Turning Cold

south african//veg*n//philosophy grad student//citizen

iluvsouthernafrica:

Zambia:

Images of Dr. Kenneth Kaunda’s visit to the US in 1960.

Dr. Kenneth Kaunda visited places such as Washington, DC and Atlanta with Dr. Martin Luther King.  Together they made a joint statement against US investment in apartheid South Africa. Kaunda was then the former leader of the United National Independence Party which later led Zambia to independence.

Photos by Alfred Eisenstaedt

Very interesting excerpt on Kaunda’s early 1960s visits to the US and Britain here.

British South Africa

colonial-africa:

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As the 18th century drew to a close, Dutch mercantile power began to fade and the British moved in to fill the vacuum. They seized the Cape in 1795 to prevent it from falling into French hands, then briefly relinquished it back to the Dutch (1803), before definitively conquering it in 1806….

(Source: Wikipedia)

fuckyeahmarxismleninism:

January 17, 1961: Congo independence leader Patrice Lumumba executed following a military coup supported by U.S. and Belgian imperialism.
"As we commemorate the life of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., take a moment to remember another freedom fighter who perished in the struggle for liberation. Patrice Lumumba, the first legally elected prime minister of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), was assassinated 52 years ago today, on 17 January, 1961.” 
Via Richard Reilly

fuckyeahmarxismleninism:

January 17, 1961: Congo independence leader Patrice Lumumba executed following a military coup supported by U.S. and Belgian imperialism.

"As we commemorate the life of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., take a moment to remember another freedom fighter who perished in the struggle for liberation. Patrice Lumumba, the first legally elected prime minister of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), was assassinated 52 years ago today, on 17 January, 1961.” 

Via Richard Reilly

fuckyeahmarxismleninism:

January 17, 1961: Congo independence leader Patrice Lumumba executed following a military coup supported by U.S. and Belgian imperialism.
"As we commemorate the life of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., take a moment to remember another freedom fighter who perished in the struggle for liberation. Patrice Lumumba, the first legally elected prime minister of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), was assassinated 52 years ago today, on 17 January, 1961.” 
Via Richard Reilly

fuckyeahmarxismleninism:

January 17, 1961: Congo independence leader Patrice Lumumba executed following a military coup supported by U.S. and Belgian imperialism.

"As we commemorate the life of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., take a moment to remember another freedom fighter who perished in the struggle for liberation. Patrice Lumumba, the first legally elected prime minister of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), was assassinated 52 years ago today, on 17 January, 1961.” 

Via Richard Reilly

Individuals do not create rebellions; conditions do.

—Imam Jamil Abdullah Al-Amin (H. Rap Brown)

(Source: youtube.com, via disciplesofmalcolm)

mansplainedmarxist:

When a speaker flat out refuses to call on any of the women raising their hands to speak in the Q&A/discussion

mansplainedmarxist:

When a speaker flat out refuses to call on any of the women raising their hands to speak in the Q&A/discussion

(via catbloc4lyfe)