacific and all over the Caribbean, especially in Haiti.
In the world of Ayurveda, neem is a popular medicinal herb that’s been part of traditional remedies that date back almost 5000 years. Also known as Azadirachta Indica in English or ‘Neemba’ in Sanskrit, the neem tree is a really good example of how nature holds both the problem and the cure.
Walter Rodney Ajamu Nangwaya Walter Rodney has demonstrated through thought and action that it is not inevitable for intellectuals to join the systems of oppression and use their knowledge and skills to perpetuate exploitation. They have the option of committing “class suicide.” Rodney called on the intelligentsia to use their knowledge and skills to challenge and undermine oppression.
Editor, permit with teaching and research experience in West, Central, East and North Africa offering of some insights into the perceived impasse of home learning by people Rastafari and the Ministry of Education. As Rastafarians, we are intuitively guided by the words of H.I.M Haile Selassie 1.
Dem nah deal with the real issue! As I read and listen to various comments on the issue of the Rastafari couple charged and found guilty of not sending their children to school, I am left to say once again, we continually make judgements based on uninformed positions.
The African Heritage Foundation introduces you to another one of its very talented members. Here to share with you her businesses, her dreams, her aspirations and a little bit of herself in an interview with the AHF is Ms Ria Riley. We of the AHF hope that this feature proves beneficial to Ria and we ask you to look her up and give her some your business.
Fennel is a perennial, pleasant-smelling herb with yellow flowers. It is native to the Mediterranean, but is now found throughout the world. Dried fennel seeds are often used in cooking as an anise-flavored spice. But don’t confuse fennel with anise; though they look and taste similar, they are not the same. Fennel’s dried ripe seeds and oil are used to make medicine.
Anise hyssop is a perennial herb that is well known for its many useful herbal benefits, among that being its medical uses in the herbalist community. Used as an infusion in tea and cold remedies. Will relieve congestion.
Jumbie Tobacco (Pluchea carolinensis). Pluchea carolinensis is a flowering plant that belongs to the family Asteraceae. The common names for the plant in Dominica include Jumbie tobacco, Tabac Zombie, Bitter tobacco and Indian tobacco:
Benefits of Soursop Leaves Treating Cancer According to a study conducted by experts from Purdue University in the United States stated that this soursop leaf content is very good for the treatment of various diseases, especially cancer. In the study proves that soursop leaves can inhibit cancer cell growth. Some types of cancer that can be treated are breast cancer, prostate cancer, lung cancer and 12 other types of cancer.