The C.O.W.S. Two Thousand Seasons Part I

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April 11, 2014

The Context of White Supremacy hosts the debut study session on Ayi Kwei Armah’s illustrious novel Two Thousand Seasons. This text is one of Gus’ top five books – it’s likely a favorite of Dr. Marimba Ani also. Talib Kweli’s classic tune shares the same name and is inspired by Armah’s 1973 publication. Gus recognized the title only as a hip hop jewel until reading Alice Walker’s Temple Of My Familiar – Armah’s iconic text is referenced in Walker’s novel. Armah offers a powerful analysis of global White Supremacy – the terrorist behavior of Whites. The book chronicles black people’s descent, annihilation as a result of embracing White destruction and abandoning their customs and culture – “The Way“. We’ll see how relevant this novel remains more than 40 years after it’s original publication.


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  1. Just wanted to see if it were still possible to get the PDF for Two Thousand Seasons. This has already been one of my favorite reads (along with Yurugu and Destruction of Black Civilization), but I’ve had a hard time finding a PDF version. Any assistance would be greatly appreciated, thank you!!

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