By: Chief Mouhamadou Diagne
As impossible as it may seem the settler has managed to colonize the abstract phenomenon that is time itself. I refer to “time” here as both a resource that is violently exploited from the working-class colonized masses and a way of measuring the passing of the present.
Human beings have always measured time by looking at nature. Whether it’s using the sun, the moon, or the seasons we have always looked to nature to keep track of the passing of time.
The Ancient Egyptians used large obelisks to track the movement of the sun, to measure the passing of time. Other societies like the Zhou Dynasty of ancient China used the flowing of water to measure the passing of time.
The colonization of time happened in two different ways. Firstly the way in which we count and measure time has been violently forced on colonized people across the world. Secondly, the actual time colonized people have available to themselves has been colonized for capitalist exploitation.
Continue reading “Decolonizing Time Itself”
By: Chief Nyah Akerele
Black Hammer’s mission orbits the need to build self-determining power for our own community. When it comes to the colonized homeless community of Atlanta, many would simply surmise that this issue is nothing new. Homelessness has been plaguing the African and Colonized community since our presence in this U.S. colony, but the way Black Hammer analyzes and politicizes this problem is unique compared to how other bourgeois organizations respond to the contradiction.
On November 30, 2019, 13 Comrades gathered at Woodruff Park in Downtown Atlanta and handed out food to 100 African and colonized people in under 30 minutes! The menu included curry chicken, sweet potatoes, rice, cornbread, and granola bars. Bean soup was also given as an alternative for those individuals who do not consume meat. A pair of socks and a Black Hammer pamphlet was placed in each bag given so that the individual could become mobilized to overturn the contradiction of poverty created by colonialism.
After the food drive, Comrades gathered and united that this would be the beginning of a monthly food drive done in the Atlanta area! Comrades voiced their unity to feed African and colonized individuals and families.
Continue reading “Implementing Our Mission”
By Mouhamadou Diagne
I ain’t tryna get into it If you on some “I ain’t African, I’m Afro-WTV-tf” or “I’m not African, I’m mixed” or “I’m not Black, I’m a person of color” or whatever race science nonsense the colonizer uses to divide Africans and other colonized people. Please remember capitalism and colonialism created these artificial divisions between working-class colonized people. Continue reading “Africa For The Africans!”
This article is written with an agenda to destroy the ability for anyone to trick you into forgetting who you are and who the enemy is.
This is beyond Greta, so I have tricked you. See how easy that was? So, if my junior college drop-out self can trick you so easily, what do you think about a 600 year old system that is birthed and sustained from tricking you? And, probably tricks you a whole lot better than me!? It knows you–no, it knows us–better than we know ourselves. Continue reading “Greta Thunberg is a Drug and You’re a Dope-Head.”