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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

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

Celebrating 57 years of independence with Somalia.

To a country that sits at the Horn of Africa, we say Happy 57th Independence Day to the Republic of Somalia. The independence from Colonial rule is yet to be fully experienced by Africas Eastern most nation as it sits

Posted in community, empowerment, Family, Freedom, independence day, Politics, Uncategorized

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

Celebrating 41 years of independence with Seychelles.

To one of Africa’s bustling Islands, boasting of a population of less than 100 000, we say Happy 41st Independence day to Seychelles. Africa’s Unity is much critical to nations such as the Seychelles who’s geographic location can be a

Posted in BlackEducation, empowerment, Politics

Djibouti, Celebrates 40 years of Independence.

To one of the countries situated at the Horn of Africa, We say Happy 40th Independence day to Djibouti. As a growing nation of less than a million citizens, a lot still needs to be done to bring the development

Posted in empowerment, Politics, Unity

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