The Death Card

Metaphorically speaking, I’ve died a million times. My words will find a limitations today. The way I feel is indescribable but I will do my best. This morning, I couldn’t gather whether or not I’m feeling emotional due to my cycle approaching, my recent spiritual awakening via IIKDS, my age…

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“Quilombo” A Movie Review & Contribution by Chinedu Uzoma Amaefula, Indiana University-Bloomington

Carlos Diegues, dir. Quilombo. 1984. 114 minutes. Portuguese, Yoruba (with English subtitles). Amazon.com. $29.95. Carlos Diegues illustrates strength, primitive-spiritual consciousness, and a modus operandi thirst for physical and mental sovereignty amongst Brazilian maroons. Africans transported from Western Sub-Saharan Africa, the cinematographic drama takes place in 1650 on a sugar mill…

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