What Is White Supremacy?

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February 10, 2017

White Supremacy is an historically based, institutionally perpetuated system of exploitation and oppression of continents, nations, and peoples of color by white peoples and nations of the European continent, for the purpose of maintaining and defending a system of wealth, power, and privilege.

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Samson On The Wall: I sit in my heaven

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October 16, 2016

Today I am simply going to share with you some of my morning meditations. In my daily search for inspiration to stand firm on my journey to continue in the tradition of great freedom fighters, I often seek strength and guidance in the words and actions of great women and men who stood in defense of all humanity through their individual and collective efforts to liberate all African people and…

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New push for military intervention in Libya

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April 29, 2016

The West is gearing up for another military intervention in Libya after destroying the country in 2011. What is the African Union – and all Africans – doing about this? What is the role of the AU Special Envoy to Libya, former Tanzanian President Jakaya Kikwete? At the minimum, the UN should be told that there should be no Western intervention until there is a full-scale inquiry into the first…

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Tunisia’s Dirty Secret

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April 6, 2016

In January 2011, driven to despair by high unemployment, food inflation, corruption, a lack of political freedom and poor living conditions, Tunisians ousted President Zine El Abidine Ben Ali and introduced democracy to their country. As the celebrations of this remarkable achievement began to quieten down, people got ready to enjoy the benefits of liberty – especially those to do with fairness, human rights and equality.

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THE HEROES AND MARTYRS OF 1816

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April 3, 2016

In this 50th anniversary year of Barbados’ political Independence, it is now a mere 10 days before Thursday the 14th of April 2016– the date on which we Barbadians should be commemorating the 200th anniversary of the glorious “Bussa Rebellion”.

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COUNT DOWN TO THE BI-CENTENARY OF THE BUSSA REBELLION

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April 1, 2016

IT is now thirty-seven days away from the date of the 200th anniversary of the phenomenal “BUSSA  REBELLION” ! The Government of Barbados has gone to great lengths to heighten public awareness of and to count down to the 50th anniversary of Barbados’ attainment of Independence, but they seem to have forgotten that a similar effort needs to be made to highlight the impending 200th anniversary of the “Bussa Slave Rebellion” of…

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DONISHA PRENDERGAST REIMAGINES THE SPIRIT OF PINNACLE, ONE OF JAMAICA’S MOST SYMBOLIC HERITAGE SITES

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March 21, 2016

As a filmmaker, activist, and self-described “rebel soul seeker,” Donisha Prendergast is one of the more multifaceted voices to emerge from Jamaica’s young creative class. She is also Bob Marley’s eldest granddaughter; her parents are Sharon Marley, Bob’s daughter and an original member of the Melody Makers, and Peter Prendergast. Living between Toronto and Kingston, Prendergast’s personal story first came to light in Stuart Samuels’ 2011 documentary, “RasTa: A Soul’s…

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Still Angry, Will Not Forgive …. Apartheid victim speaks.

COFIMVABA, SOUTH AFRICA - APRIL 3: Chris Hani's widow, Limpho Hani at  Sabalele village on April 3, 2013, in Cofimvaba, South Africa. (Photo by Gallo Images / The Times / Lulamile Fenbi)
March 12, 2016

Limpho Hani is still angry about the assassination of her husband, the former anti-apartheid leader Chris Hani. Twenty-three years after he was shot dead in front of their teenage daughter, she refuses to forgive or forget. When Janusz Walus, the man responsible for her husband’s death, was granted parole yesterday Limpho Hani was furious with the judge who overruled an earlier decision not to set him free – and suggested…

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