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Consciousness of being: Re-imagining Biko 40 years on

A lecture delivered at the University of California Los Angeles and Freedom Park, 7 July 2017. By Veli Mbele Forty years after Steve Biko’s murder in detention, the world we live in has not changed fundamentally for Black people. Regardless

Posted in #PanAfricanHeroes, Apartheid, Black Power, BlackEducation, Freedom, human rights, Land, Patrice Lumumba, Politics, Racism, Steve Biko, Unity, WhiteSupremacy

Why Do We Want The Land Back?

By The Good Elephant Image source: http://www.saha.org.za/nonracialism/dynamic_irresistible_force.htm “We take our stand on the principle that Afrika is one and desires to be one and nobody, I repeat, nobody has the right to balkanize our land” – Robert Sobukwe (1959) Post-apartheid South

Posted in BlackEducation, community, empowerment, Freedom, human rights, Land, Politics, Uncategorized, Unity, WhiteSupremacy

The Pan African thought leader series

“To control a people you must first control what they think about themselves and how they regard their history and culture. And when your conqueror makes you ashamed of your culture and your history, he needs no prison walls and

Posted in #PanAfricanHeroes, BlackEducation, community, empowerment

Sao Tome & Principe celebrates its 42nd Independence day.

Today we celebrate Sao Tome & Principe’s 42nd Independence day. With a population of just below 200000 citizens, the country faces challenges in terms of lack of human capital, over-diversification of the economy and poverty. Much of the country’s income

Posted in BlackEducation, community, independence day, Politics, Self Determination, Unity

Rwanda Celebrates 55 years of Independence.

Today we also celebrate the 55th Independence Day of Rwanda. A nation that has a great story to tell when it comes to championing womens rights and equality of opportunities as seen by having the largest female parliarmentary representation in

Posted in BlackEducation, community, Family, Freedom, independence day, Unity

Happy Independence Day Burundi

Today we also celebrate Burundis 55th Independence day. Due to the many conflicts the country has faced, pressing issues such as the country’s development, education, deforestation, have largely been neglected. May this day serve as a reminder to all burundians

Posted in BlackEducation, community, Family, Freedom, independence day, Unity

Happy Independence Day DRC!

To a nation who’s resources empowers mankind’s technological advancements, a nation that has suffered many wars and conflicts, both internally, from its neighbours and the international community, due to its vast resource depths, we say Happy 57th Independence day to

Posted in BlackEducation, human rights, Politics

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