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Articles written by Veli Mbele

Implications of Defending Afrikan Thieves

“Always bear in mind that the people are not fighting for ideas, for the things in anyone’s head. They are fighting to win material benefits, to live better and in peace, to see their lives go forward, to guarantee the future of their children. We should recognise as a matter of conscience that there have been many faults and errors in our action whether political or military: an important number of things we should have done we have not done at the right times, or not done at all.”- Amilca Cabral

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Black Celebrities Part of the Capitalism & Anti-Blackness Project

Capitalism/anti-black racism use 'Black celebrities' (especially in the entertainment industry), to promote false notions of Black progress, success or excellence, and to ensure Black young people remain politically unconscious, by promoting a life style that is fuelled by the insatiable urge to accumulate as much bling as possible (not accumulate knowledge of self).

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Civil War? — What Civil War?

The Europeans who are 'settled' in South AfriKKKa today are here as a result of a project of unprovoked European aggression against Afrikans. A violent project of conscious and sustained invasion that was characterised by mass murder, mass rape, land robbery and the destruction of cultural institutions carried out against the natives: Afrikans.

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Nibesabani Abelungu?

Unlike many of us Black people, uBab’uHadebe went straight to the heart of the matter, as he sees it. In that very moment, he spoke what was in the hearts of many Black people. He said what many of us Black people feel deep inside, but will not dare say openly.

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Amilcar Lopes Da Costa Cabral

“Africa and the world are yet to recover from Sankara’s assassination. Just as we have yet to recover from the loss of Patrice Lumumba, Kwame Nkrumah, Eduardo Mondlane, Amílcar Cabral, Steve Biko, Samora Machel, and most recently John Garang, to name only a few. While malevolent forces have not used the same methods to eliminate each of these great Pan-Africanists, they have been guided by the same motive: to keep Africa in chains.” — Antonio de Figueiredo, February 2008.

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