Does the Bible Promote Racism?
In Deuteronomy 7:3–4, God told His chosen people not to allow their children to marry the other nation's children. Moses's mother, Yocheved, was from the Levi tribe. She married her nephew, Amram, also from Levi. Which means Moses's father was also his first cousin. What we do know is that there had to be a whole lot of incest going on! (Ban that book, y’all! – LOL!)
US Africa Summit Hit Bumps, and Made and Making History
We interviewed representatives of two countries not invited to the historic US Africa Summit, the Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic and Mali, and London–based African Human Rights advocate Khataza Gondwe. We also recap Biden's progressive African and African diaspora agenda and appointments, and what is next.
Bipartisan Year–End Omnibus Passes – What It Is and Three Things in It
An omnibus spending package is a type of bill in the United States that groups many of the smaller ordinary appropriations bills into one larger single bill that can be passed with only one vote in each house. The 2022 Omnibus Bill includes these bills setting aside federal funds for the following purposes that many may find of interest:
Year End Thanks for Your Grand Support
Port of Harlem magazine and the Port of Harlem Gambian Education Partnership (POHGEP) had a good year because of you. We send a special thank you (abaraka, jaraama, asante) to the following, who according to our e–mail delivery service, are our TOP 5 fans (e–mail openers):
The Apollo hosts Kwanzaa: A Regeneration Celebration Dec 30, Valerie June performs at Millennium Stage–Kennedy Center Jan 7, From the US Africa Leaders' Summit, listen to Ghana President Addo's talk on world African unity. Under Young Adults, we added a video on diversity, "The Crayon Box that Talked." See where to find this 30–foot tall kinara.
Interestingly, CR Gibb's current and timely four part series "From Gadsden's Wharf, USA to Valongo Wharf, Brazil" has not been number one, but his 2021 "The Mystery of Abubakari II's Voyage" is roaring back as the most popular on our website. We are planning a POH Podcast with Gibbs about Abubakari. Click to see what was most popular on all the platforms we use and what you may have missed.