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Celebrating Angola's National Heroes Day 2017: 'Western Civilization' by Agostinho Neto

17 September marks National Heroes’ Day in Angola, in memory of its first president Agostinho Neto‘s whose birthday was on that day in Kaxicane. To join in the celebration, I publish here one of his poems, ‘ 174 more words

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Amilcar Cabral and Culture as an Element of Resistance

A people who free themselves from foreign domination will be free culturally only if, without complexes and without underestimating the importance of positive accretions from the oppressor and other cultures, they return to the upward paths of their own culture, which is nourished by the living reality of its environment, and which negates both harmful influences and any kind of subjection to foreign culture… 133 more words

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Amilcar Cabral and Fidel Castro

To celebrate Amilcar Cabral, the Father of Cape-Verdean and Bissau-Guinean independence, birthday (12 September), I decided to share this beautiful video of Amilcar Cabral… 12 more words

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Bayc 2017

September has ushered in rain and BAYCCCCCCCCC (continues bay c scream). Bayc is Bugolobi Annual Youth Conference organized by the Disciples’ Youth Fellowship, the youth arm of Bugolobi Church of the Resurrection, church of Uganda. 185 more words



Remember that part time call center job you had in college because you needed expensive shoes and wine? Yes, that job that you told yourself you’ll quit at the end of each crappy day, and every after each impossible client that you never managed to satisfy. 316 more words


Day Seven, The Post Employment Era.

Unemployed just sounds so negative, which is why I have decided that post-employment better describes my current situation.  In any case, today marks 7 days that I have been job-free. 425 more words