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Black Salutations

REVIEW: Vuka Machel – A Blacks Only Conversation

It is for this and other reasons that, I regard Vuka Machel as a rare and beautiful moment of Black resistance. A moment of resistance at a time when many of us Black people have chosen the posture of collaboration - as opposed to resistance against the multifaceted system of white supremacy/capitalism/neoliberalism/violence against Black women/ and anti-blackness in general.

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Thomas Sankara

Sankara transformed the nation from being impoverished to self-reliant, economically independent and socially progressive. He denounced the World Bank and International Monetary Fund (IMF) as instruments of imperialism from which he rejected loans.

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Mugabe Belongs To Us

uBab'Mugabe didn't just fight British settler-colonialism in Zimbabwe and white racism, but he also supported (not just theoretically), the Liberation Movement (which the DA was not part of) in Southern Afrika, by among others, providing protection, accommodation, training and passage to the leaders of the BCM, PAC and ANC and their armed wings (Azanla, Apla and MK).

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Maki Skhosana: The Story of Our Pain and Suffering

They had apparently infiltrated COSAS and enticed some of its members with the opportunity of military training. As part of this ploy, they arranged for the delivery of guns and ammunition to a select number of COSAS members. These guns and ammunition were apparently booby-trapped and when they were delivered to the select COSAS group; they exploded and killed them brutally, as they were inspecting them.

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