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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

Cape Verde also celebrates its Independence Day today!

To a country with a great story to tell in terms of stable democracy, good governance, political stability and civil liberties, we say Happy Independence Day to Cape Verde. May the progress made in terms of standards of living and

Posted in empowerment, independence day, Unity

Happy Independence Day Algeria

To the Nation of Algeria, we say Happy Independence Day. With 2017 being the 57th year of Independence that Algeria celebrates, we make a plea that through a combined effort, may you push to diversify your economy so the threats

Posted in empowerment, 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

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