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"What We Want, What We Believe": Black Consciousness Now!

Ajua Kouadio


We have been compelled to submit this platform, based on our reading of Elaine Brown’s The Condemnation of Little B, as a declaration of what we want and what we believe with respect to certain issues of Neo-Slavery and New Age Racism. We find it necessary at this time to establish such a platform on which a full-fledged movement towards Black cultural consciousness might be grounded. Like the program and declaration of our Black Panther predecessors, this platform cannot be ignored by those of us who today stand for progress. “We” is simply defined as those who are not aligned with “them.” The ideas, thoughts, opinions, and philosophies hereby expressed are uniquely ours. We are not concerned with any offense that may be taken to them, as they are facts; and often the truth hurts. The following items are not necessarily arranged in order of importance, for we feel these oppressions need not be hierarchized.

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ProudFlesh: New Afrikan Journal of Culture, Politics and Consciousness. ISSN: 1543-0855 (online).
Editor: Dr. Sonjah Nadine Stanley-Niaah.

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