Earl this morning ritual opening of African History Month was conducted at Egbe Onisin Eledumare by the spiritual Leader of the organization -Oloye Olakela Massetungi (Alatunse Ogun Ile Ife/Agbaye).
Consent via dida obi in Iwori/Ejire was obtained in one permutation.
The names of several Alkebu-lanese cultural heroes relevant to our ongoing revolution were called and offered victuals.
Among the names called and given great prominence was that of Papa Lwa Boukman Doti who liberated his being in this very month in 1791.
Other names called were Toussaint L’Ouverture of Gaugaunou lineage, Henri Christophe, Jean Jacques Dessalines, Tubal Uriah Buzz Butler, C.L.R. James. Malcolm Nurse(George Padmore), Yeye Gbogbo Melvina Rodnet, Babalorisa Ebenezer Elliot, Hobonou Sedley Antoine, Hobonou Zawenu,Hobonou Partick Antoine, Oga Onilu Andrew Beddoe, Chief Aniseere Sango Jeffrey Biddeau, Chief Alagba Erinfolami Adelekan(Esmond King), Beryl McBurnie, Iyalorisa Molly Ahye, Chief Servant Makandal Daaga, Chaka Agaja. Iya Ijo Loisa Catherine Toussaint of Ojo lineage, Agba Akolejo Olufemi, Agba Aubrey Charles, Agba Sam Phills, Beverly Jones, Guy Harewood, Rudolph Charles, Darlington Boysie Henry,and many others including my personal lineage ancestors.
Leave and permission was taken from Orisa ile wa ati Egun Ile wa
Egbe Onisin Eledumare will conduct on line celebration of our contributors to our liberation and re-definition of ourselves.
You to can join us by leaving your comments here and by calling into remembrance the names of those you know have made significant contributions in our positive development and liberation of our minds, bodies and spirits.
Let’s celebrate them all.
Some of my heroes may not be yours Some of yours may not be mines.
If they are dear to you call them and acknowledge them
We are moving forward.