|Posted by Reunionblackfamily. on July 4, 2014 at 7:00 AM||comments (0)|
Dialogue or Civil War
With; US-support, a selfish leader sacrifices the whole country for his fame
By Wangüi Munyi - Vanselow
For more than a decade, one man has taken hostage a whole country. Sometimes he strangles it more sometimes less. Now the time has come again and the whole country stares at Raila Odinga like the rabbit at the snake. Meanwhile the Kenyan people begin to understand who supports him in the background.
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|Posted by Reunionblackfamily. on July 4, 2014 at 4:00 AM||comments (3)|
Frederick Douglass' 4th of July Speech:
“What to the Slave is the Fourth of July?”
July 5, 1852 Rochester, New York *[See full text] ....Fellow Citizens: Pardon me, and allow me to ask, why am I called to speak here today? What have I or those I represent to do with your national independence? Are the great principles of political freedom and natural justice, embodied in that Declaration o...Read Full Post »
|Posted by Reunionblackfamily. on July 3, 2014 at 2:30 PM||comments (0)|
MUGABE ORDERS WHITE FARMERS OFF OF LAND
Yesterday, Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe told the remaining White landowners in his country to get out:
Speaking to farmers in Mhangura, a small mining town about 120 miles north of the capital Harare, Mr. Mugabe, said all remaining white farmers should leave .
“I have been given a list of 35 White farmers in Mashonaland West alone and in just a few district...Read Full Post »
|Posted by Reunionblackfamily. on July 2, 2014 at 2:35 PM||comments (0)|
Thomas Fuller, African "slave" and mathematician.
Thomas Fuller was an African, shipped to America as a slave in 1724. He had remarkable powers of calculation, and late in his life was discovered by antislavery campaigners who used him as a demonstration that blacks are not mentally inferior to whites.
The place of his birth appears to have been between present day Liberia and Be...Read Full Post »
|Posted by Reunionblackfamily. on June 28, 2014 at 1:30 PM||comments (0)|
I Speak of Freedom 1961
For centuries, Europeans dominated the African continent. The white man arrogated to himself the right to rule and to be obeyed by the non-white; his mission, he claimed, was to "civilise"Africa. Under this cloak, the Europeans robbed the continent of vast riches and inflicted unimaginable suffering on the African people.
All this makes a sad s...Read Full Post »
|Posted by Reunionblackfamily. on June 28, 2014 at 1:15 PM||comments (0)|
Almost every single leader who has stood up for Africa's right to economic self-determination has been eliminated -- either physically or politically!!!!!!!
The question still being asked by Africans, decades after they gained a nominal political independence, is: 'How long shall they kill our prophets while we stand aside and look?'
This question was memorably put forward b...Read Full Post »
|Posted by Reunionblackfamily. on June 28, 2014 at 11:05 AM||comments (0)|
Our Afrikan Ancestors are very deep. We are the ancestors sleeping... There are levels of thought that we are reaching that some try to replace with wicked spell magic/ fantasy and lies.
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|Posted by Reunionblackfamily. on June 19, 2014 at 3:00 AM||comments (0)|
Blackout: How Argentina ‘Eliminated’ Africans From Its History And Conscience.
Tens of millions of black Africans were forcibly removed from their homelands from the 16th century to the 19th century to toil on the plantations and farms of the New World. This so-called “Middle Passage” accounted for one of the greatest forced migrations of people in human history, as well as one of the gr...Read Full Post »
|Posted by Reunionblackfamily. on June 8, 2014 at 2:45 PM||comments (0)|
Africa and Europe: Before The Next Holocaust (Part 1)
One hopes that Europe and in fact the entire world is reflecting upon the rise of the far right political parties in recent European and country (national) elections. The trend is growing and the discussions about it are not getting the full attention.
