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HIST 11 | HIST 16 |HIST 41 | HIST 73 – “Africans in America” to African Africans””[AFRISPORA ACADEMY]

Afrispora™ on 03/09/2021 0 Comments • Tags: #africa #slavery

WATCH: The African Americans: Many Rivers to Cross (Episode 1) – The Black Atlantic (1500-1800) Minute 1-8 •Juan Garrido  & Esteban •Anthony Johnson (Antonio, A Negro) •Slaves in Virginia Minute 8-21 Slavery in the Americas Gates goes to Africa TO EXPLORE THE OTHER SIDE OF THE SLAVE TRADE Africans in America: America’s Journey Through Slavery … Read More

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What is Zap Mama doing in 2020? [SALUTE]

Afrispora™ on 11/04/2020 0 Comments • Tags: #zapmama

What is this ‘Bestowment’ for? What aim/purpose do I should I claim and pursue? FINDS WHILE DIGGIN

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” What innate human characteristics led to the migration out of Africa?” – Y.R, Fall 2020 ~ Human Dispersal…[AFRISPORA ACADEMY]

Afrispora™ on 09/07/2020 0 Comments

Student question offered in HIST 16: African-American History (Fall 2020) = “What innate human characteristics led to the migration out of Africa?” by Y.R.. student, Fall 2020 Note: The first assignment t in all History courses I teach is to watch an important documentary called The Real Eve The Real Eve: USEFUL LINKS TO FURTHER … Read More

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Hip Hop Knowledge! = Hopsin + J. Cole [WOKE HOP]

Afrispora™ on 04/08/2020 0 Comments • Tags: #bltnbetterlatethannever #hopsin #jcole

Caught a bit of Hopsin’s live IG session then was inspired to dig!  Glad I did and knew I was a recent fan of sorts in my mind this thus the tune in on IG but the track above is dope and so familiar of how I process the matters he raps about so well…Much … Read More

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REMEMBER TO REMEMBER” [YE TUMI ACADEMY]

Afrispora™ on 11/03/2019 0 Comments • Tags: #remembertoremember

#DrDDClayborne at the University of Ghana in 1993 during my junior year of college as a UC San Diego as a UC exchange student
“Demonstrated Knowledge!” ~ Afrispora ~ “Connecting Those Connected” since 2005 via Afrispora

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Better Than This – Dego & Kaidi Tatham + Omar Lye Fook + 2000Black +++ [LIFE ANTHEMS]

Afrispora™ on 10/25/2019 0 Comments

Picture of Dontraneil Clayborne at age 20 at the University of Ghana, Legon in 1993…pre-Internet 😒😆🤷‍♂️😜😜✌👌🤔❤ Me pe Ghana na Ghanafo…the UC San Diego alumnus in the Gap outfit and black suede Vans chukka boots, that mildewed in the humidity of Accra, Ghana..a lot of leg though ha. FOR ME THESE TRACKS ARE TRANCE-INDUCING…YOU LIKE? … Read More

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Bob McAdoo = Lesser Known Beast! [BLACK STAR SPORTS]

Afrispora™ on 08/13/2019 1 Comment • Tags: #bobmcadoo #buffalobraves #nba

As often put in a Facebook-based NBA-focused basketball group, “How good was he?” (Note: A lowlight was the posting of Kirk Hinrich in this as the subject/focus for this. Not that I do respect his game and any NBA-level player, yet folks called out the ‘huhness’ of the post. I think I offered a thoughtful … Read More

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Meet Mr. Ian Lee = Toronto Raptors fan/ball boy to Hoop for Howard University Bison [BLACK STAR SPORTS]

Afrispora™ on 06/14/2019 0 Comments • Tags: #chinesecanadian #howarduniversity #ianlee

GOOD WRITE-UP: https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/toronto/ian-lee-ncaa-commitment-1.5156377 WELL DONE, Howard University recruiters and coaches. WE NEED BALLERS BAD AT H.U. -smh – The ineptitude over the years has just beedln sad, even more wack than pitiful 🙂 I just saying Hope springs ….? Yup NBA champion Jeremy Lin (who as a California state champion in high school basketball before … Read More

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Dr. Sebi on The Rock Newman Show [YE TUMI ACADEMY]

Afrispora™ on 05/08/2019 0 Comments

Primary sources are ESSENTIAL in establishing the validity of that whivh follows. I myself was enthused to find this video of the man speaking himself. I’ve to give right Newman props for having a consistently impressive guest list at my beloved how are University appropriately so. Let me watch again now that little distance has … Read More

