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Nyewusi Askari (Brotha Askari)

Traditional African American Storytella, hand drummer, harmonica player, Father, Grandfather, husband, poet, and writer, from New Awlins.
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Nyewusi Askari 13 JUL AT 15:35

A Louisiana Blues Song

Lawd. Send me a man, as fast as you can, driving a 1964 Chevy Impala. Amen.

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Nyewusi Askari 13 JUL AT 15:19

Don't bring Yesterday into Today, for Yesterday is no more, regardless of the residue, situations, scars, fears, and, feelings it left in your life. And do remember, Yesterday will never come again, except, in your Memory, and, in your Fears.

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Nyewusi Askari 12 JUL AT 7:04

When the TRUTH speaks, LISTEN.

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Nyewusi Askari 12 JUL AT 7:01

To argue with TRUTH is a fruitless endeavor.

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Nyewusi Askari 12 JUL AT 6:53

One thing we parents must guard against - teaching our children to become liars.

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Nyewusi Askari 28 JUN AT 0:48

People who build fences around their lives think they are safe until death comes knocking on their door.

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Nyewusi Askari 25 JUN AT 23:15

I tole ya I don't love ya no more,
So stop hangin round my back door.
(Mississippi Blues)
Greenwood, Mississippi

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Nyewusi Askari 25 JUN AT 23:09

Said da Black farmer to da Potato,
"I'll plant you now,
and dig you later. "
( From African American Folklore - Kentwood, La)

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Nyewusi Askari 25 JUN AT 23:02

You might be fine as Wine, but someday, you'll jus be a memory in Time.
(New Awlins Proverb)
From Gert Town

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Nyewusi Askari 25 JUN AT 22:57

Mary Mack, got off track, and ended up dead, in a grass sack.
(A cautionary Tale)
From New Awlins Folklore

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