Europe today moves precariously near those points and factors that led to the Second Wor...Read Full Post »
|Posted by Reunionblackfamily. on June 7, 2014 at 12:50 PM||comments (0)|
MY DREAM PILGRIMAGE
If the Federal government wants to sponsor me for Tourism (pilgrimage) in Israel or Saudi Arabia, I will turn it down because I will be using my government/tax payer’s money to better the life of Saudi and Israeli citizens and to boost their tourism ministry. I will rather opt to visit the Pyramids in Egypt to see our ancient and noble civilization yet to be rivaled anywhere in the world; A mystery created in Africa by Africans which the perplexed Europeans cal...Read Full Post »
|Posted by Reunionblackfamily. on May 24, 2014 at 3:45 AM||comments (1)|
SCHOOLGIRLS ABDUCTION: What Governor Shettima Told Presidential Fact Finding Committee
“In the last three years, we have witnessed the most turbulent of times as a people. I have seen very terrible incidents as a Governor. I have come across innocent citizens of Borno killed in thousands, some slaughtered by fellow human beings who think they earn rewards from God by their brutality. I have witnessed high sc...Read Full Post »
|Posted by Reunionblackfamily. on May 23, 2014 at 12:05 PM||comments (2)|
Chibok Girls: Ugandan President Mocks Nigeria
“I have never called the United Nations to guard our security. Me, Yoweri Museveni to say that I have failed to protect my people and I call on the UN: I would rather hang myself. We prioritized national security by developing a strong Army, otherwise our Uganda would be like DRC, South Sudan, Somalia or Nigeria where militias have disappeared with school child...Read Full Post »
|Posted by Reunionblackfamily. on May 23, 2014 at 7:00 AM||comments (1)|
Nigerian Kidnapped Schoolgirl Caught Texting on Cell Phone.
The security at the Boko Haram compound, if there even is such a compound, is apparently exceedingly poor. During the phony prayer session the untenable is seen. A ‘kidnapping victim’ can be seen sending a text:
What is she doing in such a high security compound, so high in security and so well hidden that even the Israeli sp...Read Full Post »
|Posted by Reunionblackfamily. on May 22, 2014 at 8:30 AM||comments (1)|
Jonathan Government’s Stunning Callousness
The kidnapping of hundreds of schoolgirls in Chibok town some three weeks ago has drawn widespread global opprobrium. Instinctively, Nigerians and people globally, pricked by human feeling, have seen the latest barbaric onslaught on poor Nigerians by the murderous Boko Haram terrorists, as an assault on human dignity and safety. To most people, this terror sect has...Read Full Post »
|Posted by Reunionblackfamily. on May 17, 2014 at 4:40 PM||comments (0)|
Mko Abiola’s forgotten reparations crusade
Towards the end of 2012, an explosive new book by Africa’s first literature Nobel laureate, Professor Wole Soyinka, titled: ‘Harmattan Haze on an African Spring’ was quietly released to the reading public. I guess this must have been about the same time that Professor Chinua Achebe’s highly controversial and contentious book, ‘There wa...Read Full Post »
|Posted by Reunionblackfamily. on May 8, 2014 at 3:25 AM||comments (0)|
Goodluck Jonathan: A powerless president
A wave of violence is spreading over Nigeria. Almost daily, the terrorist group Boko Haram is involved in massacres, kidnappings and bombings. Does President Goodluck Jonathan have control of the country?
Never before has the division within Nigeria been as obvious as it is now. The prosperous south which helped make the country the leadi...Read Full Post »
|Posted by Reunionblackfamily. on May 4, 2014 at 8:00 AM||comments (2)|
How Bill Gates is Sponsoring Boko Haram Insurgency In Nigeria
The Global Prolife Alliance (GPA) Council has identified American billionaire, Bill Gates as a major foreign sponsor of the Boko Haram insurgency in Nigeria’s North East region.
Speaking with journalists in Owerri, the chairman of the GPA, Dr. Philip Njemanze disclosed that Gates and Monsanto were sponsoring the insurgency in the region ...Read Full Post »
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Amongst the African people, oath...Read Full Post »
|Posted by FASIMBAS on April 27, 2014 at 8:20 AM||comments (0)|
No, freedom is not an aping of how things were done in the olden days; it is not wearing tsheha and dressing up like a Himba man or woman. Rather it is being informed by the spirit of that era in approach to the contemporary, carrying an attitude informed by past glories; it is earnestly being prepared to learn from the wisdom of those who came before, factoring in their counsel in everyday considerations.
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