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May 24, 2017

Tag: Ethiopia

Confluence of King and Malcolm: the Common Denominator of their Death Sentence

The powerful kill first then they own the narratives of the victims they silenced. What usually comes next is a systematic retelling of history through the prism of the assassins. Using the indoctrination system we call public education, propaganda is sold as truth and lies are force fed to our youth. In time, the lives of

Light of Lamar: Self-Awareness that is Confused for Self-Hatred

Kendrick Lamar, not too long ago, ignited a firestorm on social media as he spoke a truth that gave birth to a procession of people cackling endless insults. Here is a helpful guide: when you see a throng of people running in one direction, stop and walk the other way for nothing draws herd like thinking

Etege Taitu: the Lioness of Judah who Crushed Colonization

It is said often that men are the heads of households. But a head is nothing unless the heart of the home provides love, courage and a lifeblood of fortitude to us. Too often we honor bravado and hubris, but we would be nowhere if we did not have the emotional strength and the enduring

They Planted a Demonic Pentagram In the Heart of a Biblical Nation

It saddens me to write this, to reflect on such vile things as pentagrams and demonic symbols on a day where I should be focusing on counting my blessings. But on one too many occasions, I’ve seen the flag of my birth land and the nation which gave life to me being debased and debauched with

Temesgen: My Journey from the Abyss to Purpose

I usually reserve Saturdays to do the “Sabbath Epistle” podcast and in the process give thanks to God above all. Though I rarely talk about my faith—I believe that faith should be within and expressed outwardly only through kind gestures—on the seventh day I talk liberally about my walk and my journey towards finding my

Justice for Humanity: Finfine All Day

Too often we are quick to decry our hurts while we disavow the pains that others feel. Instead of acknowledging the distress of those who are not like us or look like us; too many would rather discredit “them” while only accepting the hardship of “us”. It seems that humanity is devolving into chaos as

War of 1812 Revisited: The Nullification of the American Revolution

How did the Brits march right to Washington DC and burn down the White House in the War of 1812 and yet manage to lose the war? This was something that always percolated in my mind whenever I read about the second war that America fought against the British empire less than a generation after

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