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Ban Firearms in South Africa  By Mpumelelo Toyise Too many images broadcast to the world about our country are of horrific incidents of violent crime. Contrary to widely propagated beliefs it is the majority, poor and black people, who mainly fall prey to this sickening level of terror. It is mainly women…

Homage to My People
 These poems, essays and stories thus represent my effort to think more clearly, to work out problems; they constitute “my momentary stay against confusion,” my effort  to  attend to the interior life Read more
A History of Africana Women
    ChickenBones: A Journal for Literary & Artistic African-American Themes     Home       www.nathanielturner.com  women’s roles in nation-building have largely remained blank pages of  history; hence, this essay  fills in the blank pages with a reconstructed account of  women’s contributions by recourse to oral traditions, personal... Read more
History to Destiny Through Afrocentric Poetry
    ChickenBones: A Journal for Literary & Artistic African-American Themes     Home      www.nathanielturner.com  Over the years I have known Ukali, he has been a consistent advocate for justice and equality for African people everywhere. In this book, History to Destiny Through Afrocentric Poetry, Ukali chronicles... Read more
Hijacked in Abuja
    ChickenBones: A Journal for Literary & Artistic African-American Themes     Home       www.nathanielturner.com As the gunmen sped through the streets of Abuja, Mike tried to engage them in a discussion; he had noticed that three of the robbers were of the Igbo tribe as they... Read more
The Heart Of Africa
    ChickenBones: A Journal for Literary & Artistic African-American Themes     Home      www.nathanielturner.com Nnamdi Azikiwe is also amongst the greats, and so is Ahmadu Bello and Tafawa Balewa, the triumvirate’s exploits contributed to the independence we enjoy today.     ]]> The Heart Of Africa... Read more
Gods Visit to Nigeria
    ChickenBones: A Journal for Literary & Artistic African-American Themes     Home        www.nathanielturner.com Because of the way things are in the politics of Nigeria and the economy, many predicted that the future will be even harder for the coming generation. But the Almighty said it... Read more
Chocolat African Film
    ChickenBones: A Journal for Literary & Artistic African-American Themes     Home    www.nathanielturner.com Chocolat is about how racism can prevent two people from looking each other straight in the eyes, and how they punish each other for the pain that causes them. This is one of... Read more
Books on African Film
    ChickenBones: A Journal for Literary & Artistic African-American Themes     Home      www.nathanielturner.com Books on African Film    ]]> Books on African Film African Film: Re-Imagining a Continent / Symbolic Narratives: African Cinema  African Cinema: Politics and Culture  Africa Shoots Back: Alternative Perspectives In Sub-Saharan Francophone... Read more
Africa My Motherland Not
    ChickenBones: A Journal for Literary & Artistic African-American Themes     Home        www.nathanielturner.com I realized last night, arguing with my friend, that it’s hard for me to explain that my entire life’s work so far—my life-long artistic project—is to record the folkways, mores, speech, and... Read more
Igbo nation: history, challenges of rebirth and development: Volume Two
Igbo Nation: History, Challenges of Rebirth and Development is a chronicle of the Igbo past, the challenges Ndi Igbo have faced across the centuries, how Igbos have survived discrimination, pogrom, genocide and how now they stand on the threshold of a new renaissance that will make their numbers and... Read more