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Episode 34: African Proverbs with the Salaam Brothers of Words of Yesterday

nostaljiq | September 16, 2020
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    Episode 34: African Proverbs with the Salaam Brothers of Words of Yesterday
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I had a great conversation with brothers Saboor and Cesa Salaam about their online platform Words From Yesterday. On this platform they share wisdom they’ve learned studying various African and diasporic languages, spiritual systems, cultures and philosophies.

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The Salaam brothers and members of TiTi Talks FB Group have assisted in compiling a list of references for folks wanting to learn more proverbs:

Bu Me Be: Proverbs of the Akans
by Peggy Appiah, Kwame Anthony Appiah, Ivor Agyeman-Duah
Can be purchased here: https://www.afrikandjeli.com/products/bo-me-bu-proverb-book?_pos=1&_sid=07750866c&_ss=r

African-American Proverbs In Context
by Sw. Anand Prahlad

Reggae Wisdom: Proverbs in Jamaican Music
by Sw. Anand Prahlad

The Proverb in the Context of Akan Rhetoric
by Kwesi Yankah

Yoruba Proverbs
by Oyekan Owomoyela

Philosophy of Proverbs in Igbo Culture: The Chicken Metaphor
by Francis Nwonwu

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