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“Black is key” [THEME TRACK]

Afrispora™ on 05/04/2019 0 Comments • Tags: #4hero #black #dego #key

Because ‘It’ just is! So adopted now for the 3rd time as the track that reps the vibrations at ‘work’ #Afrispora

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Anderson .Paak (2016-2019) In case you missed these Historically Epic live performances +++ [REPOSTS]

Afrispora™ on 03/22/2019 0 Comments • Tags: #aftermathmusic #compton #oxnard #ventura

UPDATE OF MY FOLKS SHOWS! Feck at the time of posting I need to catch up on 1 1/2 concerts…join me in enjoying my bruh’s dope sounds. Righteous Breezy, well done fellas respect to Jose Rios + Ron Avant + other Fellas So proud of bruh, quite inspiring https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCVMSK1i_uksa4FrXZZqGYvw

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Dr. Oop (Droop Capone) [SALUTE!]

Afrispora™ on 12/30/2018 0 Comments • Tags: #droop #droopcapone

[UPDATED: Fe. 2019] I forget that my friend in real life is a fresh ass rapper and collabed on one of my favorite Life Anthems, like really though [OLD] …Long overdue, I just had an Aha Moment as I heard this dopest….wait Dr. Oop is my folks from way back on a personal note! “…Bobby … Read More

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WELL DONE BRUH: Pat Mahomes II = Pre-Super Bowl champion QB [BLACK STAR SPORTS]

Afrispora™ on 11/05/2018 0 Comments • Tags: #athletics #patmahomesii

UPDATE!!! – SUPER BOWL CHAMP ALREADY THOUGH = AMAZINGLY GREAT FROM THE START!!! All this Kaepernick wackness has caused my viewership and thus the analysis of the NFL to be off QUITE a bit.  The full proof is that I am just now blogging about Pat Mahomes being a Bruh! I remember hearing and seeing … Read More

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Naomi Osaka – Updated! U.S. Open tennis Champ [BLACK STAR SPORTS]

Afrispora™ on 09/06/2018 0 Comments • Tags: #haitian #japanese #tennis #usopen

Nice seeing a new brown face in tennis. As a 3 year lettermen in boy’s tennis in high school at Chaffey High School in Ontario, CA Yup a fan of the Williams sister since young surely. WOW, CONGRATS ON THE U.S. OPEN WIN!!! (despite the controversy and all) SINGAPORE, SINGAPORE – OCTOBER 25 : Naomi … Read More

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WELL DONE! ~ Boblo Boat to Boblo Island by Royce Da 5’9″ & J. Cole [AFRISPORA ACADEMY]

Afrispora™ on 05/12/2018 1 Comment • Tags: #bobloboat #bobloisland #canada #jcole #royceda59 #undergroundrailroad

Love all I can perceive about this track! WELL DONE FELLAS!  #BrilliantBrothas #SmartSistas #Afrispora #BobloBoat #BobloIsland #JCole #RoyceDa59 Dr. D.D. Clayborne aka Don Dada aka Kwame Tumi #AcademicFreestyle #AfrisporaAcademy This blog is a great example of the multifaceted and multidimensional the interconnectedness and interactivity of various endeavors in life that emerge and are identifiable as … Read More

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LIFE ANTHEMS! ~ Games Begin

Afrispora™ on 05/04/2018 0 Comments • Tags: #delthafunkeehomosapien #delthefunkyhomosapien #futuredevelopment

I love my friends! One of my MOSST MEANINGFUL favorite Life Anthems. Since, BUT Only for, this Post-Stroke Rehab period, AFRISPORA has turned into only a blog/vlog. Appreciate my real world and online folks that have ‘Held Me Down’ as I probably me first heard Q-Tip say in a verse. It radiated a MEANING then … Read More

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Cyberarchiving since 2005 via Afrispora

Afrispora™ on 04/22/2018 0 Comments • Tags: #cybercapital #drclaybornesayings

Here is a TOO LONG A COMPILATION COMPILATION..of Inspirational stuff…Restaurant Chillouts, +park gatherings, bonfires, meetups at FREE musical events… Trying my best to have a calendar up by June, if possible sooner…in the meantime enjoy FIVE COMMON ARCHIVING MISTAKES

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LIFE ANTHEMS! ~ (How Could Anyone) Feel At Home

