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PATRICE LUMUMBA: POLITICAL REVOLUTIONARY, LED CONGO TO INDEPENDENCE

Patrice Lumumba was the first democratically-elected leader of the Congo post-independence from Belgium. Born on July 2, 1925, into a peasant family of the Tetela ethnic group, Lumumba began working in Leopoldville (now Kinshasa) as beer salesman and postal clerk. 358 more words

Racialism

Don't Trust The Lies Of The Elite

Over the past few weeks I’ve been learning about African civilisations which at the start of the year I had no idea about. Up until recently I was under the false impression that Africa had consisted entirely of small tribal groups and the Egyptian Empire who were not black.

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Poems

February 11, 1990:

Having spent 27 years in prison, on this day in 1990, Nelson Mandela is released. Leader of the movement to end the South African apartheid, Mandela first became active in 1944 when, then a lawyer, he joined the African National Congress (ANC) and was the leader of the Johannesburg youth wing. 149 more words

Government

The Queen That Never Surrendered: Queen Nzinga

Edited by Tae Queen

Queen Nzinga Mbande was the monarch of the Mbundu people. Most famous for her resistance of Portuguese colonization and slave trade, she was known as a powerful military strategist who kept her people safe until her dying day. 254 more words

Black History

RAPING OF AFRICA

It is estimated that round 100 million innocent souls were murdered starting the year 1441.The “dark” continent was famously knows for having all sorts of precious stones; gold, silver, diamonds, platinum, also huge tracks of fertile land also “black gold” oil. 764 more words

Africa

Black Mystery Month

by Marina Orwell

Ever since a couple of y’all have informed me of the comedy network that is run by an elderly man who wears a wild animal on his head… 550 more words

Orwell’s Daughter