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Kola_boof
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Posted on Sunday, March 05, 2006 - 01:34 pm:   Delete Post View Post/Check IP Print Post    Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

My friend...the Legendary Chinweizu,
who is VERY reclusive...was
given a huge salute by
the nation of NIGERIA:

http://www.vanguardngr.com/articles/2002/features/arts/at123022006.html

He is truly one of the founding fathers of Nigerian literature.


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THIS OTHER newspaper article attests to how difficult it is to actually speak with Chinweizu

http://www.sunnewsonline.com/webpages/features/literari/2006/feb/19/literari-2-19-2006-001.htm





AND YES--for those who read my autobiography--I still may marry Chinweizu. :-)

Of course, it wouldn't be a "love thing" like me and Thomas.





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Kola
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Posted on Sunday, March 05, 2006 - 01:57 pm:   Delete Post View Post/Check IP Print Post    Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

BTW---I'm publishing Chinweizu's complete lecture in Lagos....as an EXCLUSIVE in "PROOF MAGAZINE", when it launches tomorrow.

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Renata
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Posted on Sunday, March 05, 2006 - 03:56 pm:   Delete Post View Post/Check IP Print Post    Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

For an older guy, he's not bad looking.
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Posted on Sunday, March 05, 2006 - 04:01 pm:   Delete Post View Post/Check IP Print Post    Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Chinweizu is SOOOOOOOOO fine.

And though he had a stroke several years ago and became a recluse (mad at the world, and especially mad at Africans)----he is in very good health and still movie star handsome.

We chat on the phone about 4 times a week.

Notice in the 2nd article how the interviewer was astonished at how GOOD Chinweizu looks.

Though he's a SEXIST PIG---I love Chinweizu. He really takes up for me in the publishing world, and his word carries a lot of weight.






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Zuriburi
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Posted on Sunday, March 05, 2006 - 04:31 pm:   Delete Post View Post/Check IP Print Post    Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

How can someone that brilliant be sexist. Do you mean as a matter of personal ideology or as an
unconcious extension of his culture.
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Posted on Sunday, March 05, 2006 - 04:33 pm:   Delete Post View Post/Check IP Print Post    Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

And in this picture he is handsome. He looks younger here.
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Kola_boof
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Posted on Sunday, March 05, 2006 - 04:43 pm:   Delete Post View Post/Check IP Print Post    Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Zuri,

You want to know how I became friends with Chinweizu?

He sent me a letter questioning my "womanism" and my dislike for his good friend Ishmael Reed--and I sent him one back saying: "Fuck Black Men! You motherfuckers can rot!" SIGNED KOLA BOOF.

Chinweizu asked me to marry him!!!!!!

And he was DEAD SERIOUS.


We've been good friends every since.

But he says he's a confirmed POLYGAMIST.

He believes that women belong barefoot, topless and cooking in the kitchen---he will tell you this with no hesitation.

He believes that he should have all the pussy he wants while I chop up onion and raise goats on the back porch.

He believes that women are born....to serve men and service men and to BE QUIET.

He told me so.

BUT....

....he loves my books and my politics and he's been a great champion of my career, writing letters to Toni Morrison and Chinua Achebe and his Professor friends at Oxford University....and getting them to read my books.

He has used his clout to silence several of my detractors.

He is a devoted Kola Boof fan, and in Nigeria, I am called "the daughter of Chinweizu". While in London, I am called "the wife of Chinweizu".

He's very, very CHARMING.

You have no idea how fun it is to fight with him. And by now---you all know how I adore dominant, sexist pig black men. For some reason, I attract them and, amazingly---we get along.

I don't know what it is.





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Renata
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Posted on Sunday, March 05, 2006 - 04:48 pm:   Delete Post View Post/Check IP Print Post    Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Everyone attracts a "type" of man for some STRAAAANGE reason.

I had a friend who ONLY attracted JEALOUS EGYPTIANS. Not any other type of Egyptian. Not any other race of jealous men. If they weren't jealous AND Egyptian, they weren't interested in her....that was odd to me.
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Kola_boof
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Posted on Sunday, March 05, 2006 - 04:52 pm:   Delete Post View Post/Check IP Print Post    Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

JEALOUS EGYPTIANS


:-) :-)

Falling on the floor laughing my fucking ass off!!!!

I know it's true!

Egyptian men will take off their shoe and beat that ass.

IN PUBLIC.

When I lived in Cairo, I was spanked on the street TWICE by "Todi" (you remember him from my autobiography)---and those flip flops hurt!






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Posted on Sunday, March 05, 2006 - 04:58 pm:   Delete Post View Post/Check IP Print Post    Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

So puzzling. I guess he can't be so bad if , with his low opinion of us, he is an analyzer, d supporter and defender of your work.

I guess this proves that great intellect doesn't always equal a more ethical human being. Lord knows history has us shown this.

Answered my own question. Ha!



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Posted on Sunday, March 05, 2006 - 05:00 pm:   Delete Post View Post/Check IP Print Post    Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

LOL!!! Renata. I guess a Jealous Egyptian is the only type there is.

