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Decolonisation

Recently I’ve been seeing a lot of posts from angry “land thieves” regarding decolonisation and land reform. They seem to believe that, because the Nguni tribes that now make up the majority of Azania’s population “migrated” from Central Africa into the southern parts of the continent thus nearly eradicating the tribes that had settled on this diverse 1.2 million km² piece of beautiful land, decolonisation is a hypocritical concept coming from the mouths of Nguni people angered by the aftermath of colonialism and, effectively, Apartheid. 582 more words

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Black Girl Magic

Black girl magic. Black lives matter. Black female tennis player. These are a few words to best describe this woman. Serena William, aged 34 is one of the most successful female tennis players in a sport that was not necessarily meant for black people. 545 more words

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Visions of the Promised Land

St Vincent, West Indies, 1962

Maudie Lewis had never taken her partner’s name. She once went to church with him, no longer, but read her bible and prayed thrice daily with her mother’s beads. 450 more words

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The Duplicity of Winter.

The Duplicity of Winter

On this the eve of the early days of August the coastal city of Cape Town I found myself bathed in the deceptive glow of Winter sun. 775 more words

Africa

The Black Panthers Movement

Oakland, California-October 1966 saw the uprising of the Black Panthers movement. Huey Newton and Bobby Seale founded the Black Panthers Party. The Panthers were there to try fix the injustices that were formed against African-Americans. 329 more words

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From Liberty to Tyranny, to who knows where

‘Dictatorship naturally arises out of democracy, and the most aggravated form of tyranny and slavery out of the most extreme liberty.’ Plato
Will Williams posted the last of his advertisements on the whitewashed noticeboard in front of the central church in Kings Town. 646 more words

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Following on...

…from yesterday’s picture post

“Slaves are to be submissive to their own masters in everything; they are to be well-pleasing, not argumentative, not pilfering, but showing all good faith, so that in everything they may adorn the doctrine of God our Saviour.” – Titus 2: 9-10… 680 more words

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