Ọbádélé Bakari Kambon, Lwanga Songsore, Yaw Mankatah Asare
Legon Journal of the Humanities, Volume 30, Issue 2, Pages 33-65
Publication year: 2020

In this paper, we endeavor to restore Mꜣꜥt ‘Maat’ as truth to her rightful place by challenging erroneous and demonstrably incorrect notions as they appear in Ataa Ayi Kwei Armah’s Wat Nt Shemsw: The Way of Companions. By cross-referencing Ataa Armah’s vague allusions to “ancient Egyptian” mythology with actual textual documentation from Kmt ‘Black Nation/Land of Blacks’ (so-called “ancient Egypt”), we will interrogate the assertions made about the myths of the kmt(yw) ‘Black people’. We fi nd that where Ataa Armah’s statements are at odds with the texts of Kmt ‘Black Nation/Land of Blacks,’ it is necessary to bring this information to light so that the reader can learn the actual content of these myths for themselves. In conclusion, we find that to truly understand Kmt ‘Black Nation/Land of Blacks,’ Afrikan champions interested in restoring the truth of Mꜣꜥt ‘Maat’ must let the Ancestors speak without Eurasian interpreters or interpretations.

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Congratulations to Ɔbenfo Ọbádélé Kambon, Associate Professor at the University of Ghana

As Abibitumi (Black Power in Asante Twi) celebrates its 16th year of existence, we would like to take this time to acknowledge and celebrate the hard work of our founder, Ɔbenfo Ọbádélé Bakari Kambon for his recent promotion to the rank of Associate Professor at the University of Ghana, Institute of African Studies! Click the orange button below to send him a quick message of congratulations on Abibitumi.com or go to his publications page to check out his 35 publications! Ayekoo! Ẹ kú iṣẹ́! Pongezi! Ndokkle! Nkote ko zô!

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