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Bliss in Babylon October 26, 2009

Posted by oluwawa writes in Oluwa Series, Recent Posts.
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“Who has not found the heaven below will fail of it above” – Emily Dickinson

I spent most of my childhood in an apartment complex in Oakland, CA on a street notorious for prostitution and gang violence. My sisters and I were never allowed to play outside of the gates of our apartment. Our apartment complex was like a protective shield that kept all of us from the realities that existed on the “outside” but that sense of protection certainly did not keep us from witnessing what went on in our neighborhood, both good and bad. We saw some pretty bad stuff happen in those days but in the midst of what seemed like Babylon, I had some of the best times of my life. (more…)

MAAT Moment October 7, 2009

Posted by oluwawa writes in Oluwa Series, Recent Posts.
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DISCIPLINE

Ingredients

3 fundamentals: Order, Truth & Justice
1 model on a mission
1 talented photographer
1 camera woman/sister
1 day Zip Car rental

Marinate, stir, simmer, serve. . .

MAAT: the personification of order, which was fundamental in the Kemetic world view and which formed the basis of the Kemetic concepts of Order, Truth and Justice.

MAAT is the foundation for which the Emancipate! Oluwakemi project was conceived. (more…)