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Posted on Sunday, March 05, 2006 - 05:04 pm:   Delete Post View Post/Check IP Print Post    Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Why am I strangely turned on by your description of him Kola. I guess if I HAD to endure a sexist pig it might as well be a sexy brilliant one like him.
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Posted on Sunday, March 05, 2006 - 05:08 pm:   Delete Post View Post/Check IP Print Post    Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Her first husband was a PSYCHOPATH.

She divorced him, remarried (another Egyptian), moved to Britain, had a baby, moved back to the US....and her first husband was STILL LOOKING FOR HER.

I hate to generalize (which is why I mention it when I'm about to generalize), but everyone I've PERSONALLY met who was married to an Egyptian (about 7 people), had problems with him. Even the Egyptian girls.
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Posted on Sunday, March 05, 2006 - 05:09 pm:   Delete Post View Post/Check IP Print Post    Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

How old is Chinweizu?
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Posted on Sunday, March 05, 2006 - 05:20 pm:   Delete Post View Post/Check IP Print Post    Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

I looked him up online. He's 63. He looks like he is in his 50's to me. Very handsome.
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Kola_boof
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Posted on Sunday, March 05, 2006 - 05:20 pm:   Delete Post View Post/Check IP Print Post    Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

I don't have permission to reveal Chinweizu's age.

But he LOOKS about 42---just as the interviewer in the second article said. He still looks like a movie star.




ZURI---

Chinweizu was educated in the U.S. and London. He says White women used to throw themselves at him---offer to pay his car note or apartment rent.

But he would never sleep with one.

He would not even let one suck his dick.

He wrote in two of his books that he'd rather shoot himself in the dick than sleep with ANY WOMAN...who isn't black.

For that attitude, his books stopped being published in America. I believe he was on HARVARD UNIVERSITY PRESS.

But he went out of print in the U.S.---even with Toni Morrison editing.

He's HUGE in Europe, however.

He's never been married or had children.

I initially wondered if he might be "gay"---but he's also THE MOST homophobic person I've ever met.

He's had a long string of famous Nigerian girlfriends, mostly actresses that he calls "ouinni" (newborn mice that lions eat).









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Posted on Sunday, March 05, 2006 - 05:25 pm:   Delete Post View Post/Check IP Print Post    Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

OK, I admit it!!!

The fact that he won't be touched unless it's by a BLACK WOMAN...is the reason I weakened in his clutches.

And it wasn't even him who told me. It was other black women who sent me his interviews and books.

He's 6'4 and a half
(this is from 1983)







IN PERSON...he looks about 42

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Posted on Sunday, March 05, 2006 - 05:33 pm:   Delete Post View Post/Check IP Print Post    Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

He wrote in two of his books that he'd rather shoot himself in the dick than sleep with ANY WOMAN...who isn't black.

Thank god for that. His one redeeming quality. LOL!






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Kola_boof
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Posted on Sunday, March 05, 2006 - 05:58 pm:   Delete Post View Post/Check IP Print Post    Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

I found this web site where you can read many Chinweizu's most famous essays ....right online!

http://www.africawithin.com/chinweizu/chinweizu.htm

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Posted on Monday, March 06, 2006 - 03:22 pm:   Delete Post View Post/Check IP Print Post    Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Thanks for the link Kola.

I had never heard of Chinweizu. I am so impressed with his essay "On Negrophobia". Identifying (the causes and results of)
White supremist ideology as a mental disorder that afflicts all who are exposed to it is transforming to the Black psyche.
It deligitimizes it. Francis Welsing does the same in The Isis Papers but I think this essay
sucessfully takes this abstract idea (White Supremacy) and brings to the level of our everyday experience.




This essay should be hanging on the fridge of ever household in the diaspora.
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Kola
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Posted on Monday, March 06, 2006 - 03:25 pm:   Delete Post View Post/Check IP Print Post    Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Now you see why Chinweizu and I are in cahoots. :-)

And girl, don't miss my article about "Authentic Blackness" in the debut of my new magazine "PROOF"

http://proofmagazine.i8.com

And spread the link.


LOVE U

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Kola
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Posted on Monday, March 06, 2006 - 03:26 pm:   Delete Post View Post/Check IP Print Post    Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Also,

I re-printed parts of "Negrophobia" by CHinweizu in my autobiography.

It's in my letter to my sons--"The Authentic Black Man".

Did your copy ever arrive? The book is back in stock!


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Posted on Monday, March 06, 2006 - 03:32 pm:   Delete Post View Post/Check IP Print Post    Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

No Kola, I'm expecting it anyday now though.

And I'll be sure to check out the new magazine.

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Posted on Thursday, March 09, 2006 - 04:37 pm:   Delete Post View Post/Check IP Print Post    Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Kola, I got Diary two days ago and as ususal

with your books I can't put it down.

It's like you've lived ten lifetimes. And you're

still here and still shouting.

BRAVO!!!

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