5 Cultural Phenomena Created By Black People That Other People Get Credit For

Martial Arts Although the term “martial art” was originally used to describe the combat systems of Europe as early as the 1550s, it became heavily associated with the fighting arts of eastern Asia, and now ultimately encompasses all known codified fighting systems. However, Korean karate master  Masutatsu Oyama wrote about the origins of codified fighting systems  in hisPoursuivre la lecture de « 5 Cultural Phenomena Created By Black People That Other People Get Credit For »

Cameroon’s Anglophone Crisis: How to Get to Talks?

After twenty months of clashes, the government and the separatists are both refusing to give ground. Both sides must explore compromise solutions aimed at a level of regional autonomy somewhere between the secession the separatists yearn for and the fake decentralisation proposed by Yaoundé. What’s new? The conflict in the Anglophone regions of Cameroon is deadlocked.Poursuivre la lecture de « Cameroon’s Anglophone Crisis: How to Get to Talks? »

Erst kaum Ermittlungen – dann Leichenteile von Kenianerin im Wald

Eine Kenianerin verschwindet aus einem Asylheim, ihre Leiche wird erst Monate später im Wald gefunden. Brandenburgs Polizei wirft man Versagen vor.Alexander Fröhlich Das Heim liegt mitten im Wald, an einer Ausfallstraße der Gemeinde Hohenleipisch mit ihren rund 2000 Einwohnern. Auch Rita Ojungé lebte dort mit ihren Kindern, ein zwei- und ein vierjähriger Junge. Sie war ausPoursuivre la lecture de « Erst kaum Ermittlungen – dann Leichenteile von Kenianerin im Wald »

5 horrifying ways enslaved African men were sexually exploited and abused by their white masters

Time and time again, the horrifying experiences of enslaved Africans working on plantations in the Americas and other parts of the world are told over and over. During the slave trade, which lasted for well over 400 years, Africans were captured and chained down, forced onto ships and taken into new lands against their will. ThroughPoursuivre la lecture de « 5 horrifying ways enslaved African men were sexually exploited and abused by their white masters »

Congo’s miners dying in hell tunnels to power your mobile

Solange Kanena sits on her broken orange sofa, heavily pregnant, resting. Looking around her three-room shack, she wonders how she will feed her eight children. Her husband died in a mining accident 10 days ago. She has never held an iPhone and has no idea what an electric car is. But when the deep, muddyPoursuivre la lecture de « Congo’s miners dying in hell tunnels to power your mobile »

Ten Things to Remember: Anti-Racist Strategies for White Student Radicals

After many years as a white student radical (in high school and then college), I’m reconsidering my experience. I made a lot of mistakes and was blind in many ways, particularly as a white person. What follows are some lessons that I am learning, some strategies for reflecting on, interrogating, and disrupting racism in ourPoursuivre la lecture de « Ten Things to Remember: Anti-Racist Strategies for White Student Radicals »

The Sugarcoated Language Of White Fragility

The language we use to talk about racism is obviously distorted, a big clue that something is being hidden. It’s pretty easy to pinpoint the source: most White people can’t handle talking about racism. We flail. We don’t understand the subject, we get really uncomfortable, and we either clam up because we don’t want toPoursuivre la lecture de « The Sugarcoated Language Of White Fragility »

Um Nyobe, the forgotten father of the independence of Cameroon

The story of this hero which is taboo is also the hidden story of the longest war for independence of a former French protectorate, the determination of a people to put an end barbarism. Um Nyobe’s dead body 1958 September 13, 1958. Found in the forest near the locality of Boumnyebel, Um Nyobe receives aPoursuivre la lecture de « Um Nyobe, the forgotten father of the independence of Cameroon »