I want to share some exciting news with you. Scientists have now discovered that Brazilian wasp venom kills cancer cells, but not healthy cells. The article explains:The wasp responsible for producing this toxin is the Polybia...Read More
Witch Doctors and Ancient Treatments
“Witch Doctor” is a white people word for indigenous medicine men, shamans, and healers. Because early European missionaries and anthropologists associated their incantations and ceremonies with “witchcraft,” they didn’t see them as true doctors or healers, but as “witch” doctors. Ironically – as we’ve demonstrated above – the practices of indigenous medicine circa 3000 BC were more effective than the practices of European medicine circa 1500 AD.
The Theft of Traditional Knowledge In the Hood Health Handbook, we talk about how all the “herbal remedies” our ancestors developed are now being appropriated by the Western world for profit: For thousands of years Indian...Read More
“The unusual size and flavor of African fruits were not the result of accident but of labored perseverance and skill.” – Drusilla Dunjee Houston
While it was once thought that the development of agriculture is what led to the development of settled communities who developed all the industries we associate with urban civilization, we now know that settlement preceded agriculture. That is, agriculture was developed to meet the needs of a growing population of settled people so large they couldn’t possibly thrive off foraging for food alone.Read More
In light of recent news about the poisoning of the water in black communities from Flint, MI to St. Joseph, Louisiana, we wanted to share the following article, This appears in “The Hood Health Handbook, Volume 2 and was...Read More
Why are there are Black communities all over the world, from southern Russia to southeast Asia, from South America to the islands of the South Pacific? Some of them are no longer around, but we know they were there. They were everywhere.
But who were these people? Where did they come from? How did they get to distant outposts like Easter Island, Tierra del Fuego, and even the frigid regions of northern Europe, Canada, and Siberia? And what role did these people play in establishing the world’s first cultures and civilizations? Finally, what happened to them?Read More
Ever since I got back from India, I’ve been determined to write more and share the journey. For starters, the music is epic. And by epic, I mean literally, like gods and demons and love affairs between the undead. I’ll tell you...Read More
Whether you know it or not, you’re playing the game. The “game” is not “a” game, as in the dope game, the real estate game, the corporate game, or the music game. “The” game is the summation of all those different enterprises. Together, they are known as “life” or “the real world.” All of these seemingly different enterprises are bound by very similar principles, as well as similar odds for success. How can you tell if you’re playing the game? You are. It’s just that simple.Read More
[embedded content] In another uncut scene from the life of Dr. Supreme Understanding, the good doctor shares his thoughts on the struggles of voluntary immigrants who lose their ethnic identity to “fit in” and those of...Read More
Listen to enough conversations in Black America, and you’ll eventually hear a Black man call another Black man “God.” And he’ll mean it. And not in a cult leader kinda of way, but as a serious form of address, often between men...Read More
Henry TurnerWhy Would We Say ‘God Has No Color’? Henry Bishop Turner was many things: A minister. A Politian. He also was the first southern bishop of the African Methodist Episcopal Church (AME)—the church where, recently, nine...Read More