Afrispora™ on 03/15/2018 0 Comments

Yeah Mike, appreciate you! Onward bredren…multiversal! #DrClayborneSayings #Afrispora # https://www.mellomusicgroup.com/collections/cassettes/products/open-mike-eagle-brick-body-kids-still-daydream-cassette?variant=2681464356894 “…ain’t never been to this planet.” LIFE ANTHEMS! ~ (How Could Anyone) Feel At Home Yup off with you cretins, I knew what Michael meant but had to look up the spellings https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/cretin

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FWD ~ Tech N9ne leads me to new Tupac…Asante

Afrispora™ on 03/09/2018 0 Comments • Tags: #bltnbetterlatethannever #hiphop #techn9ne #tupac

  It’s ‘New” if you never ‘experienced it’ — hell and more evidence of QD3’s key role in the music ‘game’ from Sweden to the U.S. and beyond QD3 (Quincy Jones, Jr.)      

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4hero pick n’ mix (STUMBLED UPONS)

Afrispora™ on 03/08/2018 0 Comments • Tags: #4hero #deejaymusic #remix

On the commute home after teaching African-American history at Santa Monica College I thought to search for my favorite duo’s music on Soundcloud and voila! Enjoy, I know I am going to fully!!!! #DrClayborneSayings #Globalspora

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YE TUMI ACADEMY ~ Newly Discovered 1964 MLK Speech

Afrispora™ on 01/15/2018 0 Comments • Tags: #democracynow #london #martinlutherkingjr #newspeech

Giving due honor and reflectiveness to my life and our lives… …his words TOO OFTEN seems to fit KWAME NKRUMAH & MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR. ETERNAL RESPECT!  Dr. Dontraneil Clayborne

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LIFE ANTHEMS ~ – “Somebody Else”

Afrispora™ on 11/19/2017 0 Comments • Tags: #africanhistory #afrispora #drclayborne #northhollywood #presentation #theafricachannel

This has been MY CUT….seems to be playing during some pivotal moments over the years…the artistic notations suggest to me that I SHOULD STAY WHO I AM yet evolve. Agreed though it is interesting. #DrClayborneSayings #Afrispora A recent PIVOTAL moment was giving a 1 hour “Brief African History Overview” to the production staff at the … Read More

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SALUTE! ~ Talib Kweli

Afrispora™ on 11/19/2017 0 Comments • Tags: #laurynhill #salute #talibkweli #tribute

Paused this post MONTHS AGO…now this banger with my folks Anderson .Paak, cool Well no time like now… Respect, fan since Black Star and it was fresh seeing you deejay an after hours over on Washington in L.A. Great vibes my brother. Salute, Dr. Clayborne Thank you for your service in the all to real … Read More

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Nasheed x Sa Neter [YE TUMI ACADEMY]

Afrispora™ on 09/03/2017 0 Comments • Tags: #nasheed #saneter #unity

Brotha Tariq Nasheed Interviewed by Sa Neter left some nuggets and identified so ‘boulders’ to crushed and moved out the way. Where here is #2 … peep the title for #3 though, yup on target. Respect all around, Dr. Clayborne

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Ta-Nehisi Coates (fellow Bison!) on Democracy Now! (YE TUMI ACADEMY)

Afrispora™ on 08/18/2017 0 Comments • Tags: #coates #democracynow #howard #hubison

Post-Charlottesville I remember this guy from my graduate years at Howard University from 1996-8 and from around the region up to 2000 when I headed back home to Los Angeles. So proud of him and who would have thought? Yet why not? SALUTE! Bbbiiisssooonnn!!!, Dr. Clayborne Onward!

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Dapper by Domo Genesis f. Anderson .Paak +++ [LIFE ANTHEMS]

Afrispora™ on 03/18/2017 0 Comments • Tags: #andersonpaak #domogenesis #losangeles #rollerskate #straightboogie #wokehop

Righteous fellas, A straight boogie joint, thanks! from Don Dada + UPDATE see Anderson .Paak tag IT LEADS TO EPICNESS trust me on this.  Please give me Jay-Z like credit and backup/support “…I reiterate…way too complacent in My Ways too often…tranquil…” = Unique Dopeness #DrClayborneSayings

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SALUTE! ~ Yohance (Merc 80) of Merc80.com

Afrispora™ on 02/11/2017 0 Comments • Tags: #merc80 #merc80com #noladarling #thejam #yohanceserrant

Merc80 – The Jam – Episode 2 feat. Nola Darling The Story Behind the Story Teller. Source: The Jam – Episode 2 feat. Nola Darling – Merc80.com Throwback heat Continued success my folks, Dr. Clayborne Sisses y’all Got Flows…life happened 2014-now so I missed this one.  Nice vibes and FLOWS I hear you, wow. Love … Read More

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Apollo Brown & Ras Kass [SALUTE!]

