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What is Africa to Me?: My Journey to the Land of My Ancestors

Tomorrow I embark on a three-week journey to Africa that will take me to its very heart. The journey will culminate in a presentation I am honored to give at the Postcolonial Theology Conference in Nairobi, Kenya. There I will give a talk entitled “Moving the Center: Postcolonial Theology in the Life and Work of …

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Your Tears Are Our Tears: Ewuare X. Osayande Speaks at Rally for Nigerian Girls

Author’s Note – The following are the edited remarks I shared at the #BringBackOurGirls rally “Rock a Gele for Our Girls” at Love Park in Philadelphia, PA on Saturday, May 3, 2014. This event was initiated by Tarana Burkes. Many thanks to all the organizers and participants that showed up and showed out in solidarity with #BringBackOurGirls …

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Osayande Brings the Fire at Mumia’s 60th Birthday Bash

Ewuare X. Osayande honored Mumia Abu-Jamal and Amiri Baraka with poems dedicated to both men at the Bring Mumia Home Coalition’s 60th Birthday Dinner for Mumia. Cornel West, Angela Davis and The Last Poets were also featured at this event held in Philadelphia, PA on April 24, 2014. Osayande began his remarks discussing his recent …

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Osayande Stands His Ground for Marissa Alexander

Listen to Ewuare X. Osayande at the “Standing Our Ground” Rally for Marissa Alexander [powerpress url=”http://osayande.org/wp-content/uploads/2012/05/Ewuare-MarissaRally1.mp3″] Activist and poet Ewuare Osayande joined other speakers including Pam Africa at a speak-out/teach-in for Marissa Alexander, African American mother serving a 20 year sentence for defending herself without killing anyone in the same state (FL) that failed to …

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Ewuare Osayande and Amiri Baraka to Discuss Artistic Freedom at Vision Festival 17

Poet and activist Ewuare Osayande will appear alongside legendary poet icon Amiri Baraka and others for a discussion on the state of progressive and radical arts at Vision Festival 17 on Sunday, June 17, 2012. The panel “Freedom for Sale – Poets and Prophets” begins at 4 pm and concludes at 6 pm. Visions Festival …

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Osayande to Discuss Race, Racism at Event Series Honoring Martin Delany

Philadelphia – Author, Activist and Director of People Organized Working to Eradicate Racism (POWER) Ewuare X. Osayande will discuss “The Myth of Race and the Reality of Racism” as part of a larger series of events throughout Philadelphia in commemoration of the 200th birthday of Martin R. Delany, the father of Black nationalism, presented by …

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