by. Marimba Ani. · Rating details · ratings · 17 reviews. Yurugu removes the mask from the European facade and thereby reveals the inner workings of. Yurugu: An African-Centered Critique of European by Marimba Ani Yurugu removes the mask from the European facade and thereby reveals.

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We have lost our strength as a people. They did not have the freedom to affirm their cultural heritage.

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This took a great amount of effort. This gives these people authority to control other people. At this time, she is actively involved in retrieving philosophy and in the re-creation of ritual, so that they can be used for the transformation and healing of people of African descent.

Maafa refers to the enslavement of our people and to the sustained attempt to dehumanize us. Our existence among Europeans is replete with injustices.

May 23, Amrimba rated it it was amazing. But conditioning makes it difficult to convince us otherwise. We as a people are still suffering from this crime because we have not been allowed to find our way back to the sense of cultural identity and continuity which would transform us into a unified and whole people.

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Examining the causes of global white supremacyAni argued that European thought implicitly believes in its own superiority, stating: This page was last edited on 14 Octoberat She uses an example where Bush sends troops into Sudan to feed children.

In Europe there is yrugu duality: It is not racist or reactionary but it does mercilessly reveal the workings of European “thought and behavior” per non-Europeans.

Notes on Marimba Ani’s “Yurugu” Lecture

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Lastly, study the African worldview. Sep 27, Michelle rated it it was amazing Recommends it for: The problem is that this re-definition starts at three years of age.

This is the foundation of the Catholic Church. Post was not sent – check your email addresses! We must do all that we can do to uplift our maromba.

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Marimba Ani born Dona Richards is an anthropologist and African Studies scholar best known for her work Yurugua comprehensive critique of European thought and culture, and her coining of the term ” Maafa ” for the African holocaust. Comes from the necessity immoral acts to be performed in accordance with aggressive behavior. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.

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But we are still thinking within the European modality—as determined by those who oppress us and controls us. The cultural process is naturally a ongoing, which allows people to continuously affirm their connectedness through being linked to their origins.

Through comparing to other cultural paradigms, it raises the consciousness of the reader and take a responsibility of what aspects of all cultures are important to practice to move forward in a more harmonized, just, and spiritual way; if we are willing. Leopold is one of many. All people, all over the world, throughout history have shared in common the fact that they belong to a culture of origin. Nothing Yurugu created was complete because he was incomplete.

The idea of brotherhood attracts us, and we then become victims of colonialism. We need to work together as a yurugy who supports its members and who is responsible for their welfare. She has continued her activism through matimba scholarship.