• Negative Connotations of Being Black

      My guess is that as Africans we have become intellectually subdued and dominated by the white man who gave the concept of meaning to all things and in accrod with their own definitions - Black is Black because the white man thought it appropriate to tag it as such - it could as well have been any other colour - even white if they thought that was the right description for it.

      Regardless of the ascribed meaning, the association of negativity and negative connotations to all things black is another imperialistic impressions created by the whites to help demean and subdue all things Black and of African descent, yet our people fail to realise and instead helps to perpetuate such myths and malapropisms.

      I feel so sentimentally challenged when I hear such vile and negative definitions attached to Black people, I live, work and eat with white people all day and every day, they hate the colour of their skin and want to be as dark as possible, yet those of us who have been so blessed with such dark skins wish we were some thing else - isn't life a parody?."


      Philip Orumwense

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Great Benin Bronze



These anti-Edo political organizations you folks went to join are the most anti-African - and Africans - in the world.

They're worse than anything; we obviously can't stop you though, even Ewuare II's manifest destiny lies in our own regional party.

We have egba Omo Oduduwa and so on, NPC, AG, the forerunner of them all NCNC and then now these cancers of today.

Stay "with them", but register for your most important election first: your local election, register Edo Political Front, and if you don't, vote the front.

No self respecting Edo will - in the future - find themselves the flag bearers and cheerleaders of foreign parties with indirect rule political and economic mandates, it just doesn't work.

No sane Edo person lives to "have the ear" of someone who doesn't have Edo at their heart.

The Supreme Court is the place to remove the frustration of these lethargic and "periodic" additions to the voting rolls; here - where I live - you can fill in the forms regarding changing your voter registration at the post office and other easy access places.

At the rate things are going we're going to find ourselves truly in decline as our populations suffer from simple things like protein deficiencies in children

" - Reggie Akpata

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