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  • Andrea's editorials
    "Without struggle, there is no progress".
    This is a quote from ancestor Frederick Douglass.
    Certainly, we have struggled for centuries, generations and lifetimes. So, the question we should be asking ourselves is, how much progress, if any have...  more
  • Andrea's editorials
    "Without struggle, there is no progress".
    This is a quote from ancestor Frederick Douglass.
    Certainly, we have struggled for centuries, generations and lifetimes. So, the question we should be asking ourselves is, how much progress, if any have...  more
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    Internal and external wars govern our existence. We face many battles within those wars.
    Recently there has been some pushback about something as simple as supporting the movie Black Panther. And admittedly I was questioning the hype. Wondering what the...  more
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    The Boston Police Department’s Twitter account gave a nod to late Boston Celtics coach and executive Red Auerbach on Sunday “for being the 1st NBA coach to draft a black player in 1950, field an all African‐American starting five in 1964 and hire...  more
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    As Black History month is celebrated (sort of), or at least recognized throughout the U.S., its actual birthdate is today.
    In 1926, Carter Godwin Woodson, a scholar and educator began what was then called Negro history week. And even then, it wasn't a...  more
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    Sitting, listening to the Slave narratives documentary, conjured some very hurtful actualizations. As well as some very encouraging affirmations as to who we are and what we are made of, as a people.
    I hear it described as harsh realities, difficult...  more
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    We all agree that in order to reprogram ourselves away from the pre-taught Caucasoid concepts that have poisoned our brains, we must first deprogram. We must make conscious decisions that counter the previous, detrimental ones. So too, is it with social...  more
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    I watched a video this morning posted on Melanated People. It talked of a man, who changed the entire narrative of the small Caribbean country, Grenada.
    Once a poor colonized country, he galvanized the nation into a productive, independent prosperous...  more
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      Jusuf Ghani Only reason this system works is because we are working with it. We are in every nook and cranny in this system. The sad part is those WE aren't us at all. I mean in no way to down us because this mentality doesn't represent us as a whole. Media, schools...  more
      • January 24, 2018
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    Back in the day the ancestors had a remedy for flu symptoms. I just wanted to share it with the family.
    4000mg of vitamin C
    200mg of oregano oil
    500mg of Echinacea
    3mg of elderberry
    shred some ginger root and lemon(peel and fruit) boil them all then
    ...  more
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    • andrea hines
      Yero Selassie thank you your highness
  • Andrea's editorials
    We often ponder the questions, what do we do and how can we do it, with so much opposition.
    It seems as though in today's society, many if not all, of the strides made by us, have either been discredited or reassigned to non melanated folk.
    Dr. Daniel...  more
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    Paying homage to our ancestors, is something that we should practice on a regular basis. Being a spiritual people, we have long understood the importance of honoring elders, and those who have transitioned. Having paved the way for us to continually...  more
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    We have been fighting for self-maintenance and freedom on every continent since the annals of time.
    Consistently, however, history has shown us that in numbers we do emerge as victors, in these constant battles.
    On this date in 1879 the Zulu-British...  more
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    There was an earthquake in the Northern Hemisphere this week. With possible corresponding Tsunami effects in the Caribbean. More and more, we are seeing a multitude of natural/created disasters. Are you prepared?
    At Melanated People Social network we...  more
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    Why can't we all just get along?
    Why is there always a plot to eliminate us, and why are they always trying to tear us down?
    Why is it important for us, as a people, to unify and reclaim our rightful place in society?
    These are questions that probably...  more
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    When we are hit with tragedy in our lives, how do we cope? For some, a really good cry, cleanses the spirit. While others lack the necessary coping skills, and completely break down. When we are struggling with the difficulties that life has to offer it...  more
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    Life is an evolutionary process. Often times, many people make resolutions to better themselves, or change bad habits. Understanding the dynamic of how our thought processes coincide with our effectual reality, I have to ask, what are you looking to make...  more
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    With the beginning of the new year on the Gregorian calendar, I first want to say Happy New Year! It is after all still new. But also, I thought it would be fun to share a bit of info on calendars with you.
    By observing the movement of Sirius, Egyptians...  more
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    Day 7 IMANI

    LOVE, LOVE, LOVE!!!!!

    Something that there seems to be so little of in our communities. Oh yeah, we love our things, cars, phones, fine houses and such. And, we love those in our immediate family, usually without fail. But what about love...  more