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The Resource Afrikan wisdom : new voices talk Black liberation, Buddhism, and beyond, edited by Valerie Mason-John (Vimalasara) ; foreword by Professor Jan Willis, PhD

Afrikan wisdom : new voices talk Black liberation, Buddhism, and beyond, edited by Valerie Mason-John (Vimalasara) ; foreword by Professor Jan Willis, PhD

Label
Afrikan wisdom : new voices talk Black liberation, Buddhism, and beyond
Title
Afrikan wisdom
Title remainder
new voices talk Black liberation, Buddhism, and beyond
Statement of responsibility
edited by Valerie Mason-John (Vimalasara) ; foreword by Professor Jan Willis, PhD
Contributor
Editor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"A collection of spiritual essays written by Black thought leaders and teachers that discuss what it means to be Black in the world today"--
Assigning source
Provided by publisher
Cataloging source
DCH
Dewey number
200.89/96073
Index
index present
LC call number
B944.A37
LC item number
A69 2021
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1965-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Mason-John, Valerie
  • Khalphani, Shaka
  • Gomez, Marisela B.
  • Pimentel, Allyson
  • Shambrook, Anouk Aimée
  • Miles, Justin F
  • Murray-Lichtman, Andrea
  • Muhammad, Nisa
  • Precilla, Elisha
  • Jackson-Brewer, Karla
  • Cooper, Afua
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • African American philosophy
  • African Americans
  • Buddhism and humanism
  • Buddhism and social problems
Target audience
adult
Label
Afrikan wisdom : new voices talk Black liberation, Buddhism, and beyond, edited by Valerie Mason-John (Vimalasara) ; foreword by Professor Jan Willis, PhD
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Prologue: The Negro National Anthem -- Foreword by Professor Jan Willis, PhD -- Introduction -- Part I: Reappropriating the Buddha : 1. The Black Buddha / by Shaka Khalpani -- 2. Black African Descendant Buddhas / by Marisela Gomez -- 3. Parenting Black Children in a Joyful and Sorrowful World : The Buddha's Teaching of the Heavenly Abodes / by Allyson Pimentel -- 4. Coming Home to Embodied Nonduality / by Anouk Aimée Shambrook -- 5. Sadhana of Awakened Melanin : Devotional Practices to Help Transform Self and Other / by Justin Miles (Shiwa Chuwo) -- Part II: Black Liberation : 6. There Is a Balm: Black Liberation Theology and the Contemporary Struggle / by Andrea Murray-Lichtman and Ashton Murray -- 7. Africa, Islam, and Liberation / by Nisa Muhammad -- 8. The Wisdom of Rastafari : Key Moments That Led to the Uprising of the Rastafari Movement in the Mid-1970s until Now / by Elisha Precilla -- 9. Vajrayana Buddhism : A Path to Healing and Liberations for People of African Descent / by Karla Jackson-Brewer -- 10. Kwanzaa in Canada / by Dr. Afua Cooper -- 11. Africanity : An Interview with an African Elder Priestess / by Valerie Mason-John (Vimalasara) -- Part III: Social Justice : The Revival of an old Religion : 12. Black Lives Matter : An Anthem for Intersectional Black Liberation / by Cicely Belle Blain -- 13. A Twelve-Step Approach Exploring Cultural Bias, Racism, and Otherism / by Rev. Seiho Mudo Morris -- 14. They Call You a Bodhisattva : Homage to Martin Luther King Jr. / by Larry Ward -- 15. Bringing Malcolm X Down Home, to Canada -- and to Nova Scotia / by George Elliott Clarke -- 16. African Wisdom Traditions : Womxn, Embodiment, and Creative Expression / by Arisika -- 17. Purification and Protests : The Murder of Black Bodies in America / by Alex Kakuyo -- 18. Wisdom Teachings for Our Black Incarcerated Brothers and Sisters / by Audrey Charlton -- 19. Extinction Rebellion : Also a Concern for People of Color Communities / by Amaragita Pearse -- 20. Committing to Truth: An Interview with JoAnna Hardy / by Laurie Amodeo
  • Part IV: Decolonizing Mindfulness : 21. African Mindfulness / by Olusola Adebiyi a.k.a. Sola Story -- 22. Mindfulness from the Cradle of Mankind / by Elizabeth Nyirambonigaba Mpyisi -- 23. Being Silenced, Claiming Silence: The Practice of Stillness in the Movement for Liberation / by Rima Vesely-Flad -- 24. Kemetic Yoga, an Ancient Egyptian Spirituality / by Yirser Ra Hotep (Elvrid Lawrence) -- 25. Ancestralization / by Cosmore Marriott -- 26. Why Did Jesus Turn Water into Wine? / by Biko Agozino -- 27. When will we sing, dance, tell our stories, dwell in silence and begin breathing again? / by Valerie Mason-John (Vimalasara) -- Part V: The Personal Is Political: 27. In Search of Hypolites : Making Sense of My African and Native American Ancestry / by Kabir Hypolite -- 28. Turning, Turning, Turning / by Dr. g -- 29. Jesus and Buddha Pointing to Black Liberation / by Thomas Davis IV -- 30. Healing My Broken Heart / by Angela Dews -- 31. Encourage Others by Overcoming Your Own Suffering / by Venerable Pannavati -- 32. The Web Dancer : DarkNight, Zamani, Dip / by Sojourner Wright -- 33. The Blessing / by Zenju Earthlyn Manuel -- Acknowledgments -- About the Authors