Afrispora™ on 02/04/2017 0 Comments • Tags: #apollobrown #god #rasskass

As a resident of his hometown, Carson [then resident] I gotta show respect to Ras Kass and Apollo Brown…Soul on Ice is a must listen – Hip Hop classic!

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YE TUMI ACADEMY ~ LOST KINGDOMS OF AFRICA

Afrispora™ on 09/18/2016 0 Comments

LOST KINGDOMS OF AFRICA with Dr. Casely-Hayford EPISODES (BBC link ○ ■ ♢ ● □ Videos to be posted but in the mean time feel free to search out and watch these priceless documentaries yourself.

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“Everyday Sunshine” with Fishbone and Filmmakers, Lev Anderson and Chris Metzler [FINDS WHILE DIGGIN]

Afrispora™ on 09/18/2016 0 Comments • Tags: #fishbone

From my college days at UC San Diego… good times! A blend of funk, ska, reggae, hip hop and more, Fishbone is dope A good watch “Preserving ‘Cultural capital’ of note in order to better inform myself and others.” – Dr. Dontraneil Clayborne

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YE TUMI ACADEMY ~ AFRICA: The Bible & The Gun (Episode 5)

Afrispora™ on 09/15/2016 0 Comments • Tags: #africa:storyofacontinent #basildavidson

Video write ups on documentaries that are assigned as Homework, no longer simply Optional aasignments that 2-5% of the class would submit for Extra credit.  SMH “You must learn.” – as KRS-One put it.  Written & Presented by Basil Davidson , Executive Producer

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Was Ever In A Band – INCOGNITO would be it!!! [IF I]

Afrispora™ on 07/22/2016 0 Comments • Tags: #ifi #incognito

How does a native of South-Central Los Angeles become an avid listener of music and knowledge in general from around the globe and locally. I was born in 1973 to a mother who was an habitual music listener, who herself was descended from a lineage of music connoisseurs.   My family relocated from Houston, TX … Read More

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YE TUMI ACADEMY ~ ‘What to the Slave Is 4th of July?’: James Earl Jones Reads Frederick Douglass’ Historic Speech | Alternet

Afrispora™ on 07/14/2016 0 Comments • Tags: #4thofjuly #famesearljones #slavery #speech

Some historic words of wisdom from a historic human http://www.democracynow.org/2015/7/3/what_to_the_slave_is_4th http://www.democracynow.org/embed/story/2015/7/3/what_to_the_slave_is_4th http://www.alternet.org/civil-liberties/what-slave-4th-july-james-earl-jones-reads-frederick-douglass-historic-speech Democracynow.org

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SALUTE! ~ Dego mix on Gilles Peterson Worldwide

Afrispora™ on 06/21/2016 0 Comments • Tags: #4hero #worldwide

~Yes, I am a South-Central Los Angeles native that is a Anglophile musically at least….Thanks to my ear since a young person listening to the David Bowie my Mama was playing to watching the Eurythmics, Duran Duran, Boy George and such on MTV to chilling to Spandeau Ballet as my spun the record while we … Read More

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Direct Involvement Movement ~ “The African Americans” as used in HIST 16 at Santa Monica College (Spring 2016)

Afrispora™ on 04/03/2016 0 Comments • Tags: #anthonyjohnson #frederickdouglas #robertsmalls

” Hello all, I am requiring you all to view these documentary episodes in order to help you retain the course information and I KNOW THIS MULTIFACETED APPROACH TO HISTORICAL ANALYSIS WORKS! Documentary Preparation for the Mid-Term – Quiz on The African Americans: Many Rivers To Cross Part 1 and 2 pOSTSCRIPT (P.S.) This past Fall … Read More

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“12 Great Black Women You Should Know” [YE TUMI ACADEMY]

Afrispora™ on 04/03/2016 0 Comments

“12 Great African Women In History You Should-Know” Ahmose-Neferari AHMOSE-NEFERTARI “Queen Ahmose-Nefertari (circa 1570-1530 B.C.) was an active participant, along with her husband King Ahmose, in the final defeat and ejection from Africa of the hated Hyksos invaders and occupiers. As such, she was regarded as a national hero and one of the outstanding figures … Read More