Amusement of Monday, 21 December 2020
Source: My News GH
Celebrated Broadcaster Kwasi Kyei Darwkah commonly known as KKD claims it is time for the individuals of Ghana bearing English names emancipated on their own from psychological slavery.
To him, bearing an English title as an African is an sign that no matter of the fact that slavery finished so a lot of a long time back, the whites nonetheless have an influence in the life of Africans.
KKD believes that the Europeans who ended up colonial masters forced English names on the people today of Africa in an try to wipe the African lifestyle out and consequently bearing an English name is an sign of the reality that the Europeans are still in command.
“Are our names so evil? Are they so poor that because you want to go to church, any person has to adjust your title? I really do not recognize it. So I insisted on using Kwasi Kyei Darwkah to make a assertion that the very first identify is not English, the center title is not English and the past names definitely not English,” he stated.
“Emancipate by yourself from psychological slavery. None but ourselves can totally free our minds.
Consider of your ancestors who have been whipped on the again and forced to acknowledge a different man’s names. Why then in independence do I continue to want to fall into that lure and contact myself by an additional man’s identify. No matter what they do somewhere else, we can do exact here but we do not have to be like them for the reason that we are we and they are they,” he said although singing Bob Marley’s track, ‘Redemption Song’.
KKD who spoke on Zylofon FM requested Africans to keep their tradition in superior esteem.
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