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
xvii, 364 pages
Isbn
9781623175627
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)on1260456270
  • (OCoLC)1260456270
  • 2243481
Label
Afrikan wisdom : new voices talk Black liberation, Buddhism, and beyond, edited by Valerie Mason-John (Vimalasara) ; foreword by Professor Jan Willis, PhD
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Prologue: The Negro National Anthem -- Foreword by Professor Jan Willis, PhD -- Introduction -- Part I: Reappropriating the Buddha : 1. The Black Buddha / by Shaka Khalpani -- 2. Black African Descendant Buddhas / by Marisela Gomez -- 3. Parenting Black Children in a Joyful and Sorrowful World : The Buddha's Teaching of the Heavenly Abodes / by Allyson Pimentel -- 4. Coming Home to Embodied Nonduality / by Anouk Aimée Shambrook -- 5. Sadhana of Awakened Melanin : Devotional Practices to Help Transform Self and Other / by Justin Miles (Shiwa Chuwo) -- Part II: Black Liberation : 6. There Is a Balm: Black Liberation Theology and the Contemporary Struggle / by Andrea Murray-Lichtman and Ashton Murray -- 7. Africa, Islam, and Liberation / by Nisa Muhammad -- 8. The Wisdom of Rastafari : Key Moments That Led to the Uprising of the Rastafari Movement in the Mid-1970s until Now / by Elisha Precilla -- 9. Vajrayana Buddhism : A Path to Healing and Liberations for People of African Descent / by Karla Jackson-Brewer -- 10. Kwanzaa in Canada / by Dr. Afua Cooper -- 11. Africanity : An Interview with an African Elder Priestess / by Valerie Mason-John (Vimalasara) -- Part III: Social Justice : The Revival of an old Religion : 12. Black Lives Matter : An Anthem for Intersectional Black Liberation / by Cicely Belle Blain -- 13. A Twelve-Step Approach Exploring Cultural Bias, Racism, and Otherism / by Rev. Seiho Mudo Morris -- 14. They Call You a Bodhisattva : Homage to Martin Luther King Jr. / by Larry Ward -- 15. Bringing Malcolm X Down Home, to Canada -- and to Nova Scotia / by George Elliott Clarke -- 16. African Wisdom Traditions : Womxn, Embodiment, and Creative Expression / by Arisika -- 17. Purification and Protests : The Murder of Black Bodies in America / by Alex Kakuyo -- 18. Wisdom Teachings for Our Black Incarcerated Brothers and Sisters / by Audrey Charlton -- 19. Extinction Rebellion : Also a Concern for People of Color Communities / by Amaragita Pearse -- 20. Committing to Truth: An Interview with JoAnna Hardy / by Laurie Amodeo
  • Part IV: Decolonizing Mindfulness : 21. African Mindfulness / by Olusola Adebiyi a.k.a. Sola Story -- 22. Mindfulness from the Cradle of Mankind / by Elizabeth Nyirambonigaba Mpyisi -- 23. Being Silenced, Claiming Silence: The Practice of Stillness in the Movement for Liberation / by Rima Vesely-Flad -- 24. Kemetic Yoga, an Ancient Egyptian Spirituality / by Yirser Ra Hotep (Elvrid Lawrence) -- 25. Ancestralization / by Cosmore Marriott -- 26. Why Did Jesus Turn Water into Wine? / by Biko Agozino -- 27. When will we sing, dance, tell our stories, dwell in silence and begin breathing again? / by Valerie Mason-John (Vimalasara) -- Part V: The Personal Is Political: 27. In Search of Hypolites : Making Sense of My African and Native American Ancestry / by Kabir Hypolite -- 28. Turning, Turning, Turning / by Dr. g -- 29. Jesus and Buddha Pointing to Black Liberation / by Thomas Davis IV -- 30. Healing My Broken Heart / by Angela Dews -- 31. Encourage Others by Overcoming Your Own Suffering / by Venerable Pannavati -- 32. The Web Dancer : DarkNight, Zamani, Dip / by Sojourner Wright -- 33. The Blessing / by Zenju Earthlyn Manuel -- Acknowledgments -- About the Authors
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
xvii, 364 pages
Isbn
9781623175627
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)on1260456270
  • (OCoLC)1260456270
  • 2243481

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