Like many animals, wild ponies can sense a drop in barometric pressure. When a storm threatens, they know to seek shelter in hilly areas and huddle together with their rumps facing the oncoming wind.
When the missionaries came to Africa they had the Bible and we had the land. They said ‘Let us pray.’ We closed our eyes. When we opened them we had the Bible and they had the land.
I am not interested in picking up crumbs of compassion thrown from the table of someone who considers himself my master. I want the full menu of rights.
As a political artist, I think you have to learn how to create art, no matter what your ideology is.
I changed my name when we became aware of the African revolution and the whole question of our African roots.
Universal education is not only a moral imperative but an economic necessity, to pave the way toward making many more nations self-sufficient and self-sustaining.
As a species, we’ve somehow survived large and small ice ages, genetic bottlenecks, plagues, world wars and all manner of natural disasters, but I sometimes wonder if we’ll survive our own ingenuity.
Hurricane season brings a humbling reminder that, despite our technologies, most of nature remains unpredictable.
The universe can take quite a while to deliver.
Habitats keep evolving new pageants of species, and we shouldn’t interfere.