People often ask me, what do I have to do if I join the African Heritage Foundation? I always have three answer for this question:
“When I put my heart and mind in their place, I began to see and understand. When I touched the rhythms of their lives, they began to respect me and respond”
This morning I ( Simba Simba,Paul Rock) wrote an article on the significance of my earthday (birthday), as I continue to write the story of my life in my autobiography. I am writing this book so that my daughter and hopefully her children will have an account of my life to remember me by. I asked my mother the reason I was named Paul this morning and this is what…
It is said that the first education a person should receive, is an education of self. But what exactly is an education of self? In my estimation of an education of self, it is the awareness of the energy that surrounded the day you manifested into this sphere of life. This is not the sum of your awareness of self, it is merely the point at which you commence your…
The African Heritage Foundation (AHF), a registered charity on the island of Barbados, is getting ready to officially open its homeschooling service to the people of that island.
I was asked as the founder of an African centered charity “The African Heritage Foundation” to share my thoughts on the sentiments expressed by Sir Hilary Beckles, that the statue of Lord Horatio Nelson should be removed. This I did and the article drew a number for comments which I think were reasonable for people who have been blinded to their original history and culture by centuries of colonial rule.
The journey from Emancipation to Enlightenment, when put in a time sequence may appear to be a long and arduous journey, an almost impossible task. But is it really that impossible? I want to share why it is quite a possibility and how we of African Descent can prove it to be so. To do that I must go back to the beginning.
On August 3, 1857, Frederick Douglass delivered a “West India Emancipation” speech at Canandaigua, New York, on the twenty-third anniversary of the event. Most of the address was a history of British efforts toward emancipation as well as a reminder of the crucial role of the West Indian slaves in that own freedom struggle. However shortly after he began Douglass sounded a foretelling of the coming Civil War when he…
The African Heritage Foundation (AHF) is presently engaged in a number of projects aimed at developing its economic, educational, social and agricultural capacity. Each area of development is directly connected to the other. The long term aim of this organisation is to create a model of successful collective development that can be duplicated by other organisations, communities and the state.
Today, Africa has emerged from this dark passage. Our Armageddon is past. Africa has been reborn as a free continent and Africans have been reborn as free men. The blood that was shed and the sufferings that were endured are today Africa’s advocates for freedom and unity.