From Emancipation to Enlightenment

July 20, 2017

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.

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West India Emancipation

July 17, 2017

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…

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The Vision Is Clear.

July 15, 2017

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.

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Learning by Doing’ seen in action

June 21, 2017

According to the “classical” way of teaching, the teacher has all the knowledge and teaches with a certain number of established theories developed over time, with the help of illustrations and demonstrations while the learner, typically the student, merely sits and passively acquires knowledge.

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The Many Benefits of Massage

June 20, 2017

Massage can be a powerful tool to help you take charge of your health and well-being Adapted from an article written by the Mayo Clinic Staff Massage is no longer available only through luxury spas and upscale health clubs. Today, massage therapy is offered in businesses, clinics, hospitals, health and wellness fairs, farmers markets, malls and even airports. Some massage therapists will also conduct house visits! If you have never…

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Research and Researchers Which Expose the Myth of Teacher Qualifications

June 15, 2017

As the African Heritage Foundation (AHF) continues to build its homeschooling service, it is also engaged in the process of educating parents interested in schooling their children at home on the its history. The AHF constantly does research on the most modern, tried and proven techniques utilized by other countries and educators in education and its application.

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Leonard Howell – The Original Gong …. The First Rasta.

June 15, 2017

In 1981 Leonard Percival (The Gong) Howell passed from this life and entered the ancestral realm. This was incidently the same year that Robert “Bob (Tuff Gong)” Marley entered the ancestral realm. There was however a great difference between the passing of these two Rasses. Whilst Bob Marley received worldwide acclaim, Leonard Howell’s passing did not register anywhere, except amongst his family and friends. You may ask why is this…

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Why We Need To Abandon Subjects And Focus On Big Picture Learning

June 8, 2017

“When you dance, your purpose is not to get to a certain place on the floor. It’s to enjoy each step along the way.” — Wayne Dyer I think we got it all wrong in education. Consider this. We always talk about connecting the classroom (the instruction, the subject area, the concepts etc.) to the real world. But, doesn’t it make more sense to take what’s happening in